Scrutable and Persuasive Push-Notifications

  • Kieran FraserEmail author
  • Bilal Yousuf
  • Owen Conlan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11433)


Push-notifications have the potential to reinforce positive behaviours when applied in an intelligent manner. This paper explores a method of improving the delivery process of push-notifications by extracting scrutable persuasive features and refining prediction of notification outcomes. Additionally, a method is proposed for generating recommended notifications, based on the extracted persuasive features, to maximise potential engagement for scenarios such as behavioural interventions. The results illustrate that the persuasive features extracted contributed toward improved push-notification action prediction and that the personalised persuasive notifications recommended vastly increased the Click Through Rate (CTR) of notifications.


Push-notifications Synthetic data Scrutable persuasion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ADAPT Centre, School of Computer Science and StatisticsTrinity College DublinDublin 2Ireland

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