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AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Winner of 2008 UMUAI best paper award


USER MODELING AND USER-ADAPTED INTERACTION: The Journal of Personalization Research (UMUAI) is pleased to announce that the paper

    H. Cramer, V. Evers, S. Ramlal, M. van Someren, L. Rutledge, N. Stash, L. Aroyo and B. Wielinga:
    The Effects of Transparency on Trust in and Acceptance of a Content-based Art Recommender.
    UMUAI 18:5, 2008, pp. 455-496. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11257-008-9051-3

has been elected as the winner of the 2008 James Chen Annual Award for Best Journal Article. It was selected based on nominations from journal reviewers and editorial board members, and a subsequent comparative review by an award committee.

The UMUAI annual best paper award has been donated by the Chen Family in commemoration of James R. Chen, a creative researcher in the area of user modeling and information retrieval, and twice a UMUAI author. It carries a cash prize of U.S. jumi,000.

UMUAI provides an interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of new research results on interactive computer systems that can be adapted or adapt themselves to their current users, and on the role of user models in the adaptation process. More information on the journal is available from http://www.umuai.org or the publisher's electronic edition at http://www.springerlink.com/content/0924-1868 . The previous award winners are listed at http://www.umuai.org/james-chen-award.html .

Alfred Kobsa, Editor
User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction:
The Journal of Personalization Research