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Focussed palmtop information access combining starfield displays and profile-based recommendations

Dunlop, M.D. and Morrison, Alison and McCallum, Stephen and Ptaskinski, Piotr and Risbey, Chris and Stewart, Fraser (2004) Focussed palmtop information access combining starfield displays and profile-based recommendations. In: Proceedings of workshop on Mobile and Ubiquitous Information Access. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2954 . Springer, pp. 79-89. ISBN 3540210032

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Abstract

This paper presents two palmtop applications: Taeneb CityGuide and Taeneb ConferenceGuide. Both applications are centred around Starfield displays on palmtop computers - this provides fast, dynamic access to information on a small platform. The paper describes the applications focussing on this novel palmtop information access method and on the user-profiling aspect of the CityGuide, where restaurants are recommended to users based on both the match of restaurant type to the users' observed previous interactions and the rating given by reviewers with similar observed preferences.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 2557
Keywords: palmtop, mobile devices, usability, web technology, user profiling, hand held devices, Electronic computers. Computer science
Subjects: Science > Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
Department: Faculty of Science > Computer and Information Sciences
Strathclyde Business School > Hospitality and Tourism Management
Strathclyde Business School > Marketing
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2007
Last modified: 24 Jul 2015 05:47
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2557

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