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Finding, Understanding and Learning: Making Information Discovery Tasks Useful for Children and Teachers

Ion Madrazo Azpiazu, Nevena Dragovic, Maria Soledad Pera
2016 Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval  
YouUnderstood.me is an enhanced environment based on a popular search engine specifically designed to help students deal with search for learning tasks, and allow teachers to track their progress.  ...  An initial assessment conducted on YouUnderstood.me and well-known (children-oriented) search engines based on queries generated by K-9 students, showcases the need for this type of environment.  ...  Personalization based on readability has also been explored [2, 11] . While Collins et al.  ... 
dblp:conf/sigir/AzpiazuDP16 fatcat:gev3ucv3djc7fod4qzgm5qihcm

Here, There, and Everywhere: Building a Scaffolding for Children's Learning through Recommendations

Ashlee Milton, Emiliana Murgia, Monica Landoni, Theo Huibers, Maria Soledad Pera
2019 ACM Conference on Recommender Systems  
A powerful but underutilized tool in regards to children that could assist in this situation is a recommender system (RS).  ...  Reading and literacy are on the decline among children. This is compounded by the fact that children have trouble with the discovery of resources that are appropriate, diverse, and appealing.  ...  task and learning trajectory.  ... 
dblp:conf/recsys/MiltonMLHP19 fatcat:yhosggcurnf73i32omwlxqfedq

Matching Writers to Content Writing Tasks [article]

Narayana Darapaneni, Chandrashekhar Bhakuni, Ujjval Bhatt, Khamir Purohit, Vikas Sardna, Prabir Chakraborty, Anwesh Reddy Paduri
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Through this project we aim to automate the highly time-consuming, and often biased task of manually shortlisting the most suitable writer for a given content writing requirement.  ...  We believe that a tool like this will have far reaching positive implications for both parties - businesses looking for suitable talent for niche writing jobs as well as experienced writers and Subject  ...  Based on these parameters a recommendation system will predict the best match from the existing authors.  Domain Classification (NLP Model)  Writer Personality (MBTI) Classification (NLP Model)  Rule-based  ... 
arXiv:2204.09718v1 fatcat:whotj5ssyfb6rndtguw46rv3ju

Integration of the tagging mechanism in the collaborative e-learning system

Andrejs Lesovskis, Vladimirs Kotovs, Leonids Novickis
2012 Applied Computer Systems  
- The tagging mechanism is a technique that can be used to implement the personalized collaboration in the e-Learning systems, thereby increasing the efficiency of such a system.  ...  Semantic Web technologies can be used to enhance tags with machine-readable annotations to improve the accuracy of tag-based recommendation services.  ...  Cernea, Del Moral, and Gayo in their article titled "SOAF: Semantic Indexing System Based on Collaborative Tagging", proposed a system architecture called SOAF for the semantic indexing of Learning Objects  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10312-012-0007-1 fatcat:xq6oukfykjdtjnk3e37jckvfcm

INFORMATION RETRIEVAL IMPROVEMENT IN E-LEARNING SYSTEMS USING SEMANTIC WEB

Mohamed Mohamed Hassan
2020 Journal of Al-Azhar University Engineering Sector  
their priority and needs ,Our solution consists of a Recommendation System that provides recommendations to the E-learner and advise a learner with most suitable resources and learning objects based on  ...  This paper focuses on design and implementation of adaptive recommendation e-learning system at the sea ports and use e-learning system and semantic web to deliver the learning objects to learners in an  ...  Recommender systems have been used for e-learning environments to recommend useful materials to users based on their priority and needs.  ... 
doi:10.21608/auej.2020.120380 fatcat:zkhzz2xiuzgglo5yqds2pgjhh4

Improving Explainable Recommendations with Synthetic Reviews [article]

Sixun Ouyang and Aonghus Lawlor and Felipe Costa and Peter Dolog
2018 arXiv   pre-print
An important task for a recommender system to provide interpretable explanations for the user. This is important for the credibility of the system.  ...  Current interpretable recommender systems tend to focus on certain features known to be important to the user and offer their explanations in a structured form.  ...  The evaluation on the recommendation task is based on root mean square error (RMSE).  ... 
arXiv:1807.06978v1 fatcat:vudlqa5zqbfztd3ulcko4ojx4a

Towards Analytics and Collaborative Exploration of Social and linked Media for Technology-Enchanced Learning Scenarios

Sergej Zerr, Mathieu d'Aquin, Ivana Marenzi, Davide Taibi, Alessandro Adamou, Stefan Dietze
2014 Extended Semantic Web Conference  
On the other hand, Linked Web Data is both structured and well described through a variety of metadata.  ...  Combining those sources opens promising direction for knowledge discovery and, at the same time, new challenges for collaborative searching in various Technology-Enchanced Learning Scenarios.  ...  enable the investigation and detection of emerging patterns, (c) social and personal data for use in (learning analytics) and recommender system scenarios.  ... 
dblp:conf/esws/ZerrDMTAD14 fatcat:o7yfk3axyrckflgdakufgqixn4

