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9 years 8 months ago
Education and the social Web: Connective learning and the commercial imperative
In recent years, new socially-oriented Web technologies have been portrayed as placing the learner at the centre of networks of knowledge and expertise, potentially leading to new...
Norm Friesen
92views more  TLT 2008»
9 years 9 months ago
Lifelong Learner Modeling for Lifelong Personalized Pervasive Learning
Pervasive and ubiquitous computing has the potential to make huge changes in the ways that we will learn throughout our lives. This paper presents a vision for the lifelong user mo...
Judy Kay
92views more  JCP 2007»
9 years 10 months ago
Lifelong Learning, Empirical Modelling and the Promises of Constructivism
—Educational technology is seen as key for lifelong learning, but it has yet to live up to expectation. We argue that current learning environments are typically oriented too muc...
Meurig Beynon, Antony Harfield
143views more  IJET 2007»
9 years 10 months ago
Adaptive learning scenarios for detection of misconceptions about electricity and remediation
— Our main objective is to model the knowledge used by learners in order to solve problems about electricity. We are searching means to do a diagnosis about student’s activity ...
Sandra Michelet, Jean-Michel Adam, Vanda Luengo
74views more  JCP 2006»
9 years 10 months ago
Local Boosting of Decision Stumps for Regression and Classification Problems
Numerous data mining problems involve an investigation of associations between features in heterogeneous datasets, where different prediction models can be more suitable for differ...
Sotiris B. Kotsiantis, Dimitris Kanellopoulos, Pan...
88views more  IJCIA 2006»
9 years 10 months ago
Multi-Learner Based Recursive Supervised Training
In this paper, we propose the Multi-Learner Based Recursive Supervised Training (MLRT) algorithm which uses the existing framework of recursive task decomposition, by training the...
Laxmi R. Iyer, Kiruthika Ramanathan, Sheng Uei Gua...
76views more  FUIN 2008»
9 years 10 months ago
Prescribed Learning of Indexed Families
Abstract. This work extends studies of Angluin, Lange and Zeugmann on how learnability of a language class depends on the hypothesis space used by the learner. While previous studi...
Sanjay Jain, Frank Stephan, Nan Ye
107views more  AIR 2006»
9 years 10 months ago
Just enough learning (of association rules): the TAR2 "Treatment" learner
Abstract. An over-zealous machine learner can automatically generate large, intricate, theories which can be hard to understand. However, such intricate learning is not necessary i...
Tim Menzies, Ying Hu
89views more  AIEDU 2006»
9 years 10 months ago
Learner Centred Design in the Adventure Author Project
Involving stakeholders at an early stage of learning environment design enables researchers to base a system around the needs of learners. By working directly with learners, resear...
Seth Goolnik, Judy Robertson, Judith Good
89views more  CE 2008»
9 years 10 months ago
An intelligent e-learning system based on learner profiling and learning resources adaptation
Taking advantage of the continuously improving, web-based learning systems plays an important role for self-learning, especially in the case of working people. Nevertheless, learn...
Paraskevi K. Tzouveli, Phivos Mylonas, Stefanos D....