Suitor: an attentive information system

Maglio, P. P., Barrett, R., Campbell, C. S., and Selker, T. (2000). Suitor: an attentive information system. In IUI ’00: Proceedings of the 5th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces, pages 169–176, New York, NY, USA. ACM Press. [pdf]


This paper describes Simple User Interests Tracker, an attentive system that pays attention to what the user is looking at and through probabilistic models infers what his/her intrests might be. Then this information is used to create a peripherial awareness around the interesting topic.

Maglio Suitor Architecture

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