Personalized Information Retrieval and Access: Concepts, Methods and Practices

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Global information retrieval and anywhere, anytime information access has stimulated a need to design and model the personalized information search in a flexible and agile way that can use the specific personalization techniques, algorithms, and available technology infrastructure to satisfy high-level functional requirements for personalization. Personalized Information Retrieval and Access: Concepts, Methods and Practices surveys the main concepts, methods, and practices of personalized information retrieval and access in today's data intensive, dynamic, and distributed environment, and provides students, researchers, and practitioners with authoritative coverage of recent technological advances that are shaping the future of globally distributed information retrieval and anywhere, anytime information access.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599045108
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 4/28/2011
  • Series: Premier Reference Source Series
  • Pages: 372
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. I Concepts

Ch. I Learning Personalized Ontologies from Text: A Review on an Inherently Transdisciplinary Area Shan Chen Shan, Chen Mary-Anne Williams Williams, Mary-Anne 1

Ch. II Overview of Design Options for Neighborhood-Based Collaborative Filterning Systems Nikos Manouselis Manouselis, Nikos Constantina Costopoulou Costopoulou, Constantina 30

Ch. III Exploring Information Management Problems in the Domain of Critical Incidents Rafael Andres Gonzalez Gonzalez, Rafael Andres 55

Ch. IV Mining for Web Personalization Penelope Markellou Markellou, Penelope Maria Rigou Rigou, Maria Spiros Sirmakessis Sirmakessis, Spiros 77

Ch. V Clustering Web Information Sources Athena Vakali Vakali, Athena George Pallis Pallis, George Lefteris Angelis Angelis, Lefteris 98

Sect. II Methods and Practices

Ch. VI A Conceptual Structure for Designing Personalized Information Seeking and Retrieval Systems in Data Intensive Domains Nong Chen Chen, Nong Ajantha Dahanayake Dahanayake, Ajantha 119

Ch. VII Privacy Control Requirements for Context-Aware Mobile Services Amr Ali Eldin Eldin, Amr Ali Zoran Stojanovic Stojanovic, Zoran 151

Ch. VIII User and Context-Aware Quality Filters Based on Web Metadata Retrieval Ricardo Barros Barros, Ricardo Geraldo Xexeo Xexeo, Geraldo Wallace A. Pinheiro Pinheiro, Wallace A. Jano de Souza de Souza, Jano 167

Ch. IX Personalized Content-Based Image Retrieval Iker Gondra Gondra, Iker 194

Ch. X Service-Oriented Architectures for Context-Aware Information Retrieval and Access Lu Yan Lu, Yan 220

Ch. XI On Personalizing Web Services Using Context Zakaria Maamar Maamar, Zakaria Soraya Kouadri Mosteefaoui Mosteefaoui, Soraya Kouadri Qusay H. MahmoudMahmoud, Qusay H. 232

Ch. XII Role-Based Multi-Agent Systems Haibin Zhu Zhu, Haibin MengChu Zhou Zhou, MengChu 254

Ch. XIII Towards a Context Definition for Multi-Agent Systems Tarek Ben Mena Mena, Tarek Ben Narjes Bellamine-Ben Saoud Saoud, Narjes Bellamine-Ben Mohamed Ben Ahmed Ahmed, Mohamed Ben Bernard Pavard Pavard, Bernard 286

Compilation of References 308

About the Contributors 342

Index 347

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