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Associate Professor Bob Kummerfeld
CHAI Principal

Contact Details

E-mail: bob.kummerfeld@sydney.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 9351 4777

School of Information Technologies
Level 3 West, Building J12
University of Sydney
NSW, 2006, Australia

Web-site: http://sydney.edu.au/it/~bob

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Research Interests

pervasive computing, user modelling, context aware systems, message based systems, personalisation, adaptive interfaces, scalable and distributed user model servers

About

Bob Kummerfeld's research interests lie in the general area of pervasive computing with an emphasis on user modelling. This includes work on context aware systems, message based systems, personalisation, adaptive interfaces, scalable and distributed user model servers.

Bob's recent work has concentrated on building a consistent framework for modelling people, places and devices.

Current Projects

Recent Publications

J. Kay and B. Kummerfeld. Creating personalized systems that people can scrutinise and control: drivers, principles and experience. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS), Highlights of the Decade in Interactive Intelligent Systems, (4):1-24, 2013. [View Details]

R. Wasinger, J. Wallbank, L. Pizzato, J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, M. Böhmer, and A. Krüger. Scrutable user models and personalised item recommendation in mobile lifestyle applications. In 21st International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP 2013), pages 77-88, Rome, Italy, 2013. [View Details]

J. Kay, P. Reimann, E. Diebold, and B. Kummerfeld. Moocs: So many learners, so much potential ... IEEE Intelligent Systems, 28(3):70-77, 2013. [View Details]

D. Barua, J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, and C. Paris. A framework for modelling goals in personal lifelong informatics. In CHI Workshop Personal Informatics in Practice: Improving Quality of Life Through Data, 2012. [View Details]

A. Carmel, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. Kit: ambient appliance for families to keep in touch. In CHI 2012 Workshop: Technology for Families, 2012. [View Details]

R. Wasinger, M. Fry, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. User modelling ecosystems: A user-centred approach. In J. Masthoff and B. Mobasher, editors, 20th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP 2012), pages 334-339, 2012. [View Details]

R. Wasinger, M. Wardrop, A. Collins, M. Fry, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. Multi-channel coverage for a dangerous Australians museum exhibit. In PATCH 2012: 4th International Workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage, 2012. [View Details]

R. Wasinger, M. Fry, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. User modelling ecosystems: A user-centred approach. In J. Masthoff, B. Mobasher, M. C. Desmarais, and R. Nkambou, editors, User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2012), pages 334-339. Springer, 2012. [View Details]

T. Apted, J. Bunton, G. Darke, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. Systems & methods for collaborative interaction, 2012. [View Details]

T. Kuflik, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. Challenges and solutions of ubiquitous user modelling. In Ubiquitous Display Environments, pages 7-30. Springer, 2012. [View Details]

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