Using Automatic Methods for Structuring Conceptual Knowledge in Intelligent Learning Environments

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1452)


Re-using pre-existing electronic information has become a new perspective able to reduce the development costs of intelligent learning environments (ILE). This approach has to face the problem of organizing and structuring this pre-existing information in a way that ease users’ understanding and assimilation. The automation of the Formal Concept Analysis (FCA) theory is proposed as a way to structure conceptually the reused information and as a suitable method to implement different interaction techniques. Therefore, the FCA can be a relevant and competitive method for the production of ILEs, and specifically in the construction of intelligent assistants.


Information Retrieval Formal Concept Conceptual Knowledge Formal Context Formal Concept Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Escuela Superior de InformáticaUniversidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain

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