Personalized Digital Television: Targeting Programs to Individual Viewers

Overview

TV viewers today are exposed to overwhelming amounts of information, and challenged by the plethora of interactive functionality provided by current set-top boxes. To ensure broad adoption of this technology by consumers, future Digital Television will have to take usability issues thoroughly into account. In particular, serious attention must be paid to facilitate the selection of content on an individual basis, and to provide easy-to-use interfaces that satisfy viewers' ...

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Overview

TV viewers today are exposed to overwhelming amounts of information, and challenged by the plethora of interactive functionality provided by current set-top boxes. To ensure broad adoption of this technology by consumers, future Digital Television will have to take usability issues thoroughly into account. In particular, serious attention must be paid to facilitate the selection of content on an individual basis, and to provide easy-to-use interfaces that satisfy viewers' interaction requirements.

This volume collects selected research reports on the development of personalized services for Interactive TV. Drawing upon contributions from academia and industry in the US, Europe and Asia, this book represents a comprehensive picture of leading edge research in personalized television.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402021633
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 3/31/2004
  • Series: Human-Computer Interaction Series , #6
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 321
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Pt. 1 Electronic program guides 1
1 User modeling and recommendation techniques for personalized electronic program guides 3
2 TV personalization system : design of a TV show recommender engine and interface 27
3 Case-studies on the evolution of the personalized electronic program guide 53
4 Interactive television personalization : from guides to programs 73
5 Group modeling : selecting a sequence of television items to suit a group of viewers 93
6 Categorization of Japanese TV viewers based on program genres they watch 143
Pt. 2 Broadcast news and personalized content 175
7 Personalcasting : tailored broadcast news 177
8 Media augmentation and personalization through multimedia processing and information extraction
9 ContentMorphing : a novel system for broadcast delivery of personalized content 235
Pt. 3 ITV user interfaces 257
10 Designing usable interfaces for TV recommender systems 259
11 The time-pillar world : a 3-D paradigm for the new enlarged TV information domain 287
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