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A personalised TV listings service for the digital TV age

B Smyth, P Cotter
2000 Knowledge-Based Systems  
an Internet-based personalised listings service.  ...  In this paper we describe the development of the PTV (Personalised Television Listings-http://www.ptv.ie) system which tackles the information overload associated with modern TV listings data, by providing  ...  FRIENDS The solution It is our contention that the correct way to provide a truly useful and scalable solution to the TV listings problem is to offer a personalised service [6, 9] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0950-7051(00)00046-0 fatcat:ts6at26sjngobemi2axefd43le

Surfing the Digital Wave [chapter]

Barry Smyth, Paul Cotter
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In the future digital TV will offer an unprecedented level of programme choice.  ...  PTV employs user profiling and information filtering techniques to generate web-based TV viewing guides that are personalised for the viewing preferences of individual users.  ...  Guide Compiler: To compile a personalised TV guide for a given date and user, PTV constructs two programme lists: (1) a list consisting of those programmes listed as positive in the user's profile, along  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48508-2_41 fatcat:km3asy5yzveyvdehffo7bkya3u

Semantic-based framework for personalised ambient media

Lora Aroyo, Pieter Bellekens, Martin Björkman, Geert-jan Houben
2006 Multimedia tools and applications  
The paper proposes a semantic-based metadata framework for personalised interaction with TV media in a connected home context.  ...  The TV-Anytime specification provides the basis for the metadata framework for handling content from IP, digital broadcast, and Blu-ray disc sources. Keywords Digital broadcast . Blu-ray disc .  ...  Furthermore it performs the deletion of items in the list which are unsuitable, for example content with a minimum 18 years age limit for younger users.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-006-0078-3 fatcat:qgwm5spwdnchvja75tyqs5ewlu

Interacting with Digital Media at Home via a Second Screen

Emmanuel Tsekleves, Leon Cruickshank, Annette Hill, Koko Kondo, Roger Whitham
2007 Ninth IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia Workshops (ISMW 2007)  
Interacting with digital media is at the epicentre of every household. In recent years Interactive Television (iTV) has become a household technology on a global scale.  ...  However, iTV is still a new technology in the early stages of its evolution.  ...  This included the integration of live Freeview TV (a free to air terrestrial digital television service in the UK) [10] in the system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ismw.2007.4475971 fatcat:yjnitvhotvbdboo43jun355bua

Interacting with Digital Media at Home via a Second Screen

Emmanuel Tsekleves, Leon Cruickshank, Annette Hill, Koko Kondo, Roger Whitham
2007 Ninth IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia Workshops (ISMW 2007)  
Interacting with digital media is at the epicentre of every household. In recent years Interactive Television (iTV) has become a household technology on a global scale.  ...  However, iTV is still a new technology in the early stages of its evolution.  ...  This included the integration of live Freeview TV (a free to air terrestrial digital television service in the UK) [10] in the system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ism.workshops.2007.42 fatcat:am43p7l5nzanfisytib5fpbnqu

Investigating media use and the television user experience in the home

Emmanuel Tsekleves, Roger Whitham, Koko Kondo, Annette Hill
2011 Entertainment Computing  
Our key findings indicate a strong desire for services which support media presentation and consumption through the TV (combined with a suitable control device) and cater for social interaction within  ...  We explored issues of interactional simplicity and sharing media using a TV and employed the experimental device as a focal point for discussion and the generation of new ideas.  ...  media engagement and the personalisation of digital media services and devices.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.entcom.2011.02.002 fatcat:beoivtrybjcgfnvjyjl4a5j5vi

Integrated multimedia publishing: combining TV and newspaper content on personal channels

Caj Södergård, Matti Aaltonen, Sari Hagman, Mikko Hiirsalmi, Timo Järvinen, Eija Kaasinen, Timo Kinnunen, Juha Kolari, Jouko Kunnas, Antti Tammela
1999 Computer Networks  
In a field trial lasting eight months, 62 people used the service through the bi-directional cable TV network in their homes.  ...  For ease of use the proxy server automatically paginates the articles into a sequence of browsable pages. News articles and TV news are linked to each other through automatic association.  ...  The authors would like to thank these partners for fruitful cooperation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1389-1286(99)00030-4 fatcat:7jgg33acuratxaxky3c7b4zwwe

Converged Digital TV Services: The Role of Middleware and Future Directions of Interactive Television

Emmanuel Tsekleves, John Cosmas, Amar Aggoun, Jonathan Loo
2009 International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting  
increase in the pace of innovation of convergence of digital TV systems and services.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief overview of what we know as digital TV converged services, to present and categorise the digital Television middleware technologies that contributed to it  ...  However the main difference between the two is that while an EPG is restricted in listing only the TV programmes available on each channel, an ESG lists all the available services and content a service  ... 
doi:10.1155/2009/643680 fatcat:4y344q7ipjc4jacrw3keqhjwbi

