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The influence of personality factors on visitor attitudes towards adaptivity dimensions for mobile museum guides

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In this work, we present a study on adaptation in a mobile museum guide, investigating the relationships between personality traits, and the attitudes towards some basic dimensions of adaptivity. Each participant was exposed to two simulated systems—one adaptive, the other not—on each of the dimensions investigated. The study showed that the personality traits relating to the notion of control (conscientiousness, neuroticism/emotional stability, Locus of Control) have a selective effect on the acceptance of the adaptivity dimensions.

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Goren-Bar, D., Graziola, I., Pianesi, F. et al. The influence of personality factors on visitor attitudes towards adaptivity dimensions for mobile museum guides. User Model User-Adap Inter 16, 31–62 (2006).

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