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Encouraging serendipity in interactive systems

Makri, S; Blandford, A; Toms, EG; McCay-Peet, L; (2011) Encouraging serendipity in interactive systems. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). (pp. 728 - 729).

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We regularly make serendipitous discoveries in both online and offline contexts - from stumbling upon a useful website when searching for something completely different to meeting someone with mutual research or business interests in an unlikely place. However, most existing interactive systems do not provide a fertile environment for serendipity to occur. This workshop will identify key requirements and research challenges for designing and evaluating user-centred systems that aim to encourage serendipity. © 2011 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing.

Type: Proceedings paper
Title: Encouraging serendipity in interactive systems
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23768-3_136
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1416738
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