Extending Social Networks with Implicit Human-Human Interaction

  • Tim Clerckx
  • Geert Houben
  • Kris Luyten
  • Karin Coninx
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4277)


This paper describes a framework to enable implicit interaction between mobile users in order to establish and maintain social networks according to the preferences and needs of each individual. A user model is proposed which can be constructed by the user and appended with information regarding the user’s privacy preferences. Design choices and tool support regarding the framework are discussed.


Personal Agent User Model Ubiquitous Computing Situational Statement Privacy Setting 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Clerckx
    • 1
  • Geert Houben
    • 1
  • Kris Luyten
    • 1
  • Karin Coninx
    • 1
  1. 1.Expertise Centre for Digital Media – IBBT, and transnationale Universiteit LimburgHasselt UniversityDiepenbeekBelgium

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