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On the Role of User Models and User Modeling in Knowledge Management Systems

The aim of this work is to demonstrate the role of user models and user modeling in KMSs so we will address mainly the first three questions within this paper. In the next section we present the rationale for user modeling in KMSs. The third section presents the structure of the user ontology and specific user modeling processes. The fourth section analysis how user model and user modeling processes can enhance the functionality of a KMS. The last section includes conclusions and future research work.