The Effects of Personality Type in User-Centered Appraisal Systems

  • Zacharias Lekkas
  • Nikos Tsianos
  • Panagiotis Germanakos
  • Constantinos Mourlas
  • George Samaras
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6761)


The basic objective of this paper is to make an extensive reference of a combination of concepts and techniques coming from different research areas, Psychology and Web personalization technologies, both of which focus upon the user. It has been attempted to approach the theoretical considerations and technological parameters that can provide the most comprehensive user profile, under a common filtering element, supporting the provision of the most apt and optimized user-centered web-based result. It further underpins the significance of the comprehensive user profile that incorporates not only the traditional user characteristics, but other intrinsic values of the user such as user psychological preferences (affect, personality and emotional processing parameters). Eventually, this paper introduces our first experimental results that concern the concept of personality and its effect on decision making and problem solving user profiles.


Personality emotion personalization decision-making problem solving learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zacharias Lekkas
    • 1
  • Nikos Tsianos
    • 1
  • Panagiotis Germanakos
    • 2
  • Constantinos Mourlas
    • 1
  • George Samaras
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Communication and Media StudiesNational & Kapodistrian University of AthensAthens
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of CyprusNicosiaCyprus

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