MIXED-INITIATIVE SCHEDULING OF TASKS IN USER COLLABORATION

L. Ardissono, G. Petrone, G. Torta, M. Segnan

Abstract

This paper describes an intelligent, mixed-initiative scheduler which supports users in the organization and revision of their calendars, helping them to allocate personal and shared activities involving other collaborators. Our scheduler exploits well-known temporal reasoning techniques to suggest complete schedules, as well as to guide the user in the exploration of the possible changes to the timing of tasks, in order to enable her/him to modify the calendar in an informed way. We have integrated our scheduler into a Collaborative Task Manager service supporting the management of projects and distributed tasks.

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Ardissono L., Petrone G., Torta G. and Segnan M. (2012). MIXED-INITIATIVE SCHEDULING OF TASKS IN USER COLLABORATION . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8565-08-2, pages 342-351. DOI: 10.5220/0003937903420351


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@conference{webist12,
author={L. Ardissono and G. Petrone and G. Torta and M. Segnan},
title={MIXED-INITIATIVE SCHEDULING OF TASKS IN USER COLLABORATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2012},
pages={342-351},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003937903420351},
isbn={978-989-8565-08-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - MIXED-INITIATIVE SCHEDULING OF TASKS IN USER COLLABORATION
SN - 978-989-8565-08-2
AU - Ardissono L.
AU - Petrone G.
AU - Torta G.
AU - Segnan M.
PY - 2012
SP - 342
EP - 351
DO - 10.5220/0003937903420351