Publications

This page lists my research publications, organized by type and date. See my research page for a topical view of my research.

I also have research profiles elsewhere:

Citation counts from Microsoft Academic. With this data, my h-index is 13 and my i10-index is 13. Google Scholar records somewhat higher citation counts which can affect these metrics.

Book Chapters

Daniel Kluver, Michael D. Ekstrand, and Joseph A. Konstan. 2018. Rating-Based Collaborative Filtering: Algorithms and Evaluation. In Social Information Access. Peter Brusilovsky, ed. Springer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-319-90091-9. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-90092-6_10. Cited 7 times.

Journal Papers

Michael D. Ekstrand and Michael Ludwig. 2016. Dependency Injection with Static Analysis and Context-Aware Policy. Journal of Object Technology 15, 1 (February 2016), pp 1:1โ€“31. DOI 10.5381/jot.2016.15.5.a1. Cited 1 times.

Joseph A. Konstan, J.D. Walker, D. Christopher Brooks, Keith Brown, and Michael D. Ekstrand. 2015. Teaching Recommender Systems at Large Scale: Evaluation and Lessons Learned from a Hybrid MOOC. Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction 22, 2, Article 10 (April 2015), 23 pages. DOI 10.1145/2728171. Cited 13 times.

Justin J. Levandoski, Michael D. Ekstrand, Michael J. Ludwig, Ahmad Eldawy, Mohamed F. Mokbel, and John T. Riedl. 2011. RecBench: Benchmarks for Evaluating Performance of Recommender System Architectures. Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment 4, 11 (August 2011), 911โ€“920. Acceptance rate: 18%. Cited 6 times.

Michael D. Ekstrand, John T. Riedl, and Joseph A. Konstan. 2011. Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems. Foundations and Trendsยฎ in Human-Computer Interaction 4, 2 (February 2011), pp 81โ€“173. DOI 10.1561/1100000009. Cited 679 times.

Conference Papers

These are papers which have been published in peer-reviewed conference proceedings.

Michael D. Ekstrand, Mucun Tian, Mohammed R. Imran Kazi, Hoda Mehrpouyan, and Daniel Kluver. 2018. Exploring Author Gender in Book Rating and Recommendation. To appear in Proceedings of the 12th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™18). DOI 10.1145/3240323.3240373. Acceptance rate: 17.5%.

Michael D. Ekstrand, Mucun Tian, Ion Madrazo Azpiazu, Jennifer D. Ekstrand, Oghenemaro Anuyah, David McNeill, and Maria Soledad Pera. 2018. All The Cool Kids, How Do They Fit In?: Popularity and Demographic Biases in Recommender Evaluation and Effectiveness. In Proceedings of the Conference on Fairness, Accountability and Transparency. PMLR 81:172โ€“186. Acceptance rate: 24%.

Michael D. Ekstrand, Rezvan Joshaghani, and Hoda Mehrpouyan. 2018. Privacy for All: Ensuring Fair and Equitable Privacy Protections. In Proceedings of the Conference on Fairness, Accountability and Transparency. PMLR 81:35โ€“47. Acceptance rate: 24%.

Michael D. Ekstrand and Vaibhav Mahant. 2017. Sturgeon and the Cool Kids: Problems with Top-N Recommender Evaluation. In Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI, 639โ€“644.

Sushma Channamsetty and Michael D. Ekstrand. 2017. Recommender Response to Diversity and Popularity Bias in User Profiles. Short paper in Proceedings of the 30th International Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society Conference. AAAI, 657โ€“660.

Michael D. Ekstrand, Daniel Kluver, F. Maxwell Harper, and Joseph A. Konstan. 2015. Letting Users Choose Recommender Algorithms: An Experimental Study. In Proceedings of the Ninth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™15). ACM. DOI 10.1145/2792838.2800195. Acceptance rate: 21%. Cited 28 times.

