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WoT 2017

Simon Mayer, Dominique Guinard, Matthias Kovatsch
2017 Proceedings of the Eighth International Workshop on the Web of Things - WoT 2017  
In this year's eighth iteration of the International Workshop on the Web of Things, we therefore invited the WoT community to discuss about our Next Big Thing.  ...  The Web of Things has become mainstream: REST (though sometimes interpreted liberally) and Web best practices today constitute the de-facto application layer of smart physical objects within Internet of  ...  AI technologies that would enable smart, Web-enabled devices to become more autonomous in their behavior and interactions: we agree that using hypermedia as the underpinning for socio-technical systems  ... 
doi:10.1145/3199919.3199920 dblp:conf/wot/MayerGK17 fatcat:epp7iaqh2nd65nnr5ftmkp6ja4

Escaping the Streetlight Effect

Simon Bienz, Andrei Ciortea, Simon Mayer, Fabien Gandon, Olivier Corby
2019 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Internet of Things - IoT 2019  
The integration of systems of autonomous agents in Web of Things (WoT) environments is a promising approach to provide and distribute intelligence in world-wide pervasive systems.  ...  The prototype demonstrates that our semantic hypermedia search engine enhances the flexibility and agility of autonomous agents in the WoT.  ...  Recent work further explored this conceptual bridge by applying hypermedia to the engineering of MAS to define Hypermedia MAS [4] : socio-technical systems composed of people and autonomous agents situated  ... 
doi:10.1145/3365871.3365901 dblp:conf/iot/BienzCMGC19 fatcat:aiu5ldgge5bzhghlyi5trb7dfi

Constructivist research in educational technology: A retrospective view and future prospects

Inae Kang, Jeong-Im Choi, Kyungwon Chang
2007 Asia Pacific Education Review  
on the past track record of constructivism in educational and associated fields.  ...  Furthermore, the diversity and differences among scholars on the nature of constructivism has caused a great many misconceptions and some degree of confusion in studies on constructivism.  ...  , it "is made up of the network of things and relationships that we rely on in our living, and on which, we believe, others rely on, too" (p.7).  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03026469 fatcat:3ru2gwlvyzdwboncxolhempwkm

Pedagogy-driven design of digital learning ecosystems

Mart Laanpere, Kai Pata, Peeter Normak, Hans Põldoja
2014 Computer Science and Information Systems  
In most cases, the traditional Web-based learning management systems (e.g. Moodle, Blackboard) have been designed without any built-in support for a preferred pedagogical model or approach.  ...  As a result of an 8-years study carried out in the University of Antwerp, Colpaert [11] has explored the boundaries of pedagogy-driven research in the context of online language learning.  ...  This research was funded by Estonian Ministry of Education and Research targeted research grant No. 0130159s08.  ... 
doi:10.2298/csis121204015l fatcat:ymhgixbpkrb5virlnm77xsfvda

Innovative socio-technical environments in support of distributed intelligence and lifelong learning

G. Fischer, S. Konomi
2007 Journal of Computer Assisted Learning  
Wireless and mobile technologies provide new opportunities for creating novel socio-technical environments and thereby empowering humans, but not without potential pitfalls.  ...  between planning and situated action, context awareness, human attention, distances in collaborative design activities, and the trade-off between tools for living and tools for learning.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank the members of the Center for Life-Long Learning and Design (L 3 D) who have contributed to the conceptual frameworks and socio-technical environments described in this  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2729.2007.00238.x fatcat:uvhofifp7rcj3ivjiufwhdolbq

An Ontology-Based Framework for Modeling User Behavior—A Case Study in Knowledge Management

Liana Razmerita
2011 IEEE transactions on systems, man and cybernetics. Part A. Systems and humans  
The paper discusses some of the implications of ontology-based user modeling for semantic-enhanced Knowledge Management (KM), and in particular for personal KM.  ...  Concrete examples of how OntobUMf is used in the context of a Knowledge Management System (KMS) are provided.  ...  web and in distributed computer networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmca.2011.2132712 fatcat:stzl62laozebpaqxzb7tdngfuu

10 Years of Web Science: Closing The Loop (Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop 18262)

Susan Halford, James A. Hendler, Eirini Ntoutsi, Steffen Staab, Michael Wagner
2019 Dagstuhl Reports  
The role of Web Science is more critical than ever given the ever growing impact of the Web in our society.  ...  This report documents the program and the outcomes of Dagstuhl Seminar 18262 "10 years Web Science: Closing the Loop" that took place in Schloss Dagstuhl from 25-29 June 2018.  ...  Benevolent AIs for a resilient Web The two previous ideas could be generalized to the goal of designing benevolent AIs for the Web.  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.8.6.173 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/HalfordHNS18 fatcat:bulf4xjjxzhlvfk3kmtrpep3hu

