A Novel Architecture for Learner’s Profiles Interoperability

Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 614)


Generally, many adaptive systems are developed and used in various fields. The effort to build the user’s profile is repeated from one system to another due to the lack of interoperability and synchronization. Therefore, to provide an effective interoperability is a complex challenge due to the evolution of the user’s profiles and its heterogeneity. The user’s profiles evolution is not taken into account in the interoperable system. In our work, we are interested in the educational field. In this context, we propose a novel interoperable architecture allowing the exchange of the learner’s profile information between different adaptive educational cross-systems to provide an access corresponding to the learners’ needs. This architecture is automatically adapted to the learner’s profiles that evolve over time and are syntactically, semantically and structurally heterogeneous. An experimental study shows the effectiveness of our architecture.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leila Ghorbel
    • 1
  • Corinne Amel Zayani
    • 1
  • Ikram Amous
    • 1
  1. 1.MIRACL-ISIMS Sfax UniversitySfaxTunisia

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