The role of IPTV in education

Ken Clarke, Michael Mccullough, Kursten Leins, Gil Tidhar, Doug Farmer
2012 Telecommunications Journal of Australia  
SeeCare Doug Farmer AARNet Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) is best known as a platform for the provision of entertainment services, such as movies-on-demand, and which provides sizeable revenue streams for  ...  development (CPD), and personally tailored education services in the home for the wider community.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The 'Uni TV' IPTV rollout was funded with the help of the Victorian State Government Broadband Enabled Innovation Program (BEIP).  ... 
doi:10.7790/tja.v62i5.354 fatcat:gf4hbsaexrcypdicgwtoovmp5y

A Cooperative Cellular and Broadcast Conditional Access System for Pay-TV Systems

H. Shirazi, J. Cosmas, D. Cutts
2010 IEEE transactions on broadcasting  
As a result, this paper presents the Mobile Conditional Access System (MICAS) as an end-to-end access control solution for Pay-TV systems.  ...   Abstract-The lack of interoperability between Pay-TV service providers and a horizontally integrated business transaction model have compromised the competition in the Pay-TV market.  ...  The set-top box shall display the list of discovered TV services (i.e.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbc.2009.2036956 fatcat:nilauratingwhbxfpd7hallnte

Practices and Services for Enabling the Independent Living of Elderly Population [chapter]

Apostolos Vontas, Nikolaos Protogeros, Vasiliki Moumtzi
2009 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In the context of this investigation we examined already existing practices and services and promote the ones that have the greatest impact to their lives and potential for wider commercial exploitation  ...  This paper presents the outcome of the evaluation of existing practices and services that assist the independent living of elderly population.  ...  access to service resources. • A Tele-monitoring Independent Living module (high interactivity), for controlling conditions about: Table 1 . 1 List of projects investigated on e-services for aging people  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04568-4_76 fatcat:cnpg4aystzgsbbyuwplmc7m3o4

Towards streaming as a dominant mode of media use?

Marika Lüders, Vilde Schanke Sundet, Terje Colbjørnsen
2021 Nordicom Review  
Findings from a cross-sectional survey in Norway show that frequent streamers consume a wider variety of genres and rely on more services.  ...  Further, we examine how the different logics characterising music and television streaming are mirrored in the number of streaming services people use.  ...  The odds of being a frequent user rather than a non-user is about 12 per cent lower for each year of age (OR = .88, 95% CI = .86-.89).  ... 
doi:10.2478/nor-2021-0011 fatcat:nzbi7knwwbgwhjukjxg6n24rxe

Goal-based structuring in recommender systems

Mark van Setten, Mettina Veenstra, Anton Nijholt, Betsy van Dijk
2006 Interacting with computers  
An experiment using an electronic TV guide shows that structuring information using a goal-based structure makes it easier for users to find interesting information, especially if the goals are used explicitly  ...  This paper describes a method to structure information (with or without using recommendations) taking into account the users' immediate interests: a goal-based structuring method.  ...  The authors would like to thank omroep.nl for providing TV guide data, Kenniswijk Eindhoven for giving us access to their user base, all people who helped us with inviting participants and all participants  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2005.11.005 fatcat:h5slreqaazc6bfanciecoabrjy

Just Browsing?

Yehia Elkhatib, Rebecca Killick, Mu Mu, Nicholas Race
2014 Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Multimedia - MM '14  
Understanding the dynamics of user interactions and the behaviour of users as they browse for content is vital for advancements in content discovery, service personalisation, and recommendation engines  ...  In this paper, we analyse how more than 1,100 users browse an online TV service over a period of six months.  ...  Several online media services have become conscious to the fact that monitoring Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee  ... 
doi:10.1145/2647868.2654980 dblp:conf/mm/ElkhatibKMR14 fatcat:pegg372k65atfaswzpttwgesie

Challenges of using Personal Data to Drive Personalised Electronic Programme Guides

Neelima Sailaja, Andy Crabtree, Phil Stenton
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '17  
This calls for the need to design future personalised media experiences that help enhance trust in these socio-technical settings.  ...  Users preferred personalised EPGs over current popular EPGs but expressed a significant lack of trust in the personal data collection that drives personalisation.  ...  With the EPG being personalised, it would upgrade from a simple list of programmes chosen by the broadcaster to an intelligent mix of both live broadcast and video on demand [15] , laid out against a  ... 
doi:10.1145/3025453.3025986 dblp:conf/chi/SailajaCS17 fatcat:xf4psymsxjftxgc52wotzum6ri
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