Personalised Multimodal Interfaces for Mobile Geographic Information Systems

  • Eoin Mac Aoidh
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4018)


HCI in GIS is complicated by information overload and inappropriately designed user interfaces considering the task at hand. Implicit user profiling makes it possible to personalise both the data displayed by the GIS, and the interface used to display this data. The advance of mobile computing in recent years has put a great demand on mobile GIS to be made more efficient and user-friendly, as GIS are best experienced in the field. While operating in the field, it is quite conceivable that one’s hands would be otherwise occupied, thus the advancement of a multimodal system is imperative for field operation. This doctoral consortium paper addresses the personalisation of the HCI with such a mobile GIS.


Information Overload Multimodal Interface Multimodal Interaction Mouse Movement Multimodal System 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eoin Mac Aoidh
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  1. 1.School of Computer Science and InformaticsCollege of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical SciencesUCD DublinIreland

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