An Intelligent Task Assignment and Personalization System for Students’ Online Collaboration

  • Asterios Leonidis
  • George Margetis
  • Margherita Antona
  • Constantine Stephanidis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6768)


This paper discusses a framework that supports collaborative learning activities in smart environments. When designing or developing collaborative environments numerous fundamental requirements should be taken into consideration to maximize their potentials. These best-practices outline strategies regarding (i) group formation, (ii) role assignment, (iii) personalized support, and (iv) activity monitoring. A multi-tier architecture scheme is employed, on top of the “ClassMATE” system, where every module addressees some of these aspects and their combination results in a complete framework that enables both online and offline collaboration in the smart classroom.


ambient intelligence education smart classroom collaborative learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Asterios Leonidis
    • 1
  • George Margetis
    • 1
  • Margherita Antona
    • 1
  • Constantine Stephanidis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceFoundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH)HeraklionGreece
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CreteGreece

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