The University of Sydney

Scrupulous, Scrutable and Sumptuous: Personal Data Futures “There’s a gathering focus on “scrutable” user models — models that are transparent and inspectable, intelligible, customer-centered, use-oriented, and built for long-term curation … Issues like privacy, visibility, error correction, “wasted data”, and shared control of model building are key. Researchers Judith Kay and Bob Kummerfeld, … say that “scrutable user models are designed and implemented so that the user can study, or scrutinize, the way she works, to determine what information the user model holds, the processes used to capture it, and the ways that it is used.” …