In order to protect homegrown secrets from foreign competitors, the U.S. Congress concocted the EEA, a cause of broad concern on the domestic front.
Is software a product or a medium?
Our vocabulary of Internet-related words has become socially popular and, of course, an essential tool of trade in the hands of marketing initiatives. I recall in the early 1990s when words like "agent" and "multimedia" were …
The banking industry has sure benefited from new technologies, but how can we ensure customer satisfaction?
When designing Web personalization products, make sure you address all your users.
What does personalization mean to AT&T and what are the important business propositions to provide personalized services to its customers? Guest Editor Doug Riecken
recently interviewed Kathleen Earley, Vice President of AT&T …
The key to successful design is grounding the choice of features and tools upon value to the end user.
Creating tools that enable rather than restrict add value to the product and loyalty from the customer.
E-business intelligence is a complex, yet vital, element to building a strong customer base.
Recommendation systems help users find the correct words for a successful search.
For the creative person, the ability to determine how the creative process evolves is of critical importance.
To build a machine that truly learns by itself will require a commonsense knowledge representing the kinds of things even a small child already knows.
Tracing the road from data to phenomenausing a supermarket environ as the backdropillustrates the essence of data mining with commonsense knowledge.
Issues of representation pose many questionsand challengesthat must be solved before implementation.
Does personalization jeopardize our privacy? If so, what should the law do about it?
"If we perceive our role aright, we then see more clearly the proper criterion for success: a toolmaker succeeds as, and only as, the users of his tool succeed with his aid. However shining the blade, however perfect the heft …
The Stagecast Creator can make a programmer out of every user.
A software-based middleman transforms data between client and server for faster delivery and discovery.
Recognizing patterns of behavior helps systems predict your next move.
Mixing the collaborative recommendation approach with content-based filtering seems to bring out the best in both methods.
A new software system allows Web searchers to connect with others who have been there, done that.
Technologies that successfully recognize and react to spoken or typed words are key to true personalization. Front- and back-end systems must respond in accord, and one solution may be found somewhere in the middle(ware).
On the Internet, we have experienced massive growth in systems that can personalize content delivered to individual users. The science behind personalization has undergone tremendous changes in recent years, yet the basic goal …
Making a site better fit its users.
Establishing an architecture for providing automatically generated, machine processable, dynamic user profiles to Web servers while conforming to users' privacy preferences.
Web usage mining can help improve the scalability, accuracy, and flexibility of recommender systems.
Examining the potential use of automated adaptation to improve Web sites for visitors.