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Web User Modeling via Negotiating Information Foraging Agent

Tao, Xuehong and Theng, Yin-Leng and Ting, Terence (2009) Web User Modeling via Negotiating Information Foraging Agent. In: Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2009: 12th IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, August 24-28, 2009, Proceedings, Part I. Gross, Tom and Gulliksen, Jan and Kotzé, Paula and Oestreicher, Lars and Palanque, Philippe and Oliveira Prates, Raquel and Winckler, Marco, eds. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (5726). Springer, Berlin, pp. 436-439.

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Abstract

Information foraging theory lays a good foundation for web user modeling. However, the existing user modeling methods mainly focus on fixed information needs. In the real world, a user’s information goal often evolves, and information foraging is a negotiation process between the user and the system. In this paper, we proposed an agent based approach that modeled the dynamic information seeking process of information foragers.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9783642036545 (print) 9783642036552 (online) 0302-9743 (ISSN)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID22684, information foraging, information scent, information retrieval, user modeling, software agent
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0806 Information Systems
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Science and Engineering
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 22:58
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2014 22:58
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9782
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03655-2_49
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