PersonaWeb Workshop

The Laboratory of Data Management for Mobile and Adaptive Computing (DMAC Lab, and the Group of Semantic and Cognitive Research, Adaptivity Technologies (SCRAT Group, will organize a workshop on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization that will take place at Grecian Bay Hotel in Ayia Napa, Cyprus, on June 25, 14:00-17:30.

The workshop will feature presentations on the outcome and findings of a research project PersonaWeb – Personalizing Generic Web Environments. Registration is free. For more information and registration for participation please send an email to Marios Belk at

Workshop Chair: Prof. George Samaras
Workshop Co-chairs: Dr. Panagiotis Germanakos and Marios Belk

The PersonaWeb project (ΤΠΕ/ΠΛΗΡΟ/0311(ΒΙΕ)/10) is co-funded by the European Regional Development Funds and the Republic of Cyprus through the Research Promotion Foundation


Session 1 - PersonaWeb Project

14:00 - 14:15

Welcome Speech
Prof. George Samaras, University of Cyprus

14:15 - 14:30

The PersonaWeb Project - Overview and Outcome
Marios Belk, University of Cyprus

14:30 - 14:45

User Modeling based on Intrinsic Human Factors
Dr. Dimosthenis Georgiadis, University of Cyprus

14:45 - 15:00

Adaptation and Personalization of E-Commerce Environments
Dr. Panayiotis Andreou, University of Central Lancashire Cyprus

15:00 - 15:15

Coffee Break

Session 2 – User Studies and Invited Talks

15:15 - 15:35

Modeling Personality based on Facebook usage Data
Dr. Styliani Kleanthous-Loizou, Citard Services Ltd.

15:35 - 15:55

The Effects of Human Cognitive Difference on Preference and Performance in E-Commerce Environments
Marios Belk, University of Cyprus

15:55 - 16:15

Adaptive User Interfaces for Mobile News Apps
Marios Constantinides, University College London

16:15 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 16:45

Demonstration of the PersonaWeb System
Marios Belk, University of Cyprus

16:45 - 17:30

Discussion and Networking