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Flexible querying of lifelong learner metadata

Poulovassilis, Alexandra and Wood, Peter T. Flexible querying of lifelong learner metadata. In: 1st Int. Workshop on Semantic Web in Higher Education, September 30, 2009, Nice, France. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

We propose combining query approximation and query relaxation techniques in order to support flexible querying of heterogeneous data arising from lifelong learners' educational and work experiences. A key aim of such querying facilities is to allow learners to identify possible choices for their future learning and professional development from what others have done. With our approach, query results can be computed incrementally, in polynomial time, and returned in order of increasing "distance" from the user's original query.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Computer Science and Information Systems
Depositing User: Administrator
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2010 12:42
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:17
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/1218

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