Delivering a personalized result set by the adaptation of preference queries
Personalization includes the adaptation of database queries according to the user's needs, wishes and situation. We examine the influence of the d- parameter as powerful personalization instrument for the Preference XPath search engine. Using a heuristic approach we present a possibility to deliver not only the qualitative best matching objects but also the desired amount of data to the user. Performing a series of test queries on proper e-catalog data, we demonstrate the effectiveness of our approach.
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