User Interaction Design for Mobile Product Recommender Systems

Béatrice Lamche, Nada Šahinagic, Wolfgang Wörndl

Abstract

In this work we present the user interaction design process conducted for a mobile product recommender system that takes the user’s critiques into account. The main focus hereby lies on products, where the appearance is important. Smartphones reveal additional characteristics compared to desktop systems being devices that have smaller screens, a direct touch input method and can collect information about the current environment. The interaction model on which the work builds upon is focused on three key interaction activities between the user and the system: the initial preference elicitation process, the presentation of the resulting recommendations set and the preference feedback process. We conduct an interaction design process, involving work on establishing requirements, designing solutions that meet these requirements, producing an interactive prototype of the solution and finally, evaluating it in a two-step process. In total eleven designed alternatives, divided into three groups according to the interaction activities, were evaluated within a user study, showing the advantages and disadvantages of each interaction method.

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Lamche B., Šahinagic N. and Wörndl W. (2015). User Interaction Design for Mobile Product Recommender Systems . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-758-106-9, pages 575-585. DOI: 10.5220/0005404705750585


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@conference{webist15,
author={Béatrice Lamche and Nada Šahinagic and Wolfgang Wörndl},
title={User Interaction Design for Mobile Product Recommender Systems},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2015},
pages={575-585},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005404705750585},
isbn={978-989-758-106-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - User Interaction Design for Mobile Product Recommender Systems
SN - 978-989-758-106-9
AU - Lamche B.
AU - Šahinagic N.
AU - Wörndl W.
PY - 2015
SP - 575
EP - 585
DO - 10.5220/0005404705750585