A Personalization Recommendation Framework of IT Certification e-Learning System

  • Heng-Li Yang
  • Chen-Shu Wang
  • Mu-Yen Chen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4693)


Obtaining IT certifications is a common and permanent goal of almost all IT students and IT workers. However, approximately 200–400 computer-related certifications exist and constantly increase or change. Examinee indeed requires the personalization recommendation about these certifications and so on. This study proposed a personalization recommendation framework contains two reasoning mechanisms: experience-based and capability-based reasoning. The experienced-based reasoning provides personalized suggestions based on the sophistic examinee’s experience, while the capability-based reasoning considers the learner’s background only. The proposed framework can provide the beneficial certification path to examine and a practice scenario is presented to illustrate the feasibility of proposed framework.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heng-Li Yang
    • 1
  • Chen-Shu Wang
    • 1
  • Mu-Yen Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MIS, National Cheng-Chi University, 64, Sec. 2, Chihnan Rd., Mucha Dist, Taipei 116Taiwan
  2. 2.Department of Accounting, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, 500, TaiwanROC

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