EASY EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE COMPREHENSION - Applying TermPedia to Information Retrieval Knowledge Domain

Proscovia Olango, Gosse Bouma, Henny Klein

Abstract

This paper provides a detailed description of how TermPedia which is a document enrichment tool, is applied to educational literature in order to help students easily understand their reading material. The paper assumes that technical terms are one of the major hindrances to document content comprehension. TermPedia has the ability to extract, define, and link technical terms to Wikipedia. It is expected that relevant term definitions and explanations will ease the comprehension of educational documents by students and thereby improve their reading speed and shorten the time they needed for knowledge acquisition.

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Olango P., Bouma G. and Klein H. (2011). EASY EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE COMPREHENSION - Applying TermPedia to Information Retrieval Knowledge Domain . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8425-49-2, pages 427-432. DOI: 10.5220/0003346504270432


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu11,
author={Proscovia Olango and Gosse Bouma and Henny Klein},
title={EASY EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE COMPREHENSION - Applying TermPedia to Information Retrieval Knowledge Domain},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2011},
pages={427-432},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003346504270432},
isbn={978-989-8425-49-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - EASY EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE COMPREHENSION - Applying TermPedia to Information Retrieval Knowledge Domain
SN - 978-989-8425-49-2
AU - Olango P.
AU - Bouma G.
AU - Klein H.
PY - 2011
SP - 427
EP - 432
DO - 10.5220/0003346504270432