User Models and Filtering Agents for Improved Internet Information Retrieval

  title={User Models and Filtering Agents for Improved Internet Information Retrieval},
  author={Sima C. Newell},
  journal={User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction},
Over the past few years, the amount of electronic information available through the Internet has increased dramatically. Unfortunately, the search tools currently available for retrieving and filtering information in this space are not effective in balancing relevance and comprehensiveness. This paper analyzes the results of experiments in which HTML documents are searched with user models and software agents used as intermediaries to the search. Simple user models are first combined with… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 45 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

An XML-Based Multiagent System for Supporting Online Recruitment Services

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part A: Systems and Humans • 2007
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Preface to Special Issue on User Modeling for Web Information Retrieval

User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction • 2004
View 1 Excerpt


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 references

Agents for Internet Information Clients

L. Daigle, P. Deutsch
Proceedings of the CIKM ’95 Workshop on Intelligent Information Agents • 1995
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Intelligent Agent Structures for the Internet

L. Daigle, S. Newell
Canadian AI Magazine(Issue • 1996
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

CIFS – a Cognitive Information Filtering System with Evolutionary Adaptation

W. Winiwarter, M. Ḧofferer, B. Knaus
View 1 Excerpt

The State of the Art in Text Filtering

User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction • 1997
View 1 Excerpt

Search Engine Showdown

G. Venditto
Internet • 1996
View 1 Excerpt

Why Firefly has Mad Ave . Buzzing

D. W. Oard