Summary: Workshop on Personalized Television. In International Conference on User Modeling. Sondhofen, German. 2001.
Tailored Broadcast News
Mark T. Maybury
Information Technology Division
The MITRE Corporation
202 Burlington Road
Bedford, MA 01730, USA
Increasing sources and amounts of information challenge
users around the globe. Broadcast new sources and
newspapers provide society with the vast majority of
real-time information. Unfortunately, cost efficiencies
and real-time pressures demand that producers, editors
and writers select and organize content for stereotypical
audiences. In this paper we illustrate how content
understanding, user modeling, and tailored presentation
generation promise personalcasts on demand.