Recent Publication History

"Spin-off" books:

Not a "spin-off", but very comprehensive:

Ten Year Anniversary Issue

(Alfred Kobsa , ed.)

In this issue, UMUAI editorial board members (together with co-authors of their choice) present their views on the progress in the field of user modeling and user-adapted interaction over the past ten years, on results that have been achieved, on expectations that have or have not been fulfilled, on failures that have occurred, and on goals that may be achieved in the years to come.

The contributions to UMUAI's ten year anniversary issue are being made available free of charge courtsy of the publisher.

Alfred Kobsa:
Sandra Carberry:
Judy Kay:
David Chin:
Ingrid Zukerman and Diane Litman:
Alfred Kobsa:
Gerhard Fischer:
Peter Brusilovsky:
Geoffrey I. Webb, Michael J. Pazzani, Daniel Billsus:
Constantine Stephanidis:
Ingrid Zukerman, David W. Albrecht:

James Chen Annual Award for Best UMUAI Article

The UMUAI James Chen Award is bestowed annually to the author(s) of the best paper of the year. The award has been donated by the Chen family in commemoration of James R. Chen, a creative researcher in the area of user modeling and information retrieval, and twice a UMUAI author. The award comes with a cash prize of U.S.$ 1,000. To select the winner, an award committee is formed from the editorial board of the journal which reviews all articles that were nominated by reviewers and the editorial board.

UMUAI James Chen Award recipients:

George E. Raptis, Christos Fidas, Christina Katsini, Nikolaos Avouris
Patras University, Patras, Greece
A cognition-centered personalization-framework for cultural-heritage content
UMUAI 29(1): 9–65
Wen Wu1, Li Chen1, Yu Zhao2
1Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China
2Douban Inc., Beijing, China
Personalizing recommendation diversity based on user personality
UMUAI 28(3): 237–276
Mor Peleg1, Yuval Shahar2, Silvana Quaglini, Adi Fux1, Gema García-Sáez4, Ayelet Goldstein2, M. Elena Hernando4, Denis Klimov2, Iñaki Martínez-Sarriegui4, Carlo Napolitano5, Enea Parimbelli3, Mercedes Rigla6, Lucia Sacchi3, Erez Shalom2, Pnina Soffer1
1 University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
2 Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
3 University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
4 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Networking Research Centre for Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine, Madrid, Spain
5 IRCCS Foundation “Salvatore Maugeri”, Pavia, Italy
6 Hospital de Sabadell, Sabadell, Spain
MobiGuide: a personalized and patient-centric decision-support system and its evaluation in the atrial fibrillation and gestational diabetes domains
UMUAI 27(2): 159–213
Bruno Lepri, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy
Jacopo Staiano, Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, CNRS, LIP6, Paris, France
Erez Shmueli, Dep. of Industrial Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
Fabio Pianesi, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy
Alex Pentland, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, USA
The role of personality in shaping social networks and mediating behavioral change
UMUAI 26(2-3), 143–175
Dietmar Jannach, Lukas Lerche, Iman Kamehkhosh, Michael Jugovac
Department of Computer Science, Technical University Dortmund, Germany
What recommenders recommend: an analysis of recommendation biases and possible countermeasures
UMUAI 25(5): 427–491
Rita Orji, Julita Vassileva and Regan L. Mandryk
Computer Science Department, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Modeling the efficacy of persuasive strategies for different gamer types in serious games for health
UMUAI 24(5): 453–498
Peter Pirolli, Palo Alto Research Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Sanjay Kairam, Dept. of Computer Science, Stanford University, USA
A knowledge-tracing model of learning from a social tagging system
UMUAI 23(2-3): 139–168
Joseph A. Konstan, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
John Riedl, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
Recommender systems: from algorithms to user experience
UMUAI 22(1-2): 101–123
Brent Martin, Dept. of C.S. and Software Engineering, Univ. of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Antonija Mitrovic, Dept. of C.S. and Software Engineering, Univ. of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Kenneth R. Koedinger, HCI Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Santosh Mathan, Human Centered Systems Group, Honeywell Labs, Minneapolis, USA
Evaluating and improving adaptive educational systems with learning curves
UMUAI 21(3): 249–283
Kasia Muldner, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, USA
Winslow Burleson, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, ASU, USA
Brett Van de Sande, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, ASU, USA
Kurt VanLehn, School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, ASU, USA
An analysis of students’ gaming behaviors in an intelligent tutoring system: predictors and impacts
UMUAI 21(1-2): 99–135
Mingyu Feng, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA
Neil Heffernan, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA
Kenneth Koedinger, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Addressing the assessment challenge with an online system that tutors as it assesses
UMUAI 19(3): 243–266
Henriette Cramer, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Vanessa Evers, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Satyan Ramlal, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Maarten van Someren, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lloyd Rutledge, Telematica Institute and CWI, Netherlands
Natalia Stash, Eindhoven University of Technology and VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lora Aroyo, Eindhoven University of Technology and VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Bob Wielinga, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Effects of Transparency on Trust in and Acceptance of a Content-based Art Recommender
UMUAI 18(5): 455–496
Oliviero Stock, IRST, Povo, Trento, Italy
Massimo Zancanaro, IRST, Povo, Trento, Italy
Paolo Busetta, IRST, Povo, Trento, Italy
Charles Callaway, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
Antonio Krüger, University of Münster, Germany
Michael Kruppa, DFKI, Saarbrücken, Germany
Tsvi Kuflik, University of Haifa, Israel
Elena Not, IRST, Povo, Trento, Italy
Cesare Rocchi, IRST, Povo, Trento, Italy
Adaptive, Intelligent Presentation of Information for the Museum Visitor in PEACH
UMUAI 17(3): 257–304
Stephanie Elzer, Millersville University
Nancy Green, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Sandra Carberry, University of Delaware
James Hoffman, University of Delaware
A Model of Perceptual Task Effort for Bar Charts and its Role in Recognizing Intention
UMUAI 16(1): 1–30
Anton Leuski, University of Southern California
James Allan, University of Massachusetts
Interactive Information Retrieval Using Clustering and Spatial Proximity
UMUAI 14(2-3): 259–288
Justine Cassell and Timothy Bickmore, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA
Negotiated Collusion: Modeling Social Language and its Relationship Effects in Intelligent Agents
UMUAI 13(1-2): 89–132
Cristina Conati, University of British Columbia, Canada
Abigail Gertner, MITRE, Bedford, MA
Kurt VanLehn, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Using Bayesian Networks to Manage Uncertainty in Student Modeling
UMUAI 12(4): 371–417

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