AFEL @ LearnTec

The AFEL project was represented with a nice booth at the LearnTec 2018, which took place from 30. January to 1st of February.  Our three AFEL experts (from left to right), Besnik Fetahu (Leibniz Universität Hannover), Ujwal Gadiraju (Leibniz Universität Hannover) and Stefan Thalman (Know-Center) were representing the AFEL project. There, they had a lot… Read more »

13. February 2018

Meet AFEL @ WWW2018Satellites

The AFEL consortium is happy to announce that its submission to the call of international projects at the WebConference 2018 was accepted. The WebConference will take place from 23-27 April 2018 in Lyon. Mathieu d’Aquin, the coordinator of AFEL, will present the AFEL project there with the purpose to make the AFEL project more visible… Read more »

25. January 2018

Habilitation for Peter Holtz

The AFEL consortium is very proud to announce that our key research Peter Holtz has successfully passed his hdabilitation colloquium at the JKU Linz on the 23rd of January 2018. The rector will suggest to the senat to grant Peter the authority to psychology teach (venia legend). Congratulations, Peter!

Meet AFEL @ DFG.Netzwerk Meeting

The first meeting of the DFG.Network for Mixed Methods and Multimethod Social Research will take place on 26th/27th in Hamburg. Our AFEL research Peter Holtz will give a talk together with Prof. Dr. Özen Odag on the topic “Popper was not a Positivist: Why Critical Rationalism Could be an Epistemology for Qualitative as well as… Read more »

24. January 2018

The article “Consensus Dynamics in Online Collaboration Systems” has been accepted to be published in the journal of Computational Social Networks (Comput Soc Netw) by Springer.

The work presented in the article “Consensus Dynamics in Online Collaboration Systems” was conducted by Ilire Hasani-Mavriqi, Dominik Kowald and Elisabeth Lex from the Social Computing team of the Know Center in a closed collaboration with Denis Helic from the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science of Graz University of Technology. Authors studied consensus… Read more »

18. January 2018

Paper “Analyzing Knowledge Gain of Users in Informational Search Sessions on the Web” has been accepted to CHIIR 2018.

Web search is frequently used by people to acquire new knowledge and to satisfy learning-related objectives, but little is known about how a user’s knowledge evolves through the course of a search session. This paper presents a study addressing the knowledge gain of users in informational search sessions. Using crowdsourcing, 500 distinct users were recruited… Read more »

16. January 2018