9 years 2 months ago
A Generative Student Model for Scoring Word Reading Skills
—This paper presents a novel student model intended to automate word-list-based reading assessments in a classroom setting, specifically for a student population that includes b...
Joseph Tepperman, Sungbok Lee, Shrikanth Narayanan...
9 years 5 months ago
Mapping Process Capability Models to Support Integrated Software Process Assessments
Software process assessments have been used to verify the conformance with quality reference models or standards, usually in a context of software process improvement programs. Mo...
Marcello Thiry, Alessandra Zoucas, Leornardo Trist...
9 years 6 months ago
Leveraging ESM platforms for continuous mission-oriented assessment of information assurance
This paper describes how information collected by enterprise system management (ESM) platforms can be utilized in a novel approach to assess the information assurance delivered by ...
Amy Fedyk, Michael Atighetchi, Partha Pratim Pal
83views Education» more  CORR 2004»
9 years 7 months ago
INSPIRE: Evaluation of a Smart-Home System for Infotainment Management and Device Control
This paper gives an overview of the assessment and evaluation methods which have been used to determine the quality of the INSPIRE smart home system. The system allows different h...
Sebastian Möller, Jan Krebber, Alexander Raak...
80views Education» more  CORR 2004»
9 years 7 months ago
Notes On The Design Of An Internet Adversary
The design of the defenses Internet systems can deploy against attack, especially adaptive and resilient defenses, must start from a realistic model of the threat. This requires an...
David S. H. Rosenthal, Petros Maniatis, Mema Rouss...
105views more  TOIS 2008»
9 years 7 months ago
Sound and complete relevance assessment for XML retrieval
In information retrieval research, comparing retrieval approaches requires test collections consisting of documents, user requests and relevance assessments. Obtaining relevance a...
Benjamin Piwowarski, Andrew Trotman, Mounia Lalmas
118views more  JSS 2006»
9 years 7 months ago
Assessment of eco-security in the Knowledge Grid e-science environment
Ecological security is an important basis of the entire human security system, the cornerstone for human survival. Knowing the status of ecological security is crucial for making ...
Xiaoqing Shi, Jingzhu Zhao, Ouyang Zhiyun
179views more  DB 2007»
9 years 8 months ago
Utility-driven assessment of data quality
This study presents a methodology for dual assessments of data. Impartial assessment measures the extent to which data is defective. Utility-driven assessments of data quality mea...
Adir Even, Ganesan Shankaranarayanan
100views more  IPM 2008»
9 years 8 months ago
Contextual factors affecting the utility of surrogates within exploratory search
In this paper we investigate how information surrogates might be useful in exploratory search and what information it is useful for a surrogate to contain. By comparing assessment...
Ian Ruthven, Mark Baillie, Leif Azzopardi, Ralf Bi...
108views more  IJET 2008»
9 years 8 months ago
Moving towards a Fully Automatic Knowledge Assessment Tool
Information about a student's level or state of knowledge is a key aspect for efficient, personalized learning activities. E-learning systems gain such information in two ways...
Christian Guetl