Towards User Modeling Meta-ontology

  • Michael Yudelson
  • Tatiana Gavrilova
  • Peter Brusilovsky
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3538)


The paper proposes meta-ontology of the user modeling field. Ontology is meant to structure the state-of-the-art in the field and serve as a central reference point and as a tool to index systems, papers and learning media. Such ontology is beneficial for both the user modeling research community and the students as it creates a shared conceptualization of the known approaches to building user models and their implementations.


User Modeling Ontology Development Shared Conceptualization Ontological Engineer Base User Modeling 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Yudelson
    • 1
  • Tatiana Gavrilova
    • 2
  • Peter Brusilovsky
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information SciencesUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Department of Intelligent Computer TechnologiesSt.-Petersburg State Technical UniversityRussia

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