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Semantic Integration of Adaptive Educational Systems

  • Sergey Sosnovsky
  • Peter Brusilovsky
  • Michael Yudelson
  • Antonija Mitrovic
  • Moffat Mathews
  • Amruth Kumar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5830)

Abstract

With the growth of adaptive educational systems available to students, integration of these systems is evolving from an interesting research problem into an important practical task. One of the challenges that needs to be addressed is the development of mechanisms for student model integration. The architectural principles and representation technologies employed by adaptive educational systems define the applicability of a particular integration approach. This chapter reviews the existing mechanisms and details one of them: the evidence integration.

Keywords

Adaptive Educational System Semantic Integration User Model Interoperability Ontology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergey Sosnovsky
    • 1
  • Peter Brusilovsky
    • 1
  • Michael Yudelson
    • 1
  • Antonija Mitrovic
    • 2
  • Moffat Mathews
    • 2
  • Amruth Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Information SciencesUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Software EngineeringUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand
  3. 3.Ramapo College of New JerseyMahwahUSA

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