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Research interests

My research interests include:

  • Artificial intelligence, user modelling and adaptive hypermedia and natural language interfaces
  • Cognitive models of design, problem solving, information seeking and learning, so that systems which support these activities can be tailored to the needs of different individuals.


Key Research Words/Phrases

User modeling

Artificial intelligence


Problem solving

Adaptive interfaces



  • QA76 Computer software
  • QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

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Ubiquitous computing Engineering & Materials Science
Information Systems Medicine & Life Sciences
Mobile computing Engineering & Materials Science
Intelligent systems Engineering & Materials Science
Metadata Engineering & Materials Science
Speech recognition Engineering & Materials Science
Social Support Medicine & Life Sciences
Artificial intelligence Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1999 2019

Communication in Emergency Management through Data Integration and Trust: an introduction to the CEM-DIT system

McNeill, F., Bental, D., Missier, P., Steyn, J., Kumar, T. & Bryans, J., 25 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

Generating corrupted data sources for the evaluation of matching systems

McNeill, F., Bental, D., Gray, A. J. G., Jedrzejczyk, S. & Alsadeeqi, A., 25 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) The Fourteenth International Workshop on Ontology Matching.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Computer systems

Tailoring privacy-aware trustworthy cooperating smart spaces for university environments

Liampotis, N., Papadopoulou, E., Kalatzis, N., Roussaki, I., Kosmides, P., Sykas, E., Bental, D. & Taylor, N. K., 2016, Handbook of Research on Next Generation Mobile Communication Systems. IGI Global, p. 410-439 30 p. 16

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Ubiquitous computing
Communication systems
126 Downloads (Pure)

Smartening up the Student Learning Experience with Ubiquitous Media

Bental, D. S., Papadopoulou, E., Taylor, N. K., Williams, M. H., Blackmun, F. R., Ibrahim, I. S., Lim, M. Y., Mimtsoudis, I., Whyte, S. W. & Jennings, E., Oct 2015, In : ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications. 12, 1s, p. 1-23 23 p., 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mobile computing
Ubiquitous computing
Speech recognition

How public organisational structures influence software development processes

Bindrees, M. A., Pooley, R. J., Ibrahim, I. S. & Bental, D. S., 2014, In : Journal of Universal Computer Science. 10, 12, p. 2593-2607 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Software engineering
Project management
Application programs