User Profile Modeling and Applications to Digital Libraries
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- Amato G., Straccia U. (1999) User Profile Modeling and Applications to Digital Libraries. In: Abiteboul S., Vercoustre AM. (eds) Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. ECDL 1999. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 1696. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
The ultimate goal of an information provider is to satisfy the user information needs. That is, to provide the user with the right information, at the right time, through the right means. A prerequisite for developing personalised services is to rely on user profiles representing users’ information needs. In this paper we will first address the issue of presenting a general user profile model. Then, the general user profile model will be customised for digital libraries users.
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