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Personalization by Partial Evaluation.

Ramakrishnan, Dr. Naren and Rosson, Dr. Mary Beth (2001) Personalization by Partial Evaluation.. Technical Report TR-01-01, Computer Science, Virginia Tech.

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The central contribution of this paper is to model personalization by the programmatic notion of partial evaluation.Partial evaluation is a technique used to automatically specialize programs, given incomplete information about their input.The methodology presented here models a collection of information resources as a program (which abstracts the underlying schema of organization and flow of information),partially evaluates the program with respect to user input,and recreates a personalized site from the specialized program.This enables a customizable methodology called PIPE that supports the automatic specialization of resources,without enumerating the interaction sequences beforehand .Issues relating to the scalability of PIPE,information integration,sessioniz-ling scenarios,and case studies are presented.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Subjects:Computer Science > Human Computer Interaction
ID Code:525
Deposited By:User, Eprints
Deposited On:20 May 2002