Annelien Smets

research professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussel
senior researcher at imec-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

My research centers around personalization and recommender systems, and their value in media markets. I have a specific interest in discovery through recommenders.

Latest publications

Ranaivoson, H., Smets, A. & Ballon, P. (2024). Challenges and opportunities for recommender systems in media markets. In U. Rohn, M. Rimscha & T. Raats (Ed.), De Gruyter Handbook of Media Economics (pp. 215-228). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter.

Michiels, L., Vannieuwenhuyze, J., Leysen, J., Verachtert, R., Smets, A., & Goethals, B. (2023). How Should We Measure Filter Bubbles? A Regression Model and Evidence for Online News. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems.

Binst, B., Vandenbroucke, H., Li, D., Puskas, I., Van der Elst, P., & Smets, A. (2023). Towards a Pragmatic Approach for studying Normative Recommender Systems: Exploring Power Dynamics in Digital Platform Markets. In Proceedings of the the First Workshop on Normative Design and Evaluation on Recommender Systems

Smets, A. (2023). Designing for Serendipity, a Means or an End?. Journal of Documentation, 79(3), 589-607.