A neural network approach to user modeling is proposed in the context of information retrieval. User level of expertise and the inquiry interests underlying the goals are considered as two major factors affecting information provision. A prototype system, UM-net, is presented for modeling user domain experiences and the inquiry interests and tailoring the descriptions about software packages provided to a user.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics|
|State||Published - 1 Dec 1991|
|Event||Conference Proceedings of the 1991 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Charlottesville, VA, USA|
Duration: 13 Oct 1991 → 16 Oct 1991