Publications

Rethinking Collaborative Filtering: A Practical Perspective on State-Of-The-Art Research Based on Real-World Insights and Challenges (Invited Talk)
Noam Koenigstein
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'17), August 2017

Groove Radio: A Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Personalized Playlist Generation (pdf)
Shay Ben Elazar, Gal Lavee, Noam Koenigstein, Oren Barkan, Hilik Berezin, Ulrich Paquet and Tal Zaccai
ACM Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM'17), Cambridge UK, February 2017.

Low-Rank Factorization of Determinantal Point Processes for Recommendation (pdf)
Mike Gartrell, Ulrich Paquet, Noam Koenigstein
The Fourteenth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2017.

Bayesian Low-Rank Determinantal Point Processes
Mike Gartrell, Ulrich Paquet, Noam Koenigstein
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'16), September 2016, Boston, MA, USA..

Item2Vec: Neural Item Embedding for Collaborative Filtering (pdf)
Oren Barkan, Noam Koenigstein
arXiv:1603.04259, 2016.
Wikipedia links here and here.

 Beyond Collaborative Filtering: The List Recommendation Problem (pdf)
Oren Sar Shalom, Noam Koenigstein, Ulrich Paquet, Hastagiri P. Vanchinathan
International World Wide Web Conference (WWW'16), April 2016, Montreal, Canada.

 Speeding Up the Xbox Recommender System Using a Euclidian Transformation for Inner Product Spaces (pdf)
Yoram Bachrach, Yehuda Finkelstein, Ran Gilad-Bachrach, Liran Katzir, Noam Koenigstein, Nir Nice, Ulrich Paquet
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'14), October 2014, San Fransisco, CA, USA.

A Hybrid Explanations Framework for Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems (poster) (pdf)
Shay Ben Elazar, Noam Koenigstein
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'14), October 2014, San Fransisco, CA, USA.

A Scalable Bayesian Alternative to Density Estimation with a Bilinear Softmax Function (pdf)
Ulrich Paquet, Noam Koenigstein, Ole Winther
Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS'14) Workshop on Personalization Methods and Applications, December 2014, Montreal, Canada.

A Large-scale Exploration of Group Viewing Patterns (pdf)
Best paper runner up
Allison J.B. Chaney, Mike Gartrell, Jake M. Hofman, John Guiver, Noam Koenigstein, Pushmeet Kohli, Ulrich Paquet
TVX - ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for Television and Online Video, June 2014, Newcastle , UK.

Xbox Movies Recommendations: Variational Bayes Matrix Factorization with Embedded Feature Selection (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Ulrich Paquet
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'13), October 2013, Hong Kong, China.

Towards Scalable and Accurate Item-Oriented Recommendations (short paper) (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Yehuda Koren
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'13), October 2013, Hong Kong, China.

Sage: Recommender Engine as a Cloud Service (demo paper) (pdf)
Royi Ronen, Noam Koenigstein, Elad Ziklik, Mikael Sitruk, Ronen Yaari, Neta Haiby-Weiss
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'13), October 2013, Hong Kong, China.

Selecting Content-Based Features for Collaborative Filtering Recommenders (short paper) (pdf)
Royi Ronen, Noam Koenigstein, Elad Ziklik, Nir Nice
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'13), October 2013, Hong Kong, China.

One-class Collaborative Filtering with Random Graphs (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Ulrich Paquet
International World Wide Web Conference (WWW'13), May 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Xbox Recommendation System (short paper) (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Nir Nice, Ulrich Paquet, Nir Schleyen
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'12), September 2012, Dublin, Ireland.

Efficient Retrieval of Recommendations in a Matrix Factorization Framework (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Parikshit Ram, Yuval Shavitt
ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'12), November 2012, Maui, HI, USA.

Yahoo! Music Recommendations: Modeling Music Ratings with Temporal Dynamics and Taxonomy (pdf)
Gideon Dror, Noam Koenigstein and Yehuda Koren
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys'11)}, October 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

The Yahoo! Music Dataset and KDDCup’11 (pdf)
Gideon Dror, Noam Koenigstein, Yehuda Koren, Markus Weimer
The 7th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD): KDD Cup 2011 Workshop, August 2011, San Diego, CA, USA.

Analyzing The DC File Sharing Network (short paper) (pdf)
Pavel Gurvich, Noam Koenigstein, Yuval Shavitt
The IEEE International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P'10), August 2010, Delft, The Netherland.

Collaborative Filtering Based on P2P Networks (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Gert Lanckriet, Brian McFee, Yuval Shavitt
International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'10), August 2010, Utrecht, The Netherland

On the Applicability of Peer-to-Peer Data in Music Information Retrieval Research (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Yuval Shavitt, Ela Weinsberg, Udi Weinsberg
International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'10), August 2010, Utrecht, The Netherland.

What’s Hot? Estimating Country Specific Artist Popularity (pdf)
Markus Schedl, Tim Pohle, Noam Koenigstein, Peter Knees
International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'10), August 2010, Utrecht, The Netherland.

A Framework for Extracting Musical Similarities From Peer-To-Peer Networks (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Yuval Shavitt, Ela Weinsberg, Udi Weinsberg
AdMIRe: International Workshop on Advances in Music Information Research 2010 (In Conjunction with the ICME 2010), July 2010, Singapore.

Song Ranking Based on Piracy in Peer-to-Peer Networks (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Yuval Shavitt
International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR'09), October 2009, Kobe, Japan.

Predicting Billboard Success Using Data-Mining in P2P Networks (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Yuval Shavitt, Noa Zilberman
AdMIRe: International Workshop on Advances in Music Information Research 2009 (In Conjunction with the IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia 2009), December 2009, San Diego, CA, USA.

Spotting Out Emerging Artists Using Geo-Aware Analysis of P2P Query Strings (short presentation, full paper) (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Yuval Shavitt, Tomer Tankel
The ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'09), Las Vegas, NV, USA, August 2008.

Journals

The Yahoo! Music Dataset and KDDCup’11 (pdf)
Gideon Dror, Noam Koenigstein, Yehuda Koren, Markus Weimer
Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR), 17:1-12. 2011.

Web Scale Media Recommendation Systems (pdf)
Gideon Dror, Noam Koenigstein, Yehuda Koren
Proceedings of the IEEE, 100 (9), 2722-2736, 2012.

Talent Scouting in P2P Networks (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Yuval Shavitt
Computer Networks, 56(3):970-982, February 2012

Measuring the Validity of Peer-to-Peer Data for Information Retrieval Applications (pdf)
Noam Koenigstein, Yuval Shavitt, Ela Weinsberg, Udi Weinsberg
Computer Networks, 56(3):1092-1102, February 2012.

 

Other

My Ph.D. dissertation can be found here.