A Generic and Configurable Electronic Informer to Assist the Evaluation of Agent-Based Interactive Systems

  • Chi Dung Tran
  • Houcine Ezzedine
  • Christophe Kolski
Conference paper


The evaluation of user interactive systems has been an active subject of research for many years. Many methods have been proposed but most existing evaluation methods do not take the specific architecture of an agent-based interactive system into account, nor do they focus on the coupling between the architecture and evaluation phase. In this article, we propose an agent-based architecture of interactive systems that is considered as being mixed (it is both functional and structural). On the basis of this architecture, we propose a generic and configurable model of an evaluation tool, called “electronic informer,” designed to assist evaluators in analyzing and evaluating interactive systems with such architecture.


Interactive System Configurable Model Interactive Application Interface Agent Public Transport System 
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The present research work has been partially supported by the Ministère de l’Education Nationale, de la Recherche et de la Technologie, the Région Nord Pas-de-Calais, the FEDER (MIAOU, EUCUE, SART), the ANR ADEME (Viatic.Mobilité), and the PREDIM (MouverPerso).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chi Dung Tran
    • 1
  • Houcine Ezzedine
    • 1
  • Christophe Kolski
    • 1
  1. 1.LAMIH–UMR CNRS 8530University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-CambrésisFrance

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