Notification Planning with Developing Information States

  • Markus Schaal
  • Hans-J. Lenz
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 472)


Besides triggered notification, intelligent notification keeps track of human users plans and events to be expected in the future. As states of the notification system vary in time, best choices for notification do as well. In order to employ the knowledge about future information states, notification planning is modelled by influence diagrams with developing information states explicitly given per notification time point.

So far, the approach is restricted to the application domain of route guidance, where human users plans are well structured and information about expected events is available.


Information State Decision Node Route Selection Influence Diagram Route Guidance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Schaal
    • 1
  • Hans-J. Lenz
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Inst. of Production, Informations Systems, Operations ResearchFree UniversityBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Inst.of Statistics and EconometricsFree UniversityBerlinGermany

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