Supporting global user profiles through trusted authorities

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SIGMOD RECORD, vol.31, no.1, pp.11-17, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1145/507338.507342
  • Journal Name: SIGMOD RECORD
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.11-17
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: No


Personalization generally refers to making a Web site more responsive to the unique and individual needs of each user. We argue that for personalization to work effectively, detailed and interoperable user profiles should be globally available for authorized sites, and these profiles should dynamically reflect the changes in user interests.