Abstract

The immaturity of the field of context-aware computing means that little is known about how to incorporate appropriate personalisation mechanisms into context-aware applications. One of the main challenges is how to elicit and represent complex, context-dependent requirements, and then use the resulting representations within context-aware applications to support decision-making processes. In this paper, we characterise several approaches to personalisation of context-aware applications and introduce our research on personalisation using a novel preference model.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen Henricksen
    • 1
  • Jadwiga Indulska
    • 2
  1. 1.CRC for Enterprise Distributed Systems Technology (DSTC) 
  2. 2.School of Information Technology and Electrical EngineeringThe University of Queensland 

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