Web Usage Mining Project for Improving Web-Based Learning Sites

  • M. E. Zorrilla
  • E. Menasalvas
  • D. Marín
  • E. Mora
  • J. Segovia
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3643)

Abstract

Despite the great success of data mining being applied for personalization in web environments, it has not yet been massively applied in the e-learning domains. In this paper, we outline a web usage mining project which has been initiated in University of Cantabria. The aim of this project is to develop tools which let us improve its Web-based learning environment in two main aspects: the first that the teacher obtains information which allows him to evaluate the learning process and the second that the student feels supported in this task.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. E. Zorrilla
    • 1
  • E. Menasalvas
    • 2
  • D. Marín
    • 1
  • E. Mora
    • 1
  • J. Segovia
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer SciencesUniversity of CantabriaSantanderSpain
  2. 2.Dpto de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos. Facultad de InformáticaUniversidad Politécnica de MadridBoadilla del MonteSpain

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