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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

Photo of Associate Professor Bob Kummerfeld

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

A. Fekete, J. Kay, M. J. Franklin, D. Barua, and B. Kummerfeld. Managing information for personal goals (vision). In 31st IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops, ICDE Workshops 2015, Seoul, South Korea, April 13-17, 2015, pages 30-33, 2015. [View Details]

F. Yekeh, J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, L. M. Tang, and M. A. Allman-Farinelli. Can SAL Support Self Reflection for Health and Nutrition? In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Australian Special Interest Group for Computer Human Interaction, OZCHI 2015, Parkville, VIC, Australia, December 7-10, 2015, pages 134-141, 2015. [View Details]

B. Kummerfeld, L. M. Tang, J. Kay, and F. Yekeh. SAL: a small, simple, situated, ambient logger. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp/ISWC Adjunct 2015, Osaka, Japan, September 7-11, 2015, pages 403-406, 2015. [View Details]

A. Rapp, F. Cena, J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, F. Hopfgartner, T. Plumbaum, and J. E. Larsen. New frontiers of quantified self: finding new ways for engaging users in collecting and using personal data. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp/ISWC Adjunct 2015, Osaka, Japan, September 7-11, 2015, pages 969-972, 2015. [View Details]

L. M. Tang, J. Kay, F. Yekeh, and B. Kummerfeld. Introducing SAL, simple, situated, ambient loggers, for personal goals. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp/ISWC Adjunct 2015, Osaka, Japan, September 7-11, 2015, pages 997-1002, 2015. [View Details]

F. Yekeh, J. Kay, L. M. Tang, and B. Kummerfeld. Formative studies of SAL, simple situated ambient loggers. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp/ISWC Adjunct 2015, Osaka, Japan, September 7-11, 2015, pages 1009-1014, 2015. [View Details]

R. Cook, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. MOOClm: User Modelling for MOOCs. In User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization - 23rd International Conference, UMAP 2015, Dublin, Ireland, June 29 - July 3, 2015. Proceedings, pages 80-91, 2015. [View Details]

D. Barua, J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, and C. Paris. Modelling long term goals. In User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP), volume 8538, pages 1-12, Aalborg, Denmark, 2014. [View Details]

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. Bohmer, and A. Kruger. 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]

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