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Using Contexts to Personalize Educational Topic Maps

  • Christo Dichev
  • Darina Dicheva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4018)

Abstract

In this paper we discuss the support for personalization in TM4L – an environment for building and using Topic Maps-based learning repositories. Our approach is based on the idea of using different views to access a learning collection depending on the context of its use. We propose an extension of the Topic Map model with contexts and discuss its implementation in TM4L aimed at supporting context-based personalization.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christo Dichev
    • 1
  • Darina Dicheva
    • 1
  1. 1.Winston-Salem State UniversityWinston SalemUSA

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