Conference Topics

The User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalisation conference encompasses the following topics:

Purposes of UMAP

  • Personalizing information
  • Recommending products
  • Tailoring search results
  • Enhancing learning outcomes
  • Adapting interfaces
  • Personalizing support
  • Assuming routine tasks

User Characteristics for UMAP

  • Knowledge and skills
  • Interests and preferences
  • Special needs
  • Affective states
  • Personality
  • Goals and plans
  • Contexts of use
  • Roles
  • Cultural characteristics

Application domains for UMAP

  • E-commerce
  • E-learning
  • Cultural heritage
  • Healthcare
  • Assistive technologies
  • Digital libraries
  • Office work
  • Recommender systems
  • Targeted advertisement
  • Digital TV

Environments for UMAP

  • Web-based systems (including the semantic/social Web)
  • Desktop systems
  • Groupware systems
  • Mobile and wearable systems
  • Smart environments
  • Smart objects
  • Virtual environments

Computational methods for UMAP

  • Data collection
  • User model extraction and representation
  • Algorithms for personalization and adaptation
  • Architectures for UMAP

Methods for design and evaluation of UMAP

  • Requirements gathering
  • Formative evaluation
  • User testing
  • Validation
  • Performance tests

Usability issues for UMAP

  • Ensuring adequate control, understanding, and predictability
  • Preserving privacy and security
  • Avoiding excessive narrowing of experience
 

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