The Shopping Scout: A Framework For An Intelligent Shopping Assistant

Matthias Kaiser, Christine Mueller

Abstract

The growing availability of mobile devices leads to a new area of applications which give support to human users in situations they could previously not benefit from. In this paper we would like to describe the concept of proactive user interfaces, exemplified in the realization of a shopping scout. By this we mean an application on a mobile computational device which can act as a recommender system for an optimized shopping experience. The shopping scout guides users in a supermarket to those places where products on their shopping list are located. Additionally, the route planned to be pursued during shopping can be modified according to user preferences with regards to properties of certain items. By using capabilities of WIFI communication, we are able to guide users on their way through a store and provide the possibility to call for assistance.

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Kaiser M. and Mueller C. (2005). The Shopping Scout: A Framework For An Intelligent Shopping Assistant . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Web Personalisation, Recommender Systems and Intelligent User Interfaces - Volume 1: WPRSIUI, (ICETE 2005) ISBN 972-8865-38-4, pages 146-153. DOI: 10.5220/0001420801460153


in Bibtex Style

@conference{wprsiui05,
author={Matthias Kaiser and Christine Mueller},
title={The Shopping Scout: A Framework For An Intelligent Shopping Assistant},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Web Personalisation, Recommender Systems and Intelligent User Interfaces - Volume 1: WPRSIUI, (ICETE 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={146-153},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001420801460153},
isbn={972-8865-38-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Web Personalisation, Recommender Systems and Intelligent User Interfaces - Volume 1: WPRSIUI, (ICETE 2005)
TI - The Shopping Scout: A Framework For An Intelligent Shopping Assistant
SN - 972-8865-38-4
AU - Kaiser M.
AU - Mueller C.
PY - 2005
SP - 146
EP - 153
DO - 10.5220/0001420801460153