A Journey to comprehensible User Behavior Models

Jung, Reiner and Jürgensen, Lars (2020) A Journey to comprehensible User Behavior Models [Paper] In: 11th Symposium on Software Performance 2020, 12. - 13.11.2020, Leipzig.

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Abstract

Engineers use workload models to estimate the future utilization of services, understand usage profiles of services, and drive plans to evolve software systems. We usually separate workloads in intensities and user behavior models in context of performance evaluations and forecasting. Outside of software engineering user behaviors are often collected in clickstreams. They may represent the complete history of a user at one site. Ideally, a number of clickstreams can be transformed into a user behavior model containing multiple typical behavior pattern usable for a workload model.
While the collection of user behaviors is fairly simple, the extraction of behavioral patterns is complicated. Current approaches are tailored for specific domains, are only applicable for one purpose, and refuse to be understood and analyzed in a meaningful way. In this paper, we introduce our latest advances to identify a suitable identification approach and layout further obstacles which must overcome to have comprehensible user behavior models.

Document Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: User Behavior Models
Research affiliation: Kiel University > Software Engineering
ISSN: 0720-8928
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2021 08:58
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2021 08:58
URI: http://eprints.uni-kiel.de/id/eprint/51736

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