Capturing user contexts: Dynamic profiling for information seeking tasks

Roman Y. Shtykh, Qun Jin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Knowing each user's information needs is important for information systems to better facilitate human information activities. This is especially important in the days of information overload we are experiencing today. However, knowing and correctly applying individual information needs is extremely difficult, often impossible. Yet knowing multiple contexts of user information behavior can give us some conception (or a hint) of conceivable information a user tries to obtain in a particular context. In this paper we focus on capturing such information contexts into dynamically changing profiles which are further used to facilitate the user's information seeking activities.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProc. - The 3rd Int. Conf. Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2008 - Includes I-CENTRIC 2008
Subtitle of host publicationInt. Conf. Advances in Human-Oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services
Pages365-370
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Dec 1
Event3rd International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2008 - Includes I-CENTRIC 2008: International Conference on Advances in Human-Oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services - Sliema, Malta
Duration: 2008 Oct 262008 Oct 31

Publication series

NameProc. - The 3rd Int. Conf. Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2008 - Includes I-CENTRIC 2008: Int. Conf. Advances in Human-Oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2008 - Includes I-CENTRIC 2008: International Conference on Advances in Human-Oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services
CountryMalta
CitySliema
Period08/10/2608/10/31

    Fingerprint

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Control and Systems Engineering

Cite this

Shtykh, R. Y., & Jin, Q. (2008). Capturing user contexts: Dynamic profiling for information seeking tasks. In Proc. - The 3rd Int. Conf. Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2008 - Includes I-CENTRIC 2008: Int. Conf. Advances in Human-Oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services (pp. 365-370). [4693698] (Proc. - The 3rd Int. Conf. Systems and Networks Communications, ICSNC 2008 - Includes I-CENTRIC 2008: Int. Conf. Advances in Human-Oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSNC.2008.55