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Retrieving Learning Resources over the Cloud

  • Fernando De la Prieta
  • Juan F. De Paz Santana
  • Ana B. Gil
  • Magali Boureux
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 173)

Abstract

Reusing resources has been on the rise recently in the ICT sector. In fact, this trend is expanding into other areas such as the educational sector. Learning objects have made it possible to create digital resources that can be reused in various didactic units. These resources are stored in repositories, and thus require a search process that allows them to be located and retrieved. The present study proposes the AIREH tool, which was deployed into a cloud environment and facilitates the retrieval of learning objects by integrating virtual organizations and agents with CBR systems that implement collaborative filtering techniques.

Keywords

Learning objects e-learning cloud computing collaborative filtering 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando De la Prieta
    • 1
  • Juan F. De Paz Santana
    • 1
  • Ana B. Gil
    • 1
  • Magali Boureux
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and AutomationUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain
  2. 2.Dip. di Filosofia Pedagogia e PsicologiaUniversità degli Studi di VeronaVeronaItaly

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