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Students' evaluation of academic courses: An exploratory analysis to an Italian case study

Marco Centoni, Antonello Maruotti
2021 Studies in Educational Evaluation  
In this paper we would like to contribute to the existing literature on course and teaching evaluation by providing an empirical analysis based on questionnaires collected by an Italian private institution  ...  A B S T R A C T Students' evaluations of teaching is a common practice in higher education institutions, with the main purpose of improving course quality and effectiveness.  ...  We thank Vieri Del Panta and Marco Rosati for their support in the data preparation and for the discussions on a draft version of this work. References  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.stueduc.2021.101054 fatcat:kawhjefihbfkjkwflqqhahxjfy

Integration of Grey Relational Analysis and Goal Programming for Supplier selection and planning (Case Study from an Automotive Company)

Ahmad Jafarnejad Chaghooshi, Saeid Karbasian
2014 Business Management and Strategy  
Selecting the best alternatives in each of these decisions requires analysis of many factors, which as a result, encounters organizations with a problem of multi-criteria decisions.  ...  On the other hand, the application of the grey relational analysis (GRA) in connection with consideration of the criteria in different managerial and operational issues has been referred to in many articles  ...  He classifies these techniques into three categories, namely: Multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) techniques, Mathematical programming (MP) techniques, and Artificial intelligence (AI) techniques.  ... 
doi:10.5296/bms.v4i2.4250 fatcat:tflgqitmczah7kjhcah5iay3yy

ISMAC: An Intelligent System for Customized Clinical Case Management and Analysis

Mingyu You, Chong Chen, Guo-Zheng Li, Shi-Xing Yan, Sheng Sun, Xue-Qiang Zeng, Qing-Ce Zhao, Liao-Yu Xu, Su-Ying Huang
2015 The Scientific World Journal  
The novel system ISMAC (Intelligent System for Management and Analysis of Clinical Cases in TCM) is designed and implemented for customized management and intelligent analysis of TCM clinical data.  ...  A great deal of medical knowledge is hidden in the clinical cases of the highly experienced TCM practitioner.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant nos. 61273305 and 81274007, as well as the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/473168 pmid:26495425 pmcid:PMC4606075 fatcat:4h6u2dko5va5zou3brkl6cqlee

Requirements Analysis and Design of an Affective Bi-Modal Intelligent Tutoring System: The Case of Keyboard and Microphone [chapter]

Efthymios Alepis, Maria Virvou, Katerina Kabassi
2008 Studies in Computational Intelligence  
In this respect an affective and adaptive interaction is achieved in the interactions of the student with the ITS, by performing both affect recognition and affect generation.  ...  After emotion recognition has been performed Edu-Affe-Mikey adapts dynamically its tutoring behaviour to an appropriate emotion of an animated tutoring agent.  ...  However, a problem that arises in such approaches in the way that these interaction modalities are combined in order to improve the accuracy and overall performance of emotion recognition in an Intelligent  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-77471-6_2 fatcat:uaotu6immjhn7c56shlhdy6v2q

An Effective BERT-Based Pipeline for Twitter Sentiment Analysis: A Case Study in Italian

Marco Pota, Mirko Ventura, Rosario Catelli and Massimo Catelli
2020 Sensors  
A case study describing the application of the approach to Italian is presented, with a comparison with other Italian existing solutions.  ...  State-of-the-art results have been recently achieved using language models trained from scratch on corpora made up exclusively of tweets, in order to better handle the Twitter jargon.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21010133 pmid:33379231 pmcid:PMC7796054 fatcat:vtsta2ca3bfzfkbbw3lgnw4hyy

An analysis of hierarchical text classification using word embeddings

Roger Alan Stein, Patricia A. Jaques, João Francisco Valiati
2019 Information Sciences  
FastText achieved an _LCAF_1 of 0.893 on a single-labeled version of the RCV1 dataset. An analysis indicates that using word embeddings and its flavors is a very promising approach for HTC.  ...  This study investigates the application of those models and algorithms on this specific problem by means of experimentation and analysis.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work would not have been possible without the financial support of the Brazilian National Council for the Improvement of Higher Education (CAPES).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ins.2018.09.001 fatcat:n52jrq4i4jc75absk6j37ul3xq

An effective and friendly tool for seed image analysis [article]

Andrea Loddo, Cecilia Di Ruberto, A.M.P.G. Vale, Mariano Ucchesu, J.M. Soares, Gianluigi Bacchetta
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Image analysis is an essential field for several topics in the life sciences, such as biology or botany.  ...  In detail, we propose two plugins ImageJ, one able to extract morphological, textual and colour features from seed images, and another to classify seeds into categories using the extracted features.  ...  Conflict of interest The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. References  ... 
arXiv:2103.17213v2 fatcat:3u6xsvq46vegrfzrehbe7mbesu

An Intersectional Analysis of Visual Media: A Case Study of Diesel Advertisements