Design approaches in technology-enhanced learning

Yishay Mor, Niall Winters
2007 Interactive Learning Environments  
Moreover, in technology-enhanced learning (TEL) the design process requires input from many diverse areas of expertise.  ...  We provide a motivation and rationale for design approaches for learning technologies that draws upon Simon's seminal proposition of design science.  ...  This work was supported by the Kaleidoscope Network of Excellence and by the European Community under the Information Society Technologies priority of the 6th Framework Programme.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10494820601044236 fatcat:pkdm7qftlfcj7jxve4rnj4qngu

Data cube and cloud resources as platform for seamless geospatial computation

Giuliano Andrea Pagani, Luca Trani
2018 Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers - CF '18  
This thesis has been submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for a postgraduate degree (e.g. PhD, MPhil, DClinPsychol) at the University of Edinburgh.  ...  The content must not be changed in any way or sold commercially in any format or medium without the formal permission of the author.  ...  impact of socio-technical challenges.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3203217.3205861 dblp:conf/cf/PaganiT18 fatcat:6dtd24cgibfx5ob3qkykfgbjvq

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Editor, Richard A. Schwier
1990 Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank Paul Delany and CJEC reviewers for their detailed suggestions to improve an earlier version of this paper.  ...  The greatest promise to achieve this goal appears in programs, such as the CSILE Book Club or the Electronic-writer-in-residence, which use hypermedia environments to create functional contexts for learning  ...  Students are put in the position of making decisions about their own learning and social interactions -the hypermedia environments guiding them toward appropriate learning goals.  ... 
doi:10.21432/t2hk6s fatcat:s5ab4xllpva7jcctrctswnm6la

From social computing to reflexive collective intelligence: The IEML research program

Pierre Lévy
2010 Information Sciences  
This research program is compatible with the major standards of the Web of data and is in tune with the current trends in social computing.  ...  The paper explains the philosophical relevance of this new language, expounds its syntactic and semantic structures and ponders its possible implications for the growth of collective intelligence in cyberspace  ...  I also received two grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ins.2009.08.001 fatcat:b2ogtye2jfdo3igd2repc5felm

Mobile Learning BYOD Implementation in an Intensive English Program Rasha AlOkaily [chapter]

2015 International Handbook of E-Learning Volume 2  
in the entire field of education.  ...  Covering the integration, challenges, implications, and context-appropriate use of open education networks, blended learning, mobile technologies, social media, and other platforms in a variety of unique  ...  Kidd focuses on the socio-ecological aspects of people, environment, and digital media and technology use, with the goal of improving theory, practice, and policy for the design and implementation of new  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315760902-36 fatcat:lf7fn7fgd5dk5aw6jpj2msshk4

Semantically-enhanced advertisement recommender systems in social networks

Ali Pazahr, J. Javier Samper Zapater, Francisco García Sánchez, Carmen Botella, Rafael Martinez
2016 Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications and Services - iiWAS '16  
I wish all the best for these dear people. This Thesis is included in the Spanish MINECO project ''Radio Access Technologies for Heterogeneous Wireless Networks'' (RACHEL TEC2013-47141-C4-4-R).  ...  ) of watchwords for things with a specific end goal to register the likeness of two things.  ...  We have recognized three conceivable social methodologies for tackling the issues of client driven ontology advancement for the semantic web.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3011141.3011489 dblp:conf/iiwas/PazahrZSBM16 fatcat:oi4kf355ovhkvl3wckpzfjajsu

Hyper Text and Hypertension: Post-Structuralist Critical Theory, Social Studies of Science and Software

Paul N. Edwards
1994 Social Studies of Science  
When non-textual media are incorporated, the result is known as 'hypermedia'.  ...  Webs  ...  The most recent incarnation of Latourian scsK, socio-technical analysis, is even more striking in this respect.5s Latour and his colleagues advocate an inscription device of their own: sociotechnical graphs  ... 
doi:10.1177/030631279402400203 fatcat:zau7mfiowrac5msa5xo55n6wa4

Challenges Besetting Teachers in the Implementation of E-Learning in Schools: A Guide to Curriculum Development

Mutendwahothe Walter Lumadi
2014 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
The study also shows that e-Learning harbours many advantages for institutions of learning and individual students.  ...  This study was planned to examine potential challenges faced by teachers in the implementation of e-Learning in professional schools.  ...  Software developers, network administrators, hardware developers, computer makers, and other highly trained technical personnel are all needed in order for a student to make use of a computer and the Internet  ... 
doi:10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n20p2814 fatcat:k6o4a4qqvfetlno3ac6r2sptc4
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