ADAPTATION ENGINE CONSTRUCTION BASED ON FORMAL RULES

Dessislava Vassileva, Boyan Bontchev

Abstract

With last achievements in research and practical development of adaptive hypermedia systems, they start being more and more promising for e-learning adaptable to personal learner needs, style and performance. Every year there are constructed new technology enhanced platforms with adaptation engines controlling content management and delivery. A great problem with adaptation engine designs is that few of them facilitate a flexible and manageable control over adaptation processes. This paper is focussed exactly on problems with effective conceptual construction of adaptation engine, by means of formalization of our adaptation model for hypermedia learning courseware management and delivery. The article describes in brief a formal definition of both adaptive rules and adaptive process supporting the model. The approach proposed for adaptive engine’s construction follows a rule-driven approach and is consistent with that formalization. The implementation of the platform is under development and relies strongly on conceptual separation of adaptive rules from business logic. This guarantees an ability for editing adaptive rules at run time and, thus, to manage the adaptation process in a very flexible way.

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Vassileva D. and Bontchev B. (2009). ADAPTATION ENGINE CONSTRUCTION BASED ON FORMAL RULES . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8111-82-1, pages 326-331. DOI: 10.5220/0002009203260331


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@conference{csedu09,
author={Dessislava Vassileva and Boyan Bontchev},
title={ADAPTATION ENGINE CONSTRUCTION BASED ON FORMAL RULES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2009},
pages={326-331},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002009203260331},
isbn={978-989-8111-82-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - ADAPTATION ENGINE CONSTRUCTION BASED ON FORMAL RULES
SN - 978-989-8111-82-1
AU - Vassileva D.
AU - Bontchev B.
PY - 2009
SP - 326
EP - 331
DO - 10.5220/0002009203260331