TIM is focused on the task-oriented modeling of user interaction in digital libraries, with the final goal of realizing a system able to learn the way in which users carry out typical tasks and then almost automatically reproduce them.

Key aspects incude:

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A. Dix, A. Katifori, G. Lepouras (2008)
globally accessible local URIs - discussion ideas
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A. Papatriantafyllou, G. Lepouras, A. Katifori, C. Vassilakis and A. Dix (2008).
Time2Hide: Spatial Searches and Clutter Alleviation for the Desktop.
In Proceedings of AVI2008. (in press).
abstract and figures

A, Katifori, G. Lepouras, A. Dix, A. Kamaruddin (2008).
Evaluating the Significance of the Desktop Area in Everyday Computer Use.
in First International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interaction, ACHI 2008, February 10-15, 2008, Sainte Luce, Martinique, France. IEEE Computer Society, pp. 31-38.

A. Katifori, C. Vassilakis and A. Dix (2008).
Using Spreading Activation through Ontologies to Support Personal Information Management.
in Common Sense Knowledge and Goal-Oriented Interfaces (CSKGOI 2008) (workshop at 2008 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2008), January 13, 2008. Canary Islands, Spain). CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol 323.
abstract and paper

A. Dix, A. Katifori, A. Poggi, T. Catarci, Y. Ioannidis, G. Lepouras and M. Mora (2007).
From Information to Interaction: in Pursuit of Task-centred Infornation Management.
In DELOS Conference 2007, December 2007, Tirrenia, Pisa (Italy).
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A. Katifori, I. Daradimos, A.Dix (2007).
Web Methods for Ontology Retrieval
Technical Report, TR-07-02, Dept. of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens
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A. Katifori, G. Lepouras, Y. Ioannidis, A. Dix, A. Kamaruddin,
Evaluating the Significance of the Desktop Area in Everyday Computer Use
Technical Report, TR-07-01, Dept. of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens
abstract and report

T. Catarci, X. L. Dong, A. Halevy and A. Poggi (2007).
Structure Everything,
Chapter 7 in Personal Information Management,
W. Jones and J. Teevan (eds.) University of Washington Press (UW Press).
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T. Catarci, A. Dix, A. Katifori, G. Lepouras and A. Poggi (2007).
Task-Centered Information Management.
DELOS Conference 2007 Working Notes , 13-14 February 2007, Tirrenia, Pisa (Italy), C. Thanos and F. Borri (eds.). pp. 253-263.
abstract and paper

T. Catarci, B. Habegger, and A. Poggi (2006).
Intelligent User Task Oriented Systems.
Proceedings of the Second SIGIR Workshop on Personal Information Management (PIM), 2006.

DELOS Task T4.8 report preparing the 1st JPA3 deliverable -  “Task-centered Information Management”
Internal task deliverable.

A. Dix (2006).
The Brain and the Web - intelligent interactions from the desktop to the world.
keynote at Simpósio de Fatores Humanos em Sistemas Computacionais (IHC 2006), Natal Brazil, 19-22 Nov. 2006.
abstract, links and slides

A. Dix, T. Catarci, B. Habegger, Y. Ioannidis, A. Kamaruddin, A. Katifori, G. Lepouras, A. Poggi, D. Ramduny-Ellis (2006).
Intelligent context-sensitive interactions on desktop and the web.
Proceedings of workshop on Context in Advanced Interfaces at AVI2006. (Venice, Italy, May 23, 2006)
abstract and paper

A. Dix, S. Levialdi and A. Malizia (2006).
Semantic Halo for Collaboration Tagging Systems.
Proceedings of Workshop sheld at the Fourth Interbnational Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-Based Systems (AH2006), S. Weibelzahl and A. Cristea (eds.) - Workshop on Social Navigation and Community-Based Adaptation Technologies, Lecture Notes in Learning and Teaching, Dublin: National College of Ireland. pp. 514-521
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M. Golemati, A. Katifori, C. Vassilakis, G. Lepouras, C. Halatsis (2006).
User Profile Ontology version 1.
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William Jones, Mary Czerwinski, Jaime Teevan, Catherine Plaisant, Thomas P. Moran, and Alan Dix (2005)
The Challenge of Personal Information Management. (panel)
Proceedings of the INTERACT '05: Communicating Naturally through Computers (Adjunct Proceedings), Bueno, F., Constabile, M.F., Paterno, F. & Santoro, C. (eds.), pp. 69-70
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A. Katifori, A. Poggi, M. Scannapieco, T. Catarci, and Y. Ioannidis (2005).
OntoPIM: how to rely on a personal ontology for Personal Information Management.
Proc. of the 1st Workshop on The Semantic Desktop, 2005.

G. Lepouras, A. Dix, A. Katifori, T. Catarci, B. Habegger, A. Poggi, Y. Ioannidis (2006).
OntoPIM: From Personal Information Management to Task Information Management.
Personal Information Management, SIGIR 2006 workshop, August 10-11, 2006, Seattle, Washington.
abstract and paper

A. Poggi (2006).
Structured and Semi-Structured Data Integration.
PhD thesis, Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Universit`a di Roma “La Sapienza”, 2006.