Evolving User Profiles to Reduce Internet Information Overload

  • John Pagonis
  • Mark C. Sinclair
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 9)


This paper discusses the use of Evolving Personal Agent Environments as a potential solution to the problem of information overload as experienced in habitual Web surfing. Some first experimental results on evolving user profiles using speciating hybrid GAs, the reasoning behind them and support for their potential application in mobile, wireless and location aware information devices are also presented.


Multiagent System Optical Network User Profile Crossover Operator User Satisfaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Pagonis
    • 1
  • Mark C. Sinclair
    • 2
  1. 1.Personal Area NetworkingCommunication Technology Group, Symbian Ltd.LondonUK
  2. 2.Dept. of Electronic Systems EngineeringUniversity of EssexColchester, EssexUK

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