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Module details on 'Personalization and User Modeling - Personalization and User Modeling'

CategoryData & Information
LecturerDr. Herder, Eelco (Hannover)
Module Exam ID2006
Weekly Composition2L+1E
Required Hours of Work (presence / self-study)125 (42 / 83)
Teaching MethodsSlide presentation, exercises, discussions
Module DescriptionThis course will provide the foundations for user modeling and personalization. We discuss basic methods for user observation, the most common types of user models and a wide range of personalization techniques. Building upon this, we will specifically look at state-of-the-art content-based and collaborative recommendation techniques. Specific attention will also be given to evaluation techniques and relevant theories from the field of human-computer interaction.
Module OutcomesAfter this course, students can apply HCI-techniques for identifying user needs and building user models; they know about the most important personalization and recommendation techniques and they can use these techniques in practice; they are able to assess personalization aspects in computer systems.
Recommended LiteratureP. Brusilovsky, A. Kobsa und W.Nejdl: "The Adaptive Web: Methods and Strategies of Web Personalization", Springer 2007 Online references and papers will be provided during the lecture
ExamWritten exam, graded (60 minutes)
CommentsMore information about this module and learning material will be available via Stud.IP. There will be Individual Live Streaming, links to the video stream will be provided on the lecture's website.

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