Michael D. Ekstrand, F. Maxwell Harper, Martijn C. Willemsen, and Joseph A. Konstan. 2014. User Perception of Differences in Recommender Algorithms. In Proceedings of the Eighth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™14). ACM. DOI 10.1145/2645710.2645737. Acceptance rate: 23%. Cited 76 times.

Joseph A. Konstan, J.D. Walker, D. Christopher Brooks, Keith Brown, and Michael D. Ekstrand. 2014. Teaching Recommender Systems at Large Scale: Evaluation and Lessons Learned from a Hybrid MOOC. In Proceedings of the First ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale (ACM L@S โ€™14). ACM. DOI 10.1145/2556325.2566244. Acceptance rate: 37%. Cited 23 times.

Tien T. Nguyen, Daniel Kluver, Ting-Yu Wang, Pik-Mai Hui, Michael D. Ekstrand, Martijn C. Willemsen, and John Riedl. 2013. Rating Support Interfaces to Improve User Experience and Recommender Accuracy. In Proceedings of the Seventh ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™13). ACM. DOI 10.1145/2507157.2507188. Acceptance rate: 24%. Cited 24 times.

Daniel Kluver, Tien T. Nguyen, Michael Ekstrand, Shilad Sen, and John Riedl. 2012. How Many Bits per Rating?. In Proceedings of the Sixth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™12). ACM, pp 99โ€“106. DOI 10.1145/2365952.2365974. Acceptance rate: 20%. Cited 17 times.

Michael Ekstrand and John Riedl. 2012. When Recommenders Fail: Predicting Recommender Failure for Algorithm Selection and Combination. Short paper in Proceedings of the Sixth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™12). ACM, 233โ€“236. DOI 10.1145/2365952.2366002. Acceptance rate: 32%. Cited 24 times.

Justin J. Levandoski, Mohamed Sarwat, Mohamed F. Mokbel, and Michael D. Ekstrand. 2012. RecStore: An Extensible And Adaptive Framework for Online Recommender Queries Inside the Database Engine. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT โ€™12). ACM, 86โ€“96. DOI 10.1145/2247596.2247608. Acceptance rate: 23%. Cited 9 times.

Michael D. Ekstrand, Michael Ludwig, Joseph A. Konstan, and John T. Riedl. 2011. Rethinking The Recommender Research Ecosystem: Reproducibility, Openness, and LensKit. In Proceedings of the Fifth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™11). ACM, 133โ€“140. DOI 10.1145/2043932.2043958. Acceptance rate: 27% (20% for oral presentation, which this received). Cited 141 times.

Michael Ekstrand, Wei Li, Tovi Grossman, Justin Matejka, and George Fitzmaurice. 2011. Searching for Software Learning Resources Using Application Context. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST โ€™11). ACM, 195โ€“204. DOI 10.1145/2047196.2047220. Acceptance rate: 25%. Cited 24 times.

Michael D. Ekstrand, Praveen Kannan, James A. Stemper, John T. Butler, Joseph A. Konstan, and John T. Riedl. 2010. Automatically Building Research Reading Lists. In Proceedings of the Fourth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™10). ACM, 159โ€“166. DOI 10.1145/1864708.1864740. Acceptance rate: 19%. Cited 72 times.

Michael D. Ekstrand and John T. Riedl. 2009. rv youโ€™re dumb: Identifying Discarded Work in Wiki Article History. In Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration (WikiSym โ€™09). ACM, 10 pp. DOI 10.1145/1641309.1641317. Acceptance rate: 36% (Selected as Best Paper). Cited 23 times.

Workshops, Seminars, Posters, Etc.

These papers have undergone some form of peer review, and are published in workshops, poster proceedings, and similar venues.

Michael D. Ekstrand, Ion Madrazo Azpiazu, Katherine Landau Wright, and Maria Soledad Pera. 2018. Retrieving and Recommending for the Classroom: Stakeholders, Objectives, Resources, and Users. To appear in Proceedings of the ComplexRec 2018 Second Workshop on Recommendation in Complex Scenarios at RecSys 2018.

