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Personis

Judy Kay, Bob Kummerfeld, Piers Lauder, Mark Assad, David Carmichael, William Niu
School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney

Contact Person

Bob Kummerfeld
bob@it.usyd.edu.au

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Project Description

Personis supports an accretion/resolution approach to reasoning about people, places and devices. It was designed to support user control of both the information held about them and the way that it is used.


Key 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]

W. T. Niu and J. Kay. PERSONAF: Framework for personalised ontological reasoning in pervasive computing. User modeling and User-Adapted Interaction: the Journal of Personalization Research, 20(1):1-40, 2010. [View Details]

S. Gerber, M. Fry, J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, G. Pink, and R. Wasinger. PersonisJ: mobile, client-side user modelling. In UMAP 2010, LNCS 6075, pages 111-122. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2010. [View Details]

G. Darke, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. Mobile personalisation: new challenges for privacy. In Ubiquitous User Modeling, at UMAP 2009, pages 37-40, 2009. [View Details]

W. Niu and J. Kay. Pervasive personalisation of location information: Personalised context ontology. In AH: International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems, pages 143-152, 2008. [View Details]

W. Niu and J. Kay. Location conflict resolution with an ontology. In Proceedings of Pervasive 2008: 6th International Conference on Pervasive Computing, pages 162-179, 2008. [View Details]

J. Constable, R. Khoury, D. Carmichael, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. Information art based on community activity in a large workplace. In Proceedings of Workshop on Context-Aware Pervasive Communities: Infrastructures, Services and Applications, at Pervasive, 2008. [View Details]

G. Pink, D. Carmichael, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. Middleware framework for flexible integration of new sensor types. In Proceedings of Workshop on Context-Aware Pervasive Communities: Infrastructures, Services and Applications, at Pervasive, 2008. [View Details]

D. Carmichael. Myplace: supporting scrutability and user control in location modelling. PhD thesis, 2008. [View Details]

M. Assad, D. J. Carmichael, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. PersonisAD: Distributed, active, scrutable model framework for context-aware services. In Proceedings of PERVASIVE 07, 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing, volume 4480 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 55-72. Springer, 2007. [View Details]

M. Assad, D. J. Carmichael, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. MyPlace Locator: Flexible sharing of location information. In Proceedings of UM 2007, 11th International Conference on User Modeling, pages 410-414. Springer, 2007. [View Details]

S. Bull and J. Kay. Student models that invite the learner in: The SMILI open learner modelling framework. IJAIED, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence, 17(2):89-120, 2007. [View Details]

J. Kay, W. Niu, and D. J. Carmichael. ONCOR: Ontology- and evidence-based context reasoner. In Proceedings of IUI 2007, 2th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, pages 290-293, New York, NY, USA, 2007. ACM Press. [View Details]

J. Kay and W. Niu. Accretion-based ontology learning for context reasoning. Technical Report 608, The University of Sydney, January 2007. [View Details]

M. Assad, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. Models of people, places and devices for location-aware services. In Adjunct Proceedings of Pervasive 2006, 4th International Conference on Pervasive Computing, pages 37-43, Vienna, Austria, 2006. Austrian Computer Society. [View Details]

D. J. Carmichael, J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, and W. Niu. Why did you show/tell/hide that?: The need for scrutability in ubiquitous personalisation. In Online Proceedings of ECHISE 2006, 2nd Workshop on Exploiting Context Histories in Smart Environments (in conjunction with UbiComp 2006), 2006. [View Details]

J. Kay and W. Niu. Personalised museum tours base one: Building user models using concept mapping on a tabletop. In Online Proceedings of the IUI (Intelligent User Interfaces) 2006 Workshop on Multi-User and Ubiquitous User Interfaces (MU3I), pages 6-7, 2006. [View Details]

D. J. Carmichael, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. A personalised public information display. In Third Workshop on Multi-User and Ubiquitous User Interfaces (MU3I) at IUI 2006, 2006. [View Details]

D. J. Carmichael, J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, and W. Niu. MyWorkPlace: Personalized information about a ubiquitous computing enabled building. In ubiPCMM06: 2nd International Workshop on Personalized Context Modeling and Management for UbiComp Applications, 2006. [View Details]

M. Assad, D. J. Carmichael, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. Active models for context-aware services. Technical Report 594, School of IT, The University of Sydney, September 2006. [View Details]

M. Assad, D. J. Carmichael, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. PersonisAD: Distributed, active, scrutable model framework for context-aware services. Technical report, 2006. [View Details]

M. Assad, D. J. Carmichael, J. Kay, and B. Kummerfeld. MyPlace Locator: Flexible sharing of location information. Technical Report 606, School of IT, The University of Sydney, December 2006. [View Details]

J. Kay and B. Kummerfeld. Scrutability, user control and privacy for distributed personalization. In A. Kobsa, R. Chellappa, and S. Spiekermann, editors, Online Proceedings of PEP 2006, CHI 2006 Workshop on Privacy-Enhanced Personalization, 2006. [View Details]

A. Brar and J. Kay. Privacy and security in ubiquitous personalized applications. In Online Proceedings of the UM (User Modelling) 2005 Workshop on Privacy-Enhanced Personalization, pages 47-54, 2005. [View Details]

A. Bright, J. Kay, D. Ler, K. Ngo, W. Niu, and A. Nuguid. Adaptively recommending museum tours. In Proceedings of the UbiComp 2005 Workshop on Smart Environments and their Applications to Cultural Heritage, 2005. [View Details]

J. Kay. Creating and overcoming invisibility: scrutably personalised ubiquitous computing. In C. Stewart and R. Hewitt, editors, Waves of the Future, The 33rd Professor Harry Messel International Science School, pages 107-118, 2005. [View Details]

D. J. Carmichael, J. Kay, and R. J. Kummerfeld. Consistent modelling of users, devices and sensors in a ubiquitous computing environment. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction, 15(3-4):197-234, 2005. [View Details]

S. Goldrei, J. Kay, and R. J. Kummerfeld. Exploiting user models to automate the harvesting of metadata for learning objects. In Online Proceedings of the AIED (Artificial Intelligence in Education) 2005 Workshop on Adaptive Systems for Web-Based Education, 2005. [View Details]

M. Hitchens, J. Kay, R. J. Kummerfeld, and A. Brar. Secure identity management for pseudo-anonymous service access. In D. Hutter, editor, Proceedings of SPC 2005, 2nd International Conference on Security in Pervasive Computing, volume 3450 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 48-55. Springer-Verlag (Berlin, Heidelberg), 2005. [View Details]

J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, D. Carmichael, and A. Quigley. The scrutable personalised pervasive computing environment. In A. Butz, C. Kray, A. Kruger, and A. Schmidt, editors, Online Proceedings of the IUI (Intelligent User Interfaces) 2004 Workshop on Multi-User and Ubiquitous User Interfaces (MU3I), 2004. [View Details]

J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, and D. J. Carmichael. Consistent modelling of users, devices and environments in a ubiquitous computing environment. Technical Report 547, School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney, 2004. [View Details]

J. Kay, B. Kummerfeld, and P. Lauder. Personis: a server for user models. In P. D. Bra, P. Brusilovsky, and R. Conejo, editors, Proceedings of AH 2002, 2nd International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems, volume 2347 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 203-212. Springer-Verlag (Berlin, Heidelberg), 2002. [View Details]