Collaborative filtering content for parental control in mobile application chatting

Muhamad Ridhwan Bin Mohamad Razali, Suzana Ahmad, Norizan Mat Diah

Abstract


Mobile phone is an important medium of communication for most people regardless their age. One of the most used mobile phone application is chat application. Since mobile users are across different age groups, from youngsters to senior citizen, each age level has their own ways or styles of communication when using mobile application chatting. Adult mostly used proper syntax with complete sentences while youngsters normally use short forms with incomplete sentences. In addition, improper communication styles, usage of bad and inappropriate words has become a trend among youngsters. This matter gives negative impact on the education system in a short-term and national language preservation in a long term. Hence, in this paper, researchers present a tool that provides word recommendations for mobile application chatting. This tool would be is an education material to younger generation users with subtle approach. Implementation of the tool is by adapting Collaborative Filtering approach with User-Based model which focusing on recommendation on similar interest between users. Collaborative filtering content tool is functioning well during the functionality testing and it is thriving as a mobile application chatting guidance.

Keywords


Collaborative Filtering; Content filtering; Education; Mobile application; Online chatting; Parental guidance

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