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Modeling the moral user

Peter Asaro
2009 IEEE technology & society magazine  
Author Information Peter Asaro is affl iliated with the Center for Cultural Analysis at Rutgers University, and is a member of the Faculty of the Department of Media Studies and Film, The New School University  ...  Modeling the moral user will involve three elements.  ...  There are two ways to look at this: either as modeling the task environment, or as modeling the user [3] . Thus, I would like to call this approach to ethical design "modeling the moral user."  ... 
doi:10.1109/mts.2009.931863 fatcat:g3w374rkwve4lk5seafx2ve4hq

The um toolkit for cooperative user modelling

Judy Kay
1995 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
In addition it describes the user-model viewing tools and the way that these have enhanced the user's ability to help a system get their user model right.  ...  The paper also discusses the two central themes of the um work, the application of a tools approach to the design of a user modelling toolkit and the implications of making the user model accessible to  ...  The development of many of the tools would not have been possible without the contributions of Ronny Cook in various aspects of the sam project and the construction of the viewer.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01100243 fatcat:kfg75lrixnhehlevxsko7ajp6e

The user modeling shell system BGP-MS

Alfred Kobsa, Wolfgang Pohl
1995 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
This paper first summarizes the user modeling services that BGP-MS provides to application programs at runtime.  ...  BGP-MS is a user modeling shell system that can assist interactive software systems in adapting to their current users by taking the users' presumed knowledge, beliefs, and goals into account.  ...  Acknowledgment The research described in this paper has been supported by the German Society for the Advancement of Scientific Research under Grant No.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01099428 fatcat:azjld7e6qjgqhid6odgn3fzcfi

Exploiting user feedback to compensate for the unreliability of user models

Johanna D. Moore, C�cile L. Paris
1992 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
Recognizing this, researchers devised user models and strategies for exploiting them in order to enable systems to produce the "best" answer for a particular user.  ...  Just as human speakers show an essential, inbuilt responsiveness to their hearers, computer systems must "tailor" their utterances to users.  ...  Johanna Moore is currently supported by grants from the Office of Naval Research Cognitive and Neural Sciences Division, the National Science Foundation, and the National Library of Medicine.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01101108 fatcat:n3tcfgvg5nbzphlzxlnlwzmydu

Do We Know What the User Knows, and Does It Matter? The Epistemics of User Modelling [chapter]

Michael Ramscar, Helen Pain, John Lee
1997 User Modeling  
We argue that user knowledge can be modelled, up to a point, but that to ask whether or not we can know what the user knows is to misunderstand the question.  ...  Whilst many user models can function perfectly adequately with a behavioural impression of the user, the provision of assistance in some task domains, notably design, requires a richer understanding, incorporating  ...  The basic problem facing models of users' conceptual knowledge can be best stated as one of relating the conceptual knowledge of a computer user to corresponding knowledge modelled within the computer  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-7091-2670-7_42 fatcat:h6kwh62a4jg75hibfqwmdocgv4

Preface to the special issue on ubiquitous user modeling and user-adapted interaction

Tsvi Kuflik, Judy Kay, Aaron Quigley
2015 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
The first paper, When User Modeling Intersects Software Engineering: the Infobead User Modeling Approach, by Dim, Kuflik and Reinhartz-Berger, builds upon the body of work on user model servers and shells  ...  other's user models.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11257-015-9163-5 fatcat:tce7ofnfrjfn3de53oobirykfq

KNOME: Modeling What the User Knows in UC [chapter]

David N. Chin
1989 User Models in Dialog Systems  
KNOME is the user modeling component of UC, a natural language consultation system for the UNIX operating system.  ...  During the course of an interactive session with a user, KNOME infers the user's level of expertise from the dialog and maintains a model of the user's knowledge of the UNIX domain.  ...  Dealing with Uncertainty In any user model, the inferences that the model makes about the user contains some degree of uncertainty.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-83230-7_4 fatcat:xzvi4pgzordkjnfbzwvzzwmidq

Interactive Assessment of User Preference Models: The Automated Travel Assistant [chapter]

