Recommending the Right Activities based on the Needs of each Student

Elias de Oliveira, Márcia Gonçalves Oliveira, Patrick Marques Ciarelli

Abstract

Personalization is more than ever the must feature’s requirement a system needs to comply this days. One can find in many areas online systems which have as a goal to provide each individual user with their potential needs, or desire. To achieve this goal they need to rely on a good recommendation system. Hence, recommendation systems must work under the assumption that one’s need, could also be applied to someone else who has similar desire, tastes, or necessities. So, we present in this paper a system for recommending students extra activities accordingly to their individual needs. The additional assumption is that a promptly reply and tailored guidance in each step of the way of their learning process improve their chances of success. We propose the use of the kNN algorithm to assign activities to students as much similar as possible an expert would as well assign. The results are promising as we are able to mimic human decisions 90.0% of the time.

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de Oliveira E., Gonçalves Oliveira M. and Marques Ciarelli P. (2013). Recommending the Right Activities based on the Needs of each Student . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval and the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-75-4, pages 183-190. DOI: 10.5220/0004549501830190


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@conference{kdir13,
author={Elias de Oliveira and Márcia Gonçalves Oliveira and Patrick Marques Ciarelli},
title={Recommending the Right Activities based on the Needs of each Student},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval and the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={183-190},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004549501830190},
isbn={978-989-8565-75-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval and the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2013)
TI - Recommending the Right Activities based on the Needs of each Student
SN - 978-989-8565-75-4
AU - de Oliveira E.
AU - Gonçalves Oliveira M.
AU - Marques Ciarelli P.
PY - 2013
SP - 183
EP - 190
DO - 10.5220/0004549501830190