A Metaphor for Personalized Television Programming

  • Konstantinos Chorianopoulos
  • Diomidis Spinellis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2615)

Abstract

Traditional human-computer interaction settings involve a taskoriented approach where the human interacts with an application to accomplish a particular goal. The emergence of media-rich computer-mediated leisure applications requires a fresh view of the current paradigms and a careful examination of how this change of perspective affects their relevance. This paper proposes a metaphor for accessing personalized television programming and suggests an approach for integrating the metaphor into the design of a television user interface. The proposed metaphor is tested in the design of a personalized advertising service. The results of the empirical research are discussed and the suitability of the metaphor for other television programs is examined.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konstantinos Chorianopoulos
    • 1
  • Diomidis Spinellis
    • 1
  1. 1.eLTRUNAthens University of Economics & BusinessAthensGreece

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