AFEL at LAIR2017 Chile – Expanding horizons

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Eduardo Veas and Analía Cicchinelli, from AFEL partner Know-Center, were invited to talk on the topic of Analytics Tools for Knowledge Activities at the LAIR2017 conference in Chile. The talk introduced the tools built at Know-Center for assessment of quality in document repositories and their application to content creation. From knowledge exploration and content creation,… Read more »

Know-Center represented AFEL at UMAP 2017

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The 25th ACM Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalisation took place in Bratislava, Slovakia from the 09th to the 12th of July. The UMAP conference is one of the most popular conferences in the area of personalized recommender systems and adaptation services. Know-Center’s Social Computing area, represented by Dominik Kowald has successfully presented a… Read more »

Know-Center & AFEL Paper Presentation at ACM Hypertext 2017

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The ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (HT) is a venue for quality peer-reviewed research on theory, systems, and applications for hypertext and social media. It is concerned with all aspects of modern hypertext research, including social media, adaptation, personalization, recommendations, user modeling, linked data and semantic web, dynamic and computed hypertext, and its… Read more »

AFEL presented at the French eLearning conference

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AFEL coordinator, Mathieu d’Aquin, went to Strasbourg last month to present the research challenges and results of the AFEL project at the 2017 edition of EIAH, the french eLearning conference. In his invited presentation, Mathieu focused on the specific challenges associated with doing Learning Analytics in an environment where learning happens across multiple, online platforms… Read more »

First Release of the AFEL Learning Analytics Dataset

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As a research discipline, learning analytics crucially relies on data. Obtaining such dats however is not straightforward, as if data is available locally with the appropriate permissions to be exploited for researcher, it is unlikely to be comparable with other datasets available through other systems. For this reason, the AFEL project is releasing public, stable… Read more »

Know-Center represent AFEL at IUI 2017

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The annual ACM IUI conference took place between March 14th to 16th 2017 in Limassol, Cyprus, for the 22nd time, serving as a forum for the intelligent user interfaces community. Eduardo Veas, Cecilia di Sciascio and Peter Hasitschka from the Know-Center were present at the conference with one paper accepted for the main conference track, one invited paper, four… Read more »

Report from the EU participatory meeting on Digital Learning

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In Monday 27 March 2017, AFEL coordinator Mathieu d’Aquin attended a participatory meeting at the European Commission in Luxembourg on “Digital Learning”. This workshop was a gathering of members of different units from the commission and numerous projects related to digital learning in general. Mathieu introduced AFEL to the other participants, including the members of… Read more »

AFEL plenary meeting in Tübingen

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From February 1 – 2, 2017 the AFEL plenary meeting took place at the IWM – Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien in Tübingen. The project members discussed the current state of work packages as well as research directions and future plans.   The first day kicked off with a quick overview of the ongoing work packages and… Read more »

Big Data for Learning Analytics – AFEL at LearnTec2017

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Between 24 and 26 January 2017, the Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre hosted LearnTec 2017, among the world’s largest events for practitioners and researchers in digital education, involving both industry and academia. LearnTec features a fair with 250 exhibitors as well as a conference where selected speakers present the latest in learning technology to an audience… Read more »