E-LEARNING FOR HEALTH ISSUES BASED ON RULE-BASED REASONING AND MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION MAKING

Katerina Kabassi, Maria Virvou, George Tsihrintzis

Abstract

The paper presents an e-learning system called INTATU, which provides education on Atheromatosis. Atheromatosis is a disease that is of interest not only to doctors, but also to common users without any medical background. For this purpose, the system maintains and processes information about the users’ interests and background knowledge and provides individualized learning for the domain of Atheromatosis. More specifically, the reasoning mechanism in INTATU uses a novel combination of rule-based reasoning and a multi-criteria decision making theory called SAW for selecting the theory topics that appear to be most appropriate for a particular user with respect to his/her background knowledge and interest.

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Kabassi K., Virvou M. and Tsihrintzis G. (2007). E-LEARNING FOR HEALTH ISSUES BASED ON RULE-BASED REASONING AND MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION MAKING . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8111-06-7, pages 441-444. DOI: 10.5220/0001331604410444


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft07,
author={Katerina Kabassi and Maria Virvou and George Tsihrintzis},
title={E-LEARNING FOR HEALTH ISSUES BASED ON RULE-BASED REASONING AND MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION MAKING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,},
year={2007},
pages={441-444},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001331604410444},
isbn={978-989-8111-06-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,
TI - E-LEARNING FOR HEALTH ISSUES BASED ON RULE-BASED REASONING AND MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION MAKING
SN - 978-989-8111-06-7
AU - Kabassi K.
AU - Virvou M.
AU - Tsihrintzis G.
PY - 2007
SP - 441
EP - 444
DO - 10.5220/0001331604410444