Datasets for the Learning Analytics Community

Although learning analytics (LA) is applied increasingly in various learning and education settings, it still lacks publicly available and interoperable research datasets, that would allow the reproduction, experimental evaluation, and benchmarking of algorithms,  methods, and tools. While AFEL has recognised this gap and is currently in the process of gathering a significant amount of activity… Read more »

3. November 2016

Meet AFEL in Graz, 24 – 25 October 2016

The next AFEL plenary meeting will take place at Know-Center GmbH from October 24 to 25, 2016, in Graz. The Know-Center will be the host of the fourth AFEL meeting. As AFEL partner, the Know-Center contributes with its competencies in visual analytics, social network analytics, feature engineering and also human computer interaction. Additional contribution takes place in the exploitation and dissemination… Read more »

17. October 2016

AFEL project meeting in Tübingen

During the last week, several AFEL team members from the L3S Research Center in Hannover visited the IWM in Tübingen for a joint meeting to discuss ongoing collaborations in the AFEL context, particularly concerning  AFEL WP2 on “enrichment” of Web data and WP4 on detecting learning-related notions and cognitive models in Web data. The day kicked of with a… Read more »

22. July 2016

AFEL at the 13th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2016)

Capturing knowledge from data on the Web is a research challenge almost as old as the Web itself, as aptly represented by long-running worldwide scientific events such as the Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC). Having reached its thirteenth edition this year, the event that took place in Crete between May 29 and June 3 reflected… Read more »

7. July 2016

Impressions of “The 8th International ACM Web Science Conference 2016”

Web Science is the emergent study of the people and technologies, applications, processes and practices that shape and are shaped by the World Wide Web. Web Science aims to draw together theories, methods and findings from across academic disciplines, and to collaborate with industry, business, government and civil society, to develop our knowledge and understanding… Read more »

4. July 2016

Museo del Prado wins Annual Webby Awards

  The Prado Museum’s digital project, The Prado in the Web, developed with Gnoss.com technology, obtains two awards from the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences Gnoss.com has developed and established the technology behind The Prado Museum’s digital project. The new website was launched on December 10, 2015, being the first time that The… Read more »

11. May 2016