DLNEx: A Tool to Automatically Extract Desired Learning Nuggets from Various Learning Materials

  • Jyoti PareekEmail author
  • Maitri Jhaveri
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 18)


The current educational ecosystem of untethered, anytime anywhere learning pedagogy has accelerated individualized and personalized learning. With the ubiquitous 24/7 access to educational resources each learner wants the learning contents to be filtered and manifested as per his/her desire. These short capsules of knowledge, referred to as learning nuggets, improve time efficiency of learners by distilling and targeting specific utilizable information. DLNEx tool automatically extracts learning nuggets such as examples, problem solving sums, formulae, lines of code, theorems, diagrams, charts, graphs and readability score from three types of files: Pdf, doc and HTML. For a given topic/keyword this tool also facilitates student/instructor to view their desired nugget from various learning materials at one place instead of pondering through all different materials. Experiments show that the average F-measure over three types of files in learning nugget extraction is 90%.


Learning nuggets Preferred reading Learning material Knowledge extraction Pattern matching 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceGujarat UniversityAhmedabadIndia
  2. 2.Banasthali UniversityVanasthaliIndia

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