Greg Linden, Steve Hanks, Neal Lesh
1997 User Modeling  
This paper presents the candidate/critique model of interactive problem solving, in which an automated problem solver communicates candidate solutions to the user and the user critiques those solutions  ...  The paper presents the Automated Travel Assistant, an implemented prototype of the model that interactively builds flight itineraries using realtime airline information.  ...  Our implemented CCA, the Automated Travel Assistant, assists the user in finding an optimal or near-optimal trip by presenting the user with carefully selected exemplars that characterize the solution  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-7091-2670-7_9 fatcat:i3qcbxc6cnhlvlb5mbripsnw5i

Preface to the Special Issue on User Modeling in Ubiquitous Computing

Anthony Jameson, Antonio Krüger
2005 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
The field of user modeling has come up with many techniques for modeling and adapting to computer users, for example, to their preferences, goals, and intentions, as well as to their cognitive and affective  ...  We believe that the field of user modeling can contribute significantly to the enhancement of the effectiveness and usability of ubiquitous computing systems.  ...  This framework merges user models and context models to empower designers of context-aware applications to increase the user-adaptivity of these applications.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11257-005-2335-y fatcat:cxnq4ytrhnez5ftx25fcit3vnq

Extending the scope of the student model

Susan Bull, Paul Brna, Helen Pain
1995 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
Acknowledgements This is an extended version of a paper presented at the International Conference on User Modeling, 1994.  ...  We would like to thank David Frier for providing the student exercises on which the learner performance and acquisition order research was based, and for assisting in the interpretation of student errors  ...  The situation is different in Brazil.User Modeling and User Adapted Interaction 5(1), 1995 For further examples of errors see Bull (1994a) .User Modeling and User Adapted Interaction 5(1), 1995  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01101801 fatcat:fcmx2d3k4jahroyoo34l46no4y

User Driven Evolution of User Interface Models – The FLEPR Approach [chapter]

Stefan Hennig, Jan Van den Bergh, Kris Luyten, Annerose Braune
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In model-based user interface development, models at different levels of abstraction are used.  ...  Transformations form the bridge between these models.  ...  Part of this work is supported by the FWO project G.0296.08 and by the ESF project 080904707 (together with the Free State of Saxony).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23765-2_41 fatcat:fvdxadnqpnfnfgvf2ude4vohtu

Preface to the Special Issue on user modeling for personalized interaction with music

Marko Tkalčič, Markus Schedl, Peter Knees
2020 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction (UMUAI), and PLOS ONE.  ...  (2019) and Kamehkhosh et al. (2019) show the importance of the user intent, which has been neglected in the past for the more Preface to the Special Issue on user modeling for personalized… accessible  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11257-020-09264-6 fatcat:fsrgzag6tbfwjcvngbhu4ormye

Modelling User Tasks with the Unified Modelling Language

Panos Markopoulos
2001 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
This paper discusses the extension of the Unified Modelling Language (UML) for modelling tasks and user groups.  ...  The term task is used widely, to include collaborative and multi-user tasks and without reference to some specific theory of user task knowledge or behaviour.  ...  Re-design of the user activity should be done at the task level, resulting in the envisioned task model.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1474-6670(17)41497-2 fatcat:2qdzaxiiwjhwrc6nbozygh5qti

Introduction to the special issue on statistical and probabilistic methods for user modeling

David Albrecht, Ingrid Zukerman
2007 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
This mixture of vast electronic content and increased knowledge about people's actions provides an opportunity to harness statistical and probabilistic models to build user models that support the delivery  ...  On the other hand, information providers can find out more about their users' requirements by logging people's activities.  ...  This model is extended into an integrated model that creates a pseudo user for each user in the data set.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11257-006-9025-2 fatcat:gyokztyecbgczf5bdtoswjcm6q

Using structural descriptions of interfaces to automate the modelling of user cognition

Jon May, Philip J. Barnard, Ann Blandford
1993 User modeling and user-adapted interaction  
One approach to user modelling (Barnard et al., 1988) involves building approximate descriptions of the cognitive activity underlying task performance in human-computer interactions.  ...  Here we show how structural descriptions of interface designs can be used to model user tasks, visual interface objects and screen layouts.  ...  analyses a design, constructing a model of the cognition of a user interacting with the proposed design, and basing its ouput upon that model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01099424 fatcat:ltb5tkd5pjarhba5c66dxblg2e
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