IDEAL - the Information DEALer
Electronic data stacks grow bigger and bigger - and it becomes more
difficult to the user to find the information relevant to him in this
plentitude. A lot of data bases are daily updated - and the user lacks
IDEAL means "Information DEALer" and is a computer program for the
individual user. It yanks automatically the information that fits to
his personal interests from huge databases. The user outlines his
individual interest by some key data
once. Hitting a single key, he can later on demand retrieve presentations of the
newsworthiest informations in this areas, bundled by topic and
provided with an abstract.
The appraisal of results by the user serves to optimize the individual
serch results. The programm even adapts to a change of user interests
over time, if this enters the evaluation.
IDEAL can be used for example to provide the user with a personal
newspaper containing all the stuff he's interested in - day by day.