User Models and Filtering Agents for Improved Internet Information Retrieval

@article{Newell1997UserMA,
  title={User Models and Filtering Agents for Improved Internet Information Retrieval},
  author={Sima C. Newell},
  journal={User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction},
  year={1997},
  volume={7},
  pages={223-237}
}
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
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