Agent-Based User Personalization Using Context-Aware Semantic Reasoning

  • Fran Frkovic
  • Vedran Podobnik
  • Krunoslav Trzec
  • Gordan Jezic
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5177)


The future of mobile telecommunications is aimed at creating a user-centric wireless world which takes into account user’s preferences, as well as communication context (e.g., network and terminal heterogeneity or user location). In order to enable context-aware personalization of communication services offered by next-generation mobile networks, we propose an agent-based approach in combination with semantic reasoning techniques from the Semantic Web. In particular, we use ontology-based user profiles to create an agent-based context-aware service which supports personalization according to user’s preferences. An ontology is created which contains knowledge regarding terminal capabilities and user preferences, as well as a software agent which manages user personalization according to the context extracted from the user profile.


Software Agents User Personalization Context-aware Semantic Reasoning Ontology-based User Profiles 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fran Frkovic
    • 1
  • Vedran Podobnik
    • 1
  • Krunoslav Trzec
    • 2
  • Gordan Jezic
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and ComputingUniversity of ZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Ericsson Nikola Tesla, R&D CenterCroatia

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