Architecture for Agent-mediated Personalised News Services
1996 (English)Conference paper (Refereed)
Emerging agent technology can be used to implement a personalised news service. The consumer agent has a model of user's preferences and is able to request information that fulfills these needs. The producer agent has a logical model of the contents of the multimedia objects that are available for service. On the basis of this model, the producer agent can advertise its services in the network to potential consumer agents. The selected multimedia items are offered to the consumer as a personalised newspaper. This architecture is used in practise in building a personalised newspaper for the World Wide Web, which selects and presents the user with articles that match user's preferences. The article selection process is a combination of keyword searches, semantic matching and social filtering. In our agent-based service, the newspaper editors have an important role in defining semantic categories for the contents of the service, and in providing necessary metadata about the news articles....
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Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-90190OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-90190DiVA: diva2:504371
PAAM'96: The First International Conference on Practical Application of Intelligent Agents and Multi-Agent Technology
NR 201408052012-02-202012-02-20Bibliographically approved