Anthony J. Barnum, Anna M. Zajicek
2008 Social Thought and Research  
Towards this end, we conduct an intersectional analysis of Diesel advertisements using the concepts of racialized gender and gendered race, and demonstrate the advantages of an intersectional analysis.  ...  In doing so, we hope to provide an illustration of an intersectional analysis of visual media, such as advertisements, which could inform the work of others interested in conducting similar analyses.  ...  Conclusion The purpose of this research was to conduct an intersectional case study of advertisements located in the public realm to illustrate the principles and advantages of an intersectional analysis  ... 
doi:10.17161/str.1808.5693 fatcat:ec4zlayjpbex3mgmn6yfeeh254

Analysis of the Influencing Factors of Organizational Resilience in the ISM Framework: An Exploratory Study Based on Multiple Cases

Yingqi Liu, Ruijun Chen, Fei Zhou, Shuang Zhang, Juan Wang
2021 Sustainability  
In view of this, this study proposes the concept of organizational resilience on the basis of existing research and extracts the influencing factors of organizational resilience based on a multi-case analysis  ...  As an important means to deal with crisis, organizational resilience has attracted the attention of academia and industry.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132313492 fatcat:knstqiwcjzfgjcpv6hjbdsz2ky

Sentiment analysis using deep learning approaches: an overview

Olivier Habimana, Yuhua Li, Ruixuan Li, Xiwu Gu, Ge Yu
2019 Science China Information Sciences  
As far as the good results for sentiment analysis are concerned, the two traditional approaches for sentiment analysis can be combined in order to gain the advantages of each approach.  ...  The traditional approaches for sentiment analysis are classified into two categories: lexicon-based and machine learning approaches [2, 4, 36] .  ...  The sentiments of an aspect are classified into different categories depending on the purpose of sentiment classification. For example, Yang et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11432-018-9941-6 fatcat:nbevrfiyybhszirol2af26c6ve

An eco-city evaluation method based on spatial analysis technology: A case study of Jiangsu Province, China

Yong Wang, Qian Ding, Dafang Zhuang
2015 Ecological Indicators  
The eco-cities were divided into four categories and there was a gradually decreasing trend from southeast to northwest, resulting in a gradient from southern Jiangsu to middle Jiangsu and northern Jiangsu  ...  was classified as middle or upper and was unevenly distributed.  ...  The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.05.032 fatcat:x6ddhcrrwjhc5bgvnuujiy3d3u

An Artificial Intelligence based Analysis in Legal domain

In this study, we review about the different methods of deep learning used in legal tasks such as Legal data search, Legal document analytics, and Legal perspective interface.  ...  Through this review, we instituted that deep learning models are giving advanced performance  ...  Question analysis, 2. Query generation, 3.Ans analysis, 4.ques-ans pair score. GayleMcElvain et al. [19] developed bag of days in earlier days, but it offered low accuracy.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.b1113.1292s219 fatcat:nk4nnpe4urgsbmowwfeysfgtke

An analysis of LULC change detection using remotely sensed data; A Case study of Bauchi City

K M Kafi, H Z M Shafri, A B M Shariff
2014 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
Bauchi is one of the cities in the north eastern part of Nigeria that has witnessed tremendous expansion as a result of rapid urbanization.  ...  For the past decade, the city has been known to be relatively small both in size and population. But today, Bauchi is one of the fastest growing cities in northern Nigeria.  ...  The ROI helps in producing the map by defining an area in the map based on the color assigned to that category and the spectral homogeneity of the pixels of chosen area.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/20/1/012056 fatcat:kz22wex3mfde3jh4ge2t4ixdua

Designing Casual Maps Adopting an Intellectual Capital Perspective: A Case Study Analysis

Federica De Santis
2016 International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting  
From a methodological point of view, the use of multi-method approach in designing a casual map offers the opportunity to take into considerations the intensity of the relations and the time lag between  ...  Adopting an IC perspective, it emerges that the properties of IC (i.e. connectivity, dynamicity and specificity) have a great impact on the map and the adoption of an IC perspective in designing casual  ...  The multi-method here examined consists in a combination of focus group discussions, semi-structured interviews and analyses of data extracted from the firm archives.  ... 
doi:10.5296/ijafr.v6i2.10119 fatcat:lobhheulhzg67cpde5x47xhqvq

An importance-performance analysis of destination competitiveness factors: case of Jablanica district in Serbia

Lukrecija Djeri, Predrag Stamenković, Ivana Blešić, Snežana Milićević, Milan Ivkov
2018 Ekonomska Istrazivanja-Economic Research  
By using a factor analysis, the most important destination competitiveness factors were extracted. Based on this factor solution, Importance-Performance Analysis (I.P.A.) was performed.  ...  Research results will be of great importance for tourism managers in the destination, as well as for authorities of local governments in the district, to better understand strengths and weaknesses of identified  ...  importance and performance of selection factors. source: authors based on analysis in sPss 20.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1331677x.2018.1456351 fatcat:2thraoe7trdjhhphq5lkv63eka
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