An Influence Diagram for the Collaboration in E-learning Environments

  • Antonio R. Anaya
  • Manuel Luque
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7930)


Influence diagrams have been used as decision support tool in different domains where the uncertainty plays an important role. The domain of collaborative learning environments can be characterized by the difficulties of proposing student collaboration indicators, and by the relationship between these indicators and the psychological and social student behavior. Thus, an analysis of the collaboration process muss take into account the natural uncertainty of the used indicators. For this reason we have built an influence diagram whose network has been created using the obtained findings in previous research. The influence diagram can support with a decision table that informs on the problematic circumstances of the target student to be recommended.


Bayesian Network Collaborative Learning Decision Table Student Interaction Decision Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio R. Anaya
    • 1
  • Manuel Luque
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Artificial IntelligenceUNEDMadridSpain

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