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Atomate it! end-user context-sensitive automation using heterogeneous information sources on the web

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Atomate it! end-user context-sensitive automation using heterogeneous information sources on the web
The transition of personal information management (PIM) tools off the desktop to the Web presents an opportunity to augment these tools with capabilities provided by the wealth of real-time information readily available. In this paper, we describe a next-generation personal information assistance engine that lets end-users delegate to it various simple context- and activity-reactive tasks and reminders. Our system, Atomate, treats RSS/ATOM feeds from social networking and life-tracking sites as sensor streams, integrating information from such feeds into a simple unified RDF world model representing people, places and things and their timevarying states and activities. Combined with other information sources on the web, including the user’s online calendar, web-based e-mail client, news feeds and messaging services, Atomate can be made to automatically carry out a variety of simple tasks for the user, ranging from context-aware filtering and messaging, to sharing and social coord...
Max Van Kleek, Brennan Moore, David R. Karger, Pau
Added 14 May 2010
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Type Conference
Year 2010
Where WWW
Authors Max Van Kleek, Brennan Moore, David R. Karger, Paul André, m. c. schraefel
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