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An Interactive Rule Based Approach to Generate Strength Assessment Report: Graduate Student Perspective

Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 249)

Abstract

Data and Information or Knowledge has a significant role on human activities. Data mining means extracting or discovering knowledge from large volume of data. Now-a-days, data mining process is applying in educational field also; it is called as educational data mining. Educational Data Mining used many techniques such as Decision Trees, Neural Networks, Naïve Bayes, K- Nearest neighbor, and many others. By using these techniques, the discovered knowledge can be used for prediction and analysis purposes of student patterns. Existing techniques like tree classification and some clustering techniques are suffering with decision-making problems. To solve this problem, in this paper, an interactive approach is used to prune and filter discovered rules. In proposed system, an integrate user knowledge is used in the post processing task. A set of rules or measures are given as input to proposed system in order to evaluate the student performance. Furthermore, an interactive framework is designed to assist the user throughout the analyzing task. By applying proposed approach to discover the likelihood of student’s deviations / requiring special attention is organized and efficient providing more insight by using Strength Assessment Report. After analyzing the student performance, strength assessment reports are generated which lists the career skills or competencies that are strong/good in.

Keywords

Educational Mining Association Rules Post Processing Strength Assessment Report(SAR) Competency Skills Student Performance 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.KL UniversityVaddeswaramIndia
  2. 2.KKR & KSR Institute of Technology and SciencesKoukondaIndia

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