Enriching context descriptions for enhanced LA scalability: a case study

Jeanette Samuelsen, Weiqin Chen, Barbara Wasson
2021 Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning  
Based on the subsequent thematic analysis of interviews, and examination of xAPI, we identified challenges and limitations in describing learning context data, and developed recommendations (provided in  ...  AbstractLearning analytics (LA) is a field that examines data about learners and their context, for understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the participants for their valuable contributions in identifying challenges and limitations of xAPI.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41039-021-00150-2 fatcat:25hc5gtstfhg7irkkacx2qef5a

Overview of SimpleText CLEF 2021 Workshop and Pilot Tasks

Liana Ermakova, Patrice Bellot, Pavel Braslavski, Jaap Kamps, Josiane Mothe, Diana Nurbakova, Irina Ovchinnikova, Eric SanJuan
2021 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
(3) How to improve the readability of a given short text (e.g. by reducing vocabulary and syntactic complexity) without significant information distortion?  ...  Scientific literacy is important for people to make right decisions, evaluate the information quality, maintain physiological and mental health, avoid spending money on useless items.  ...  Kerhervé and Nicolas Poinsu.  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/ErmakovaBBKMNOS21 fatcat:d5ihbswnobdqrnffmam2xkq4by

Means of the Semantic Search Personification on base of Ontological Approach

Rogushina J.
2016 International Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Computing  
User characteristics are supplemented with sociopsychophysiological properties and ontologically personalized readability criteria.  ...  Ontological model of interaction between the Web information resources and information consumers is proposed as a base of the search personification.  ...  Learning methods on base of inductive and traductive inference increase the pertinentness of this search and recommending system (SRS) resultsthey help in acquisition of personal user knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijmsc.2016.03.01 fatcat:rissgupznvh45kxn4nsy4rxlyy

BrainHood: Designing a cognitive training system that supports self-regulated learning skills in children

Konstantinos Tsiakas, Emilia Barakova, Javed-Vassilis Khan, Panos Markopoulos
2020 Technology and Disability  
METHODS: We provide a narrative review of research in cognitive training, self-regulated learning and explainable recommendation systems for children in educational settings.  ...  We propose a system for self-regulated cognitive training for children which supports metacognitive strategies allowing the child to reflect on their own progress, weaknesses and strengths, self-arrange  ...  Xie and colleagues focused on how to integrate personalization techniques to a recommendation system for second language vocabulary learning, focusing on the diversity and readability of the recommendations  ... 
doi:10.3233/tad-200294 fatcat:duwy2yary5bsznx54uaprgru4q

Reviews/Compte Rendus

Laura Ho, Virginia Suave, Terry Piper, Alister Cumming, Joanne Pettis
1992 The TESL Canada Journal  
One particular task of note explores to what degree topic-based materials satisty learners' perceived vocabulary needs.  ...  The book is very readable, written in a clear, concise manner with numerous, highly illustrative examples and tasks. It is, in fact, an extremely useful volume for the classroom teacher.  ... 
doi:10.18806/tesl.v10i1.614 fatcat:i2kkvr6uarhsncs6w3dhiqlkhq

Improve information retrieval and e-learning using mobile agent based on semantic web technology

Maged Elazony, Momtaz Al-Kholy, Ahmed Khalifa, Sayed Nouh, Mohamed Hussein, Gamal Tharwat
2015 International journal of Web & Semantic Technology  
Web based Learning Management Systems should focus on how to satisfy the e-learners needs and it may advise a learner with most suitable resources and learning objects.  ...  It is a platform to represent E-learning management system that recovers the limitations of Web 2.0.In this paper we present "improve information retrieval and e-learning using mobile agent based on semantic  ...  Eraky Khalifa, for his leadership, continued help, support, and encouragement. We are grateful to him for sharing his experienc, knowledge, and expertise.  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijwest.2015.6305 fatcat:dg6wu5esanaphmm54omyviavxu

ConTra Preference Language: Privacy Preference Unification via Privacy Interfaces

Stefan Becher, Armin Gerl
2022 Sensors  
In addition, we introduce a generic approach which provides privacy language compatibility for unified preference matching.  ...  We recommend addressing this issue by the usage of privacy preference languages, whereas users define rules regarding their preferences for privacy handling.  ...  The Privacy Vocabulary Registry is the core component of the privacy interfaces principle. It is a registry system located on a web server and based on a standardized privacy vocabulary.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22145428 pmid:35891105 pmcid:PMC9316104 fatcat:wv2g6hfl7vfwrcglzd7p3egqia

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1992 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
; 9202356 teacher education, whole language philosophy, holistic instruction modeling/interactive learning environments; 9202895 teaching English as a second language, whole language approach, ele- mentary  ...  Wittgen- stein’s philosophical systems; 9204560 philosophical language uses, L.  ... 
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