Max Chevalier

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Nowadays we enter the Web 2.0 era where people’s participation is a key principle. In this context, collective annotations enable to share and discuss readers’ feedback with regard to digital documents. The results of this activity are going to be used in the Information Retrieval context, which already tends to harness similar collective contributions. In(More)
Product or company names used in this set are for identification purposes only. Inclusion of the names of the products or companies does not indicate a claim of ownership by IGI Global of the trademark or registered trademark. Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary: "This book deals with the improvement of user modeling in the context of(More)
Retrieving information is a central operation when accomplishing most of today business tasks. Unfortunately, a person has hard time finding relevant information necessary to accomplish its business task due to the complexity of these information processes. In certain corporate bodies (aeronautical, automotive, etc.) these tasks are critical and should be(More)
In the field of multi-application personalization, several techniques have been proposed to support user modeling for user data management across different applications. Many of them are based on data reconciliation techniques often implying the concepts of static ontologies and generic user data models. None of them have sufficiently investigated two main(More)
Searching information can be realized thanks to specific tools called Information Retrieval Systems IRS (also called “search engines”). To provide more accurate results to users, most of such systems offer personalization features. To do this, each system models a user in order to adapt search results that will be displayed. In a multi-application context(More)
This paper deals with an annotation-based decisional system. The decisional system we present is based on multidimensional databases, which are composed of facts, dimensions, measures, hierarchies and parameters. The expertise of decision-makers is modelled, shared and stored through annotations. These annotations allow decision-makers to make an active(More)
Nowadays, organizational members manage the huge amount of digital documents that they exploit at work. To do that, they organize documents into individual hierarchies. Actually, these documents are really parts of a company’s capital as they reflect past experiences, present competences and impending expertise. Unfortunately, even if corporate documents(More)