The following postscript images show a typical tour with WebWatcher.
The images are those presented in the talk at IJCAI97.
Slide 1: A modified version of the SCS-Frontdoor
page at CMU. Please note the hyperlink in the top part of the page pointing
Slide 2: The user followed the hyperlink to
WebWatcher and can now type in an interest.
Slide 3: WebWatcher's tour starts at the same
page the user entered the system from - in our case the SCS-Frontdoor page.
WebWatcher makes several additions to the page:
Slide 4 and slide 5
and slide 6: The user follows WebWatcher's suggestion
and goes to the list of project home pages. Again, certain hyperlinks are
Slide 7: Eventually the user decides to go to
WebWatcher's home page.
A menubar is inserted into the page.
WebWatcher displays the results of a key word search for the interest description
based on the pages this WebWatcher instance has visited before.
WebWatcher highlight hyperlinks in the original page which it deems particularly
useful according to the user's interest.
Thorsten Joachims, 09/15/97, firstname.lastname@example.org