User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization

20th International Conference, UMAP 2012, Montreal, Canada, July 16-20, 2012. Proceedings

  • Judith Masthoff
  • Bamshad Mobasher
  • Michel C. Desmarais
  • Roger Nkambou
Conference proceedings UMAP 2012

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-31454-4

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7379)

Table of contents (43 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Long Papers

    1. GECKOmmender: Personalised Theme and Tour Recommendations for Museums
      Fabian Bohnert, Ingrid Zukerman, Junaidy Laures
      Pages 26-37
    2. Property-Based Interest Propagation in Ontology-Based User Model
      Federica Cena, Silvia Likavec, Francesco Osborne
      Pages 38-50
    3. Preference Relation Based Matrix Factorization for Recommender Systems
      Maunendra Sankar Desarkar, Roopam Saxena, Sudeshna Sarkar
      Pages 63-75
    4. A Comparative Study of Users’ Microblogging Behavior on Sina Weibo and Twitter
      Qi Gao, Fabian Abel, Geert-Jan Houben, Yong Yu
      Pages 88-101
    5. Studies to Determine User Requirements Regarding In-Home Monitoring Systems
      Melanie Larizza, Ingrid Zukerman, Fabian Bohnert, R. Andrew Russell, Lucy Busija, David W. Albrecht et al.
      Pages 139-150
    6. Improving Tensor Based Recommenders with Clustering
      Martin Leginus, Peter Dolog, Valdas Žemaitis
      Pages 151-163
    7. Models of User Engagement
      Janette Lehmann, Mounia Lalmas, Elad Yom-Tov, Georges Dupret
      Pages 164-175
    8. Improving the Performance of Unit Critiquing
      Monika Mandl, Alexander Felfernig
      Pages 176-187
    9. Enhanced Semantic TV-Show Representation for Personalized Electronic Program Guides
      Cataldo Musto, Fedelucio Narducci, Pasquale Lops, Giovanni Semeraro, Marco de Gemmis, Mauro Barbieri et al.
      Pages 188-199
    10. Attention and Selection in Online Choice Tasks
      Vidhya Navalpakkam, Ravi Kumar, Lihong Li, D. Sivakumar
      Pages 200-211
    11. Investigating Explanations to Justify Choice
      Ingrid Nunes, Simon Miles, Michael Luck, Carlos J. P. de Lucena
      Pages 212-224
    12. The Effect of Suspicious Profiles on People Recommenders
      Luiz Augusto Pizzato, Joshua Akehurst, Cameron Silvestrini, Kalina Yacef, Irena Koprinska, Judy Kay
      Pages 225-236

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 20 th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, held in Montreal, Canada, in July 2012. The 22 long and 7 short papers of the Research Paper Track presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 101 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on user engagement; trust; user motivation, attention, and effort; recommender systems (including topics such as matrix factorization, critiquing, noise and spam in recommender systems); user centered design and evaluation; educational data mining; modeling learners; user models in microblogging; and visualization. The Industry Paper Track covered innovative commercial implementations or applications of UMAP technologies, and experience in applying recent research advances in practice. 2 long and 1 short papers were accepted of 5 submissions.


cultural heritage human computer interaction learning environments semantic Web trust and reputation

Editors and affiliations

  • Judith Masthoff
    • 1
  • Bamshad Mobasher
    • 2
  • Michel C. Desmarais
    • 3
  • Roger Nkambou
    • 4
  1. 1.University of AberdeenDepartment of Computing ScienceUK
  2. 2.Center for Web Intelligence, School of ComputingDePaul UniversityChicago60604
  3. 3.Polytechnique MontréalMontréalCanada
  4. 4.Dept. of Computer SciencesUniversity of Quebec in MontrealCanada

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-31453-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-31454-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349