The 9th International Conference on User Modeling (UM'2003) will be held from 22 to 26 of June 2003, at Conference Center of the University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, PA, USA. UM'2003 is Hosted by the School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh and organized under the auspices of User Modeling, Inc.
UM'2003 is the latest in a conference series begun in 1986 and follows
UM 2001 in Sonthofen (2001),
UM'99 in Banff (1999),
UM'97 in Sardinia (1997),
UM'96 in Hawaii (1996), UM'94 in Cape Cod (1994), and several earlier workshops.
The User Modeling conference series is the major forum for presentation and discussion of latest developments in academic research on user modeling and adaptive systems as well as industrial experience in deploying adaptive and personalized systems in "real-world" applications. The International User Modeling Conferences bring together researchers and practitioners from a variety of fields including artificial intelligence, linguistics, psychology, and human-computer interaction. This conference series is characterized by a high quality technical program and by lively discussions in a pleasant environment.