Knowledge framework supporting semantic search of learning resources

This chapter reports on a practical application of semantic technologies for retrieving learning resources. While most existing Learning Objects Repositories offer textual based search which fails in retrieving adequate resources if the words used in the query and in the metadata do not match, the proposed approach is entirely relying on several ontologies. Two use cases in industrial and academic contexts show how core ontologies based on LOM and competencies approach could be combined with specific representations to enable retrieving more resources better fulfilling learners' needs.


Learning Object Learn Management System Knowledge Element Semantic Search Knowledge Framework 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LORIA-UHP Nancy ICampus ScientifiqueVandoeuvre-lès-Nancy CedexFrance
  2. 2.EADS CRCCentredaFrance

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