Topic-Based User Models: Design & Comparison

TitleTopic-Based User Models: Design & Comparison
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsDiederich, J., and W. - T. Balke
Conference Name10th DELOS Thematic Workshop on Personalized Access, Profile Management, and Context Awareness in Digital Libraries (PersDL)
Conference LocationCorfu, Greece

User models for browsing digital libraries have to reflect each individual user’s interests in sufficient detail while still being of manageable dimensionality for efficiently comparing different users. Using a collection of computer science publications we explore ways to derive topic-based profiles and show how to compare them.

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