Journal of Systems Integration, Vol 8, No 3 (2017)

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A System for Recommending Rental Properties

Bernard Shibwabo Kasamani, Guy Nahimana


This paper presents an implementation of recommender technology to online search of rental properties. In particular, the paper uses the preference-based search approach combined with a technique called example-critiquing. Rather than perform a query against the database, this approach prompts the user to express some preferences on rental properties, uses them to construct a preference model for the user, and finally generates a list of properties that best match that preferences. The system is developed as Web application using the Ruby on Rails framework.

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ISSN: 1804-2724

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