Michael D. Ekstrand. 2018. The LKPY Package for Recommender Systems Experiments: Next-Generation Tools and Lessons Learned from the LensKit Project. To be presented at the REVEAL 2018 Workshop on Offline Evaluation for Recommender Systems.

Mucun Tian and Michael D. Ekstrand. 2018. Monte Carlo Estimates of Evaluation Metric Error and Bias. To be presented at the REVEAL 2018 Workshop on Offline Evaluation for Recommender Systems.

Maria Soledad Pera, Katherine Wright, Michael D. Ekstrand. 2018. Recommending Texts to Children with an Expert in the Loop. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Children & Recommender Systems (KidRec) at IDC 2018. DOI 10.18122/cs_facpubs/140/boisestate.

Rezvan Joshaghani, Michael D. Ekstrand, Bart Knijnenburg, and Hoda Mehrpouyan. 2018. Do Different Groups Have Comparable Privacy Tradeoffs?. At Moving Beyond a โ€˜One-Size Fits Allโ€™ Approach: Exploring Individual Differences in Privacy, a workshop at CHI 2018.

Michael D. Ekstrand and Maria Soledad Pera. 2017. The Demographics of Cool: Popularity and Recommender Performance for Different Groups of Users. In RecSys 2017 Poster Proceedings.

Michael D. Ekstrand. 2017. Challenges in Evaluating Recommendations for Children. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Children & Recommender Systems (KidRec) at RecSys 2017.

Michael D. Ekstrand and Martijn C. Willemsen. 2016. Behaviorism is Not Enough: Better Recommendations through Listening to Users. In Proceedings of the Tenth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™16). ACM. DOI 10.1145/2959100.2959179. Acceptance rate: 36% (Past, Present, and Future track). Cited 7 times.

Jennifer D. Ekstrand and Michael D. Ekstrand. 2016. First Do No Harm: Considering and Minimizing Harm in Recommender Systems Designed for Engendering Health. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Recommender Systems for Health at RecSys โ€™16.

Michael D. Ekstrand. 2014. Building Open-Source Tools for Reproducible Research and Education. In Sharing, Re-use and Circulation of Resources in Cooperative Scientific Work, a workshop at ACM CSCW 2014.

Other Publications

Nicola Ferro, Norbert Fuhr, Gregory Grefenstette, Joseph A. Konstan, Pablo Castells, Elizabeth M. Daly, Thierry Declerck, Michael D. Ekstrand, Werner Geyer, Julio Gonzalo, Tsvi Kuflik, Krister Lindรฉn, Bernardo Magnini, Jian-Yun Nie, Raffaele Perego, Bracha Shapira, Ian Soboroff, Nava Tintarev, Karin Verspoor, Martijn C. Willemsen, and Justin Zobel. 2018. The Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop on Performance Modeling and Prediction. SIGIR Forum 52(1), June 2018, pp.ย 91โ€“101.

Michael D. Ekstrand and Amit Sharma. 2017. The FATREC Workshop on Responsible Recommendation. In Proceedings of the 11th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems.

Michael D. Ekstrand. 2014. Towards Recommender Engineering: Tools and Experiments in Recommender Differences. Ph.D Thesis, University of Minnesota. Cited 2 times.

Martijn Willemsen, Dirk Bollen, and Michael Ekstrand. 2011. UCERSTI 2: Second Workshop on User-Centric Evaluation of Recommender Systems and Their Interfaces. Workshop at the Fifth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™11). ACM, 395โ€“396. DOI 10.1145/2043932.2044020. Cited 3 times.

Michael D. Ekstrand, Michael Ludwig, Jack Kolb, and John T. Riedl. 2011. LensKit: a modular recommender framework. Demo presented at the Fifth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys โ€™11). ACM, 349โ€“350. DOI 10.1145/2043932.2044001. Cited 17 times.