iTree: Skill-building User-centered Clarification Consultation Interfaces

Martina Freiberg, Frank Puppe


Developing web-based, knowledge-based systems (wKBS) still challenges developers, mostly due to the inherent complexity of the overall task. The increased focus on knowledge-base development/evaluation and consequent neglect of UI/interaction design and usability evaluation raises the need for a tailored wKBS development tool, leveraging the overall task while specifically supporting the latter activities. As an example for such a tool, we introduce the wKBS development tool ProKEt. With the help of that tool, we developed the novel UI concept interactive clarification tree (iTree) with skill-building ability, that specifically is suitable for clarification consultation systems. Also, we report a recent case study, where iTree was implemented for knowledge-based clarification consultation in the legal domain.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Freiberg M. and Puppe F. (2012). iTree: Skill-building User-centered Clarification Consultation Interfaces . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-30-3, pages 137-142. DOI: 10.5220/0004093701370142

in Bibtex Style

author={Martina Freiberg and Frank Puppe},
title={iTree: Skill-building User-centered Clarification Consultation Interfaces},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012)
TI - iTree: Skill-building User-centered Clarification Consultation Interfaces
SN - 978-989-8565-30-3
AU - Freiberg M.
AU - Puppe F.
PY - 2012
SP - 137
EP - 142
DO - 10.5220/0004093701370142