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personalization

1. Functionality in media, especially websites, computers, and mobile phones, that allows users to specify their own display and content preferences: see also ...

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A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
13 words

... Creating a specialized form of a product tailored for an individual...

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A Dictionary of Social Media

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
70 words

...personalization 1. Any adaptation of a tool by an individual user (as in the customization of mobile devices or laptop desktops by their owners). 2. The automatic tailoring of online search results, recommendations, and advertisements to match the predicted preferences of individual users, or the tailoring of mobile services to the user’s current location. See also content filtering ; EdgeRank ; location-based services ; micro-targeting ; personalization filters ; personalized search ; prediction engine ; recommendation engine...

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A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018

...part of that trend, the existence of a greater appetite for choice and personalization, with New Labour portraying users of services as ever more refined and discriminating customers. Personalization offers an implicit and tantalizing vision of public services being experienced as akin to ‘high-end’ consumerism in the market place; the sort of consumerism that does not just provide choice but also personalizes its products and services. A milestone in the shift towards personalization was the Adult Social Care Green Paper, Independence, Well-Being, and...

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
103 words

... 1. Functionality in media, especially websites, computers, and mobile phones , which allows users to specify their own display and content preferences: see also demassification ; participatory culture ; user-generated content ; Web 2.0 ; compare bricolage . 2. Any adaptation of a tool by an individual user (as in the customization of mobile devices or computers by their owners). 3. The automatic tailoring of online search results, recommendations, and advertisements to match the predicted preferences of individual users...

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A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
112 words

... Segmentation of a marketing target at the level of the individual, either as an individual consumer, or to deliver some product, service, or content. Also known as one-to-one marketing , the method tailors a campaign for products or services, or a website ’s content, to suit the preferences, wants, and needs of the target individual. This is done by tracking a user’s online choices and behaviour, and by adapting content, functions, and communications shaped by their preferences. Greater personalization is easier to achieve with digital...

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A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2019

... services An Internet service which offers information, or a service customized to the...

personalization filters

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A Dictionary of Social Media

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
56 words

...personalization filters Online algorithms which are designed to infer the interests and preferences of users and to guide them accordingly towards material and people matching such predictions, effectively steering them away from new ideas and people who may not share their views. See also echo chamber ; filter bubble ; homophily ; imaginary cosmopolitanism ; personalized search ; recommendation engine...

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
57 words

... filters Online algorithms which are designed to infer the interests and preferences of users and to guide them accordingly towards material and people matching such predictions, effectively steering them away from new ideas and people who may not share their views. See also echo chamber ; filter bubble ; homophily ; imaginary cosmopolitanism ; recommendation engine . ...

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Oxford Business French Dictionary: English-French

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
4 words
personalization

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Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary: English-Spanish

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
4 words
personalization

personalization  

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Media studies
1. Functionality in media, especially websites, computers, and mobile phones, that allows users to specify their own display and content preferences: see also user-generated content; Web 2.0.2. A ...
personalized search

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A Dictionary of Social Media

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
33 words

...personalized search Search engine results tailored to individual users in relation to factors such as search history, interests, and location: a system pioneered by Google. See also filter bubble ; personalized filters ; prediction engines...

personalized learning

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Trisha Bowen and Liz Atkins

A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
120 words

... learning In personalized learning the curriculum and teaching approaches are adapted to meet the unique needs of every child, enabling them to achieve and participate at the highest level. This will involve a range of pedagogical approaches including the use of learning technologies, and should embrace close links between the school and the family. In recent years there has been a strong emphasis on raising standards in individual schools, and the personalized learning agenda moves this forward to focus on raising standards of achievement for...

personalized newspaper

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A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

... newspaper An electronic newspaper delivered to an Internet user with content that that user has expressed an interest in; for example, one that features stories about a specific software...

personalized nutrition

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Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

... nutrition A new and fast-developing approach to dietary advice which is tailored to the individual. Science-based personalized nutrition, using recent research on the relationship between genetics and nutrition, takes into consideration an individual’s genetic make-up, metabolic responses to foods, environment, and lifestyle. Traditionally in Western countries dietary advice has been based on government data relating to the nutritional requirements of specific groups (e.g. age and gender groups). See also nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics...

personalized curriculum

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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
369 words

... curriculum A curriculum in which both the teaching and the content, or programme of study, are tailored to the learning needs of each individual child. It presupposes the facility to monitor closely each child’s progress on a day-by-day or week-by-week basis, and to provide ‘catch-up’ programmes for those pupils whose learning is progressing more slowly. Since 2005 government education policy discourse has emphasized the concept of ‘personalization’ of the school curriculum; and the introduction for teachers, in September 2005 , of 10 per cent...

personalized medicine

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Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016

... medicine ( precision medicine ) A new and fast-developing approach to disease prevention and treatment which is tailored to the individual patient and takes into consideration his or her genetic make-up, environment, and lifestyle. Traditionally, Western medical treatments have been designed for the average patient. Personalized medicine is becoming a real possibility due to the ability of scientists to use new DNA technology to collect data on a person’s entire genome (all the genetic information in a person) fairly rapidly and inexpensively. On ...

personalise

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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
28 words
personalise

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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
28 words
Google Personalized Search

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A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
95 words

...Personalized Search A personalized format that brings together content that has been shared with the user privately, along with matches from public or social search, all mixed into a single set of listings. This allows users to find both privately shared content plus material from across the Web through a single search, rather than having to search twice using two different systems. Google names this search service ‘Search, plus Your World’, and the report is called ‘Personal Results’. The personal and the social search algorithms that power Google...

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