Issue No. 06 - November/December (2002 vol. 17)
<p>Increasing demands for time in our busy lives and the critical connection between timely information and an organization?s bottom line require that we reverse (at least partially) the conventional ways we find information. Instead of users investing significant effort to find the right information, the right information should find the users.</p><p><em>Information customization </em>systems attempt to accomplish this by automating many functions of today?s information retrieval systems and provide features to optimally use information.</p>
J. Mostafa, "Guest Editor's Introduction: Information Customization," in IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 17, no. , pp. 8-11, 2002.