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Personalised Navigation System with Multidimensional Linkbases

  • Panchit Longpradit
  • Christopher Bailey
  • Wendy Hall
  • Gary Wills
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4018)

Abstract

Adaptive hypermedia techniques provide users with personalisation of contents and links. Some of the criticisms of adaptive systems are that users do not always understand why the system is adapting the content and links [14], and that the adaptation process can lead to prolific or out of place linking. This paper introduces the concept of a multi-dimensional linkbase to describe a single linkbase containing links annotated with metadata that places them in several different contextual dimensions at once. We also allow users to have control over personalisation by enabling direct manipulation of the linkbase. We argue that this approach answer some of the criticisms of adaptive hypermedia.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Panchit Longpradit
    • 1
  • Christopher Bailey
    • 1
  • Wendy Hall
    • 1
  • Gary Wills
    • 1
  1. 1.Intelligence, Agents and Multimedia Group, School of Electronics and Computer ScienceUniversity of SouthamptonUnited Kingdom

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