In CONTici, we investigated different aspects of context-awareness in knowledge-driven collaborative processes.For that purpose, we analyzed context modeling techniques for individuals and groups. Based on that, we looked at various manual and automatic adaptation strategies for context-aware personalization in order to support these processes.

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Situationsgerechtes Recommending – Kontextadaptive, hybride Empfehlungsgenerierung

Hussein, T. and Ziegler, J. (2011). Informatik Spektrum, 34(2), 143–152.

Use-Cases zur Validierung generischer Adaptiver Ansätze

Hussein, T., Münter, D., and Gaulke, W. (2010). EASYS ’10: Proceedings des ersten Workshops zur Evaluation Adaptiver Systeme. Duisburg.

Modeling and exploiting context for adaptive collaboration

Haake, J., Hussein, T., Joop, B., Lukosch, S., Veiel, D., and Ziegler, J. (2010). International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems (IJCIS), 19(1-2), 71–120.

A framework for context-based adaptation (for collaboration)

Joop, B. and Ziegler, J. (2010). Interfaces and Interaction Design for Learning and Simulation Environments. Berlin: Logos.

Context Modeling for Adaptive Collaboration

Haake, J., Hussein, T., Joop, B., Lukosch, S., Veiel, D., and Ziegler, J. (2009). Essen: Abteilung für Informatik und Angewandte Kognitionswissenschaft, Fakultät für Ingenieurwissenschaften, Universität Duisburg-Essen.

Nutzung individueller Kontextinformationen zur Verbesserung von kollaborativen Arbeiten

Joop, B., Hussein, T., and Ziegler, J. (2009). Open Design Spaces 2009. Berlin.

Context-aware Recommendations on Rails

Hussein, T., Linder, T., Gaulke, W., and Ziegler, J. (2009). Proceedings of the 2009 Workshop on Context-aware Recommender Systems (CARS 2009). New York, NY, USA.

Context Adaptive Interaction in Cooperative Knowledge-Intense Processes

Betz, M., Glukhova, A., Joop, B., and Veiel, D. (2008). Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference WWW INTERNET 2008 Freiburg, Germany. [S.l.]: IADIS Press.

Context-adaption based on ontologies and spreading activation

Hussein, T., Westheide, D., and Ziegler, J. (2007). LWA 2007: Lernen – Wissen – Adaption. Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.