Recent media presence

I am very happy that our CHIIR paper "Break the Loop: Gender Imbalance in Music Recommenders" with Andrés Ferraro and Xavier Serra received a lot of media attention. It will take a while until I can integrate all the media articles (that I am aware of) in my website. Here some links (articles in various languages)...

CHIIR 2021 presentation: Break the Loop: Gender Imbalance in Music Recommenders

Andrés Ferraro will present our joint paper at CHIIR 2021. In the paper with the title "Break the Loop: Gender Imbalance in Music Recommenders", we investigate the imbalance in music recommendations with respect to the artists' gender. We propose a simple re-ranking approach to mitigate the problem and show in a simulation of feedback loops how the gender (im-)balances evolves over time. DOI of Paper: More