Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Ziegler

Jürgen Ziegler is a full professor in the Department of Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science at the University of Duisburg-Essen where he directs the Interactive Systems Research Group. Prior to joining the University, he was head of the Competence Center for Software Technology and Interactive Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering in Stuttgart.

Jürgen Ziegler holds a diploma degree in electrical engineering and biocybernetics from the University of Karlsruhe and a doctoral degree from the University of Stuttgart. His main research interests lie in the areas of human-computer interaction, information visualisation and context-adaptive systems. Current projects of his group focus on context-aware recommender systems, visual interfaces for Semantic Web data, playful social interaction, and adaptive driver assistance in cars.


Jürgen Ziegler is editor in chief of the German HCI journal i-com: Zeitschrift für interaktive und kooperative Medien. Find out more on the scope of the journal.

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Selected publications

Augmented-Reality-Enhanced Product Comparison in Physical Retailing

Kartenbasierte Produktraumdarstellung zur Erhöhung von Transparenz und Steuerbarkeit in Empfehlungssystemen

Map-based Visualization of Item Spaces for Increasing Transparency and Control in Recommender Systems

Integration of Dialog-based Product Advisors into Filter Systems

Feature-driven interactive recommendations and explanations with collaborative filtering approach

To explain or not to explain: the effects of personal characteristics when explaining feature-based recommendations in different domains

Measuring the Impact of Recommender Systems – A Position Paper on Item Consumption in User Studies

Towards Interactive Recommending in Model-based Collaborative Filtering Systems

Assessing the Helpfulness of Review Content for Explaining Recommendations

LittleMissFits: Ein Game-With-A-Purpose zur Evaluierung subjektiver Verständlichkeit von latenten Faktoren in Empfehlungssystemen

Let Me Explain: Impact of Personal and Impersonal Explanations on Trust in Recommender Systems

Rating-based preference elicitation for recommendation of stress intervention

To Explain or Not to Explain: the Effects of Personal Characteristics When Explaining Feature-based Recommendations in Different Domains

Feature-Driven Interactive Recommendations and Explanations with Collaborative Filtering Approach

Impact of Consuming Suggested Items on the Assessment of Recommendations in User Studies on Recommender Systems

All 229 publication