Monitoring and Analyzing Group Interactions in Asynchronous Discussions with the DIAS System

  • Tharrenos Bratitsis
  • Angelique Dimitracopoulou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4154)


DIAS is an Asynchronous Discussion Forum Software, mainly developed in order to offer extended monitoring and interaction analysis support, by providing a wide range of indicators jointly used in various situations, to all discussion forae users (individual user/students, groups, moderators/teachers or even researchers/observers), appropriate for their various roles in different activities. In this paper we describe some of the integrated Interaction Analysis (IA) features and we provide information concerning case studies, some of which are in progress.


Interaction Analysis Asynchronous discussions CSCL CSCW 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tharrenos Bratitsis
    • 1
  • Angelique Dimitracopoulou
    • 1
  1. 1.LTEE LaboratoryUniversity of the AegeanRhodesGreece

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