Ontological Design to Support Cognitive Plasticity for Creative Immersive Experience in Computer Aided Learning

  • Niki Lambropoulos
  • Iosif Mporas
  • Habib M. FardounEmail author
  • Iyad Katib
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9192)


This paper discusses Ontological Design (OD) to support creative and insightful thinking in the increasingly customised modern world, specialised for augmented reality interfaces. The motivation was built upon IBM’s suggestion that capitalising complexity enables creativity, and the latter is the single most important leadership competency to deal with the increasing world complexity. Thus, OD simplifies the customisation processes and reduces anxiety when comes to challenging digital literacy for computer aided learning (CAL) skills. In a mixed reality modern world learners need to constantly adapt to changes into information, knowledge, signification and meaning, skills and competencies. This requires or enables cognitive plasticity bringing back the initial educational target, learning to learn. OI is based on the mediated ways the tools are used to enhance our senses and mind and the interaction as well as the influence our world view.


HCI Ontological design Immersive experience Creativity Computer aided learning Cognitive plasticity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Niki Lