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New Approach to a Tourist Navigation System that Promotes Interaction with Environment [chapter]

Yoshio Nakatani, Ken Tanaka, Kanako Ichikaw
2011 Advances in Computer Science and Engineering  
Confirmatory experiment for sightseeing behavior We investigated enjoyment in sightseeing behavior and determining destination in Nara.  ...  They changed the order of their going to the various tourist spots on the sightseeing day and flexibly selected the routes.  ...  the original is properly cited and derivative works building on this content are distributed under the same license.  ... 
doi:10.5772/15661 fatcat:bwnvkgrxgfdidd5jyjzj7d2dvu

Emotion orientated recommendation system for Hiroshima tourist by fuzzy Petri Net

Takumi Ichimura, Issei Tachibana
2013 2013 IEEE 6th International Workshop on Computational Intelligence and Applications (IWCIA)  
We developed an Android Smartophone application software for tourist information system.  ...  Especially, the agent system recommends the sightseeing spot and local hospitality corresponding to the current feelings.  ...  In this paper, the impression values for 10 sightseeing spots in Hiroshima are investigated.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iwcia.2013.6624776 dblp:conf/IEEEiwcia/IchimuraT13 fatcat:cm5fpxh3nzh4ppp6qplkb2l7hq

SNS user classification and its application to obscure POI discovery

Chenyi Zhuang, Qiang Ma, Masatoshi Yoshikawa
2016 Multimedia tools and applications  
Estimating the characteristics of users, or user profiling, is one of the key challenges for such technologies.  ...  Finally, by using these user-profiling models, we propose a new application for geo-social recommendations.  ...  User-attribute Detection: A number of algorithms have been proposed for estimating the home location of Twitter users using content analysis. For instance, Eisenstein et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-016-4034-6 fatcat:3z6ybemyyncjthpb3lhzm4frvm

Soundscape Cognition for User Behavior in Urban Parks

Hyun In Jo, Jin Yong Jeon, Jean-Dominique Polack
2019 Proceedings of the ICA congress  
To investigate the cognitive components of urban park soundscape design, we evaluated soundscape preference based on visual object change factors for the background and people within the virtual reality  ...  To investigate the behavioral characteristics of urban users, the image of each selected point was divided into 30-second segments, and objective characteristics, such as activity, group, posture, and  ...  In recent years, there has been an attempt to investigate the change of the sound environment according to the behavioral characteristics of the urban users in addition to the simple audio-visual effect  ... 
doi:10.18154/rwth-conv-240001 fatcat:ygcnn2pcubhp7ftyt6xtpbn2t4

Mobile recommender systems in tourism

Damianos Gavalas, Charalampos Konstantopoulos, Konstantinos Mastakas, Grammati Pantziou
2014 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
Recommended tours are visualized on maps mtrip Travel Guides, 2012; , allowing users to browse informative content on selected POIs.  ...  In the pre-visit stage, users select content incorporated into a dynamically built mobile guide application, downloaded and installed on a mobile phone.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2013.04.006 fatcat:k7ks4oftvbai7ctmy6h7iltgfa

The User Model, Vocabulary and Logical Architecture for Adaptive Augmented Reality

Maritzol Tenemaza, Angélica de Antonio, Jaime Ramírez
2007 Proceedings of the Latin American Conference on Human Computer Interaction - CLIHC '15  
As a first step to this goal, our aim is to propose a detailed definition of the content of the User Model required for this type of systems.  ...  We explored state of the art ontologies for user modelling, and propose a set of significant user characteristics to be mod-elled.  ...  An adaptive application based on user knowledge has to be able to recognize changes in the state of the user's knowledge, and thus update the user model.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2824893.2824901 dblp:conf/clihc/TenemazaAR15 fatcat:jlxl4f2ncff2zfpsks65osf5ly

Can social bookmarking enhance search in the web?

Yusuke Yanbe, Adam Jatowt, Satoshi Nakamura, Katsumi Tanaka
2007 Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '07  
We investigate the usefulness of social bookmarking systems for the purpose of enhancing Web search through a series of experiments done on datasets obtained from social bookmarking systems.  ...  Individual contributions of bookmarking users as well as the general statistics of their activities are used here for a new kind of a complex search where contextual, temporal or sentiment-related information  ...  Much effort concentrated previously on utilizing global statistics of users and their behavior for selecting high quality and relevant resources.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1255175.1255198 dblp:conf/jcdl/YanbeJNT07 fatcat:t3jef67u4rdznaarzguqawxsji

An Analysis of Key Influencing Factors on Island Tourism Revisit Intentions – Evidence from the Matsu Islands

Chun-Chieh Wang, Hsiao-Chuan Liu, Hsuan-Shih Lee, Cheng-Chi Chung
2021 Journal of Marine Science and Technology  
Sightseeing and tourism not only brings economic benefits to the local community but also drive the development of related industries.  ...  The findings may serve as a reference for the allocation of tourism resources in Matsu Islands.  ...  to the content applicable to island tourism revisit intentions.  ... 
doi:10.51400/2709-6998.1437 fatcat:srnmvehgdvaxzh3yi4g6atoqie

Sightseeing Value Estimation by Analyzing Geosocial Images

Qiang Ma, Chenyi Zhuang, Min Ge, Yizhu Shen
2017 International Journal of Big Data Intelligence  
In contrast to conventional studies that rank POIs on the basis of user behavior analysis, this paper presents methods to estimate quality by analyzing geo-social images.  ...  For the nature value, we extract image features that are related to favorable human perception to verify whether a POI would satisfy tourists in terms of environmental psychology.  ...  we can recommend different spots to users on the basis of the season in which they are planning to visit. • A content based method for estimating sightseeing spots from a culture aspect: Different from  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijbdi.2017.10006525 fatcat:lujvh3eahngldllnt6klxkm5hu

Communication through virtual active objects overlaid onto the real world

Hiroyuki Tarumi, Ken Morishita, Yusuke Ito, Yahiko Kambayashi
2000 Proceedings of the third international conference on Collaborative virtual environments - CVE '00  
They are enabled to interact autonomously with human and other SpaceTags, realizing new applications of interactive games, virtual creatures (SpacePet), etc.  ...  We have categorized it as an overlaid virtual system, in which virtual objects are overlaid onto the real world based on time and space coordinates.  ...  The authors are grateful to Mr. Megumi Nakano, for his contribution in developing the SpaceTag prototype. We also appreciate encouraging comments from Prof. Masahiko Tsukamoto (Osaka University).  ... 
doi:10.1145/351006.351034 fatcat:z6dat2nly5bfxeqfpdehu7arbe

Flexible guidance generation using user model in spoken dialogue systems

Kazunori Komatani, Shinichi Ueno, Tatsuya Kawahara, Hiroshi G. Okuno
2003 Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics - ACL '03  
Experimental evaluation shows that the cooperative responses adaptive to individual users serve as good guidance for novice users without increasing the dialogue duration for skilled users.  ...  Specifically, we set up three dimensions of user models: skill level to the system, knowledge level on the target domain and the degree of hastiness.  ...  The proposed user models also suppress the redundancy by changing the dialogue procedure and selecting contents of responses.  ... 
doi:10.3115/1075096.1075129 dblp:conf/acl/KomataniUKO03 fatcat:lp74iguhqnhxnkvrpvvpldan2m

TOURISM RECOMMENDATION SYSTEM: EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION

Biljana PETREVSKA, Saso KOCESKI
2012 Revista de Turism: Studii si Cercetari in Turism  
necessary for creating competitive tourism product.  ...  The proposed recommendation system based on collaborative filtering notes positive impulses in the case of Macedonia.  ...  Considering the fact that the human preferences change over time due to various factors, the tourists might change their behavior too.  ... 
doaj:74e343112cff4a439766ef1e2a3bd6e3 fatcat:lojwd4z23reflhmwlnywo7detq

A Reflective Approach to Keeping Business Characteristics in Business-End Service Composition [chapter]

Zhuofeng Zhao, Yanbo Han, Jianwu Wang, Kui Huang
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It is also investigated how to keep the business characteristics of business-end service composites during the mapping and how to adapt to changes of the correlation information for mapping.  ...  Then, using the principle of reflection, the contents for keeping business characteristics and the correlation information for mapping are combined and maintained on a meta-level.  ...  Service Selection Component Service selection component can be used to select the most appropriate service according to the users' demand.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30480-7_50 fatcat:cyth5cf4p5hwfhsrofuyyg5f7u

The Effect of Social Media on Tourism Consumer Adoption Intention: Evidence from Urumqi

Qian Cao, Bin Yu, Xiao Xia Tian Tian
2017 Journal of Accounting & Marketing  
We randomly survey 1100 tourism consumers in Urumqi of China to test the effect of characteristic of social media on tourism consumer adoption intention, as well as explore individual heterogeneity.  ...  In addition, the frequency of using social media and engaging in tourism activities has a positive effect on adoption intention.  ...  Social media is an information transmission tool based on hyperlink and hypertext; it increases the engagement and interactivity of Internet users by allowing them to create contents themselves and changes  ... 
doi:10.4172/2168-9601.1000219 fatcat:suyvm2vh7rgy7hmlq2b4muy7qe

Reputation evaluation of georeferenced data for crowd-sensed applications

Marco Gusmini, Nafaâ Jabeur, Roula Karam, Michele Melchiori, Chiara Renso
2017 Procedia Computer Science  
This evaluation can be based on reputation scores that summarize users' experiences with the specific content.  ...  However, in order to be fruitfully used in various VGI-based types of application reliability and quality of particular VGI content (i.e., Points of Interest) have to be assessed.  ...  The rationale for selecting the minimum is the following.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2017.05.372 fatcat:ga6nlzyyf5cddcp3bbnfjagbxq
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