On Sept 29th 2014, TUB gave a one day tutorial at Informatik 2014 on how to provide recommendations of streamed data. The Annual Informatik conference is the largest computer science conference series in the German-speaking world. This year, practitioners and scientists will meet in Stuttgart to discuss latest advancements in the field of Big Data.
In the tutorial, they presented an open platform which allows researchers to benchmark news recommender algorithms in real-time. Participants could learn to deal with a continuous stream of requests for news article recommendations and, upon completion of the tutorial, learned everything they need to know in order to participate in CLEF NewsReel