Adaptation Model for PCMAT – Mathematics Collaborative Learning Platform

  • Marta Fernandes
  • Constantino Martins
  • Luiz Faria
  • Paulo Couto
  • Cristiano Valente
  • Cristina Bastos
  • Fátima Costa
  • Eurico Carrapatoso
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 156)


The aim of this paper is to present an adaptation model for an Adaptive Educational Hypermedia System, PCMAT. The adaptation of the application is based on progressive self-assessment (exercises, tasks, and so on) and applies the constructivist learning theory and the learning styles theory. Our objective is the creation of a better, more adequate adaptation model that takes into account the complexities of different users.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marta Fernandes
    • 1
  • Constantino Martins
    • 1
  • Luiz Faria
    • 1
  • Paulo Couto
    • 1
  • Cristiano Valente
    • 1
  • Cristina Bastos
    • 1
  • Fátima Costa
    • 1
  • Eurico Carrapatoso
    • 2
  1. 1.GECAD – Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Group Institute of EngineeringPolytechnic of PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal

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