April 11-14, 2007
San Francisco, California

Sessions: Abstract

Personalized Museum Experience: The Rijksmuseum Use Case   go to paper

Lora Aroyo, Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Yiwen Wang, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Rogier Brussee, Telematica Institute, The Netherlands
Peter Gorgels, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lloyd Rutledge, Telematica Institute, The Netherlands
Natalia Stash, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

This paper describes ongoing work exploring aspects of personalized access to and presentation of virtual museum collections. The project demonstrator illustrates an interactive approach to collecting data about museum visitors in terms of their interests in and preferences about artefacts from the Rijksmuseum collection. This data is stored in user profiles used further to recommend routes through the museum and to guide the users towards artefacts related to their interests and preferences. The overall goal of the project is to explore different users’ characteristics and personalize users’ museum experiences within the Rijksmuseum virtual and physical collections.

Session: Tagging & Terms [Contributed Content]

Keywords: personalization, user modeling, personalized museum tour, Semantic Web