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CognitOS: A Student-Centric Working Environment for an Attention-Aware Intelligent Classroom

  • Anastasia Ntagianta
  • Maria KoroziEmail author
  • Asterios Leonidis
  • Margherita Antona
  • Constantine Stephanidis
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 852)

Abstract

The emergence of Intelligent Classrooms, and in particular classrooms equipped with facilities for identifying the students’ attention levels, has raised the need for appropriate student-friendly tools that not only facilitate application hosting, but also acts as the means to re-engage inattentive students in the educational process. This work presents CognitOS, a web-based working environment that hosts several types of applications (i.e., exercises, multimedia viewer, digital book) that are utilized as channels to present interventions dictated by the intelligent decision-making mechanisms of the attention-aware classroom. This paper presents the functionality of CognitOS and the design process followed for its development.

Keywords

Intelligent classroom Educational interventions Educational working environment 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work is supported by the FORTH-ICS internal RTD Program “Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anastasia Ntagianta
    • 1
  • Maria Korozi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Asterios Leonidis
    • 1
  • Margherita Antona
    • 1
  • Constantine Stephanidis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Computer Science (ICS)Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH)HeraklionGreece
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CreteHeraklionGreece

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