WhoAmI: Profiling attendees before meetings


Shen, J.; Brdiczka, O.; Liu, J.; Suzuki, M. WhoAmI: profiling attendees before meetings. 2013 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI-2013); 2013 March 19-22; Santa Monica, CA USA.


Mobile phones have been widely used to access, retrieve and organize information. In this paper, we present the Meshin system, an intelligent personal assistant that organizes messages, notifications and appointments for mobile phone users. To help users prepare for meetings, Meshin automatically creates a profile for each meeting attendee. The Meshin system searches the Internet with the attendee’s name and the domain of the email address, then retrieves and aggregates information for this attendee. To get a better understanding of the attendee, it further estimates the personality profile based on the emails he/she wrote. Our experimental results show that our system can predict personality with reasonable accuracies (95%).

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