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Realism about user modelling

K. Spärck Jones

June 1987, 32 pages


This paper reformulates the framework for user modelling presented in an earlier technical report, ‘User Models and Expert Systems’, and considers the implications of the real limitations on the knowledge likely to be available to a system for the value and application of user models.

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  author =	 {Sp{\"a}rck Jones, K.},
  title = 	 {{Realism about user modelling}},
  year = 	 1987,
  month = 	 jun,
  url = 	 {},
  institution =  {University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory},
  number = 	 {UCAM-CL-TR-111}