User Modeling 2003

9th International Conference, UM 2003 Johnstown, PA, USA, June 22–26, 2003 Proceedings

  • Peter Brusilovsky
  • Albert Corbett
  • Fiorella de Rosis
Conference proceedings UM 2003

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2702)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 2702)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Abstracts of Invited Talks

  3. Adaptive Hypermedia

    1. Alexandra Cristea, Licia Calvi
      Pages 4-14
    2. Halima Habieb-Mammar, Franck Tarpin-Bernard, Patrick Prévôt
      Pages 15-24
    3. Cristóbal Romero, Sebastián Ventura, Paul de Bra, Carlos de Castro
      Pages 25-34
  4. Adaptive Web

    1. Tingshao Zhu, Russ Greiner, Gerald Häubl
      Pages 65-75
  5. Natural Language and Dialog

    1. Addolorata Cavalluzzi, Berardina De Carolis, Valeria Carofiglio, Giuseppe Grassano
      Pages 86-95
  6. Plan Recognition

    1. Stephanie Elzer, Nancy Green, Sandra Carberry, Kathleen McCoy
      Pages 122-132
    2. Joshua Introne, Richard Alterman
      Pages 133-137
    3. Marcus J. Huber, Richard Simpson
      Pages 138-142
  7. Evaluation

  8. Emerging Issues of User Modeling

    1. Tsvi Kuflik, Bracha Shapira, Yuval Elovici, Adlai Maschiach
      Pages 168-177
    2. Sean M. McNee, Shyong K. Lam, Joseph A. Konstan, John Riedl
      Pages 178-187
    3. Malcolm Slaney, Jayashree Subrahmonia, Paul Maglio
      Pages 188-197
    4. James Uther, Judy Kay
      Pages 198-202
    5. Felix Hernandez, Elena Gaudioso, Jesus G. Boticario
      Pages 203-207
    6. Liana Razmerita, Albert Angehrn, Alexander Maedche
      Pages 213-217
  9. Group Modeling and Cooperation

    1. Helen Bretzke, Julita Vassileva
      Pages 218-227
    2. Alexander Feinman, Richard Alterman
      Pages 228-237
    3. Daniel Kudenko, Mathias Bauer, Dietmar Dengler
      Pages 238-247
    4. Roy Wilson
      Pages 248-257
    5. Judith Masthoff
      Pages 258-262
  10. Applications

    1. Eric McCreath, Judy Kay
      Pages 263-272
    2. Liliana Ardissono, Anna Goy, Matt Holland, Giovanna Petrone, Ralph Schäfer
      Pages 283-287
    3. Diana Bental, Alison Cawsey, Janne Pearson, Ray Jones
      Pages 288-291
    4. Eugene Santos, Hien Nguyen, Qunhua Zhao, Erik Pukinskis
      Pages 292-296
    5. Christian Schmitt, Dietmar Dengler, Mathias Bauer
      Pages 297-302
  11. Student Modeling Methods

    1. Joseph E. Beck, Peng Jia, June Sison, Jack Mostow
      Pages 303-312
    2. Antonija Mitrovic, Kenneth R. Koedinger, Brent Martin
      Pages 313-322
    3. Joseph E. Beck, Peng Jia, Jack Mostow
      Pages 323-327
    4. Gladys Castillo, João Gama, Ana M. Breda
      Pages 328-332
    5. Steven Ritter, Stephen Blessing, Leslie Wheeler
      Pages 333-336
    6. Regina Stathacopoulou, Maria Grigoriadou, George D. Magoulas, Denis Mitropoulos
      Pages 337-341
  12. Learning Environments: Natural Language and Pedagogy

    1. F. Linton, B. Goodman, R. Gaimari, J. Zarrella, H. Ross
      Pages 342-351
    2. K. Stacey, E. Sonenberg, A. Nicholson, T. Boneh, V. Steinle
      Pages 352-362
    3. Bradley Goodman, Janet Hitzeman, Frank Linton, Helen Ross
      Pages 363-367

About these proceedings


The International User Modeling Conferences are the events at which research foundations are being laid for the personalization of computer systems. In the last 15 years, the field of user modeling has produced significant new theories and methods to analyze and model computer users in short and long term interactions. A user model is an explicit representation of properties of individual users or user classes. It allows the system to adapt its performance to user needs and preferences. Methods for personalizing human computer interaction based on user models have been successfully developed and applied in a number of domains, such as information filtering, adaptive natural language and hypermedia presentation, tutoring systems, e commerce and medicine. There is also a growing recognition of the need to evaluate the results of new user modeling methods and prototypes in empirical studies and a growing focus on evaluation methods. New trends in HCI create new and interesting challenges for user modeling. While consolidating results in traditional domains of interest, the user modeling field now also addresses problems of personalized interaction in mobile and ubiquitous computing and adaptation to user attitudes and affective states. Finally, with the spread of user modeling in everyday applications and on the Web, new concerns about privacy preservation are emerging. All these topics are covered in the proceedings of UM 2003, the 9th International Conference on User Modeling.


HCI Web adaptive systems collaborative computing computer-assisted learning distance learning human-computer interaction learning modeling student modeling ubiquitous computing user collaboration user interfaces user modeling

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Brusilovsky
    • 1
  • Albert Corbett
    • 2
  • Fiorella de Rosis
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Information Sciences, Department of Information Science and TelecommunicationsUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Human Computer Interaction InstituteCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  3. 3.Intelligent Interfaces, Department of InformaticsUniversity of BariBariItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-40381-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-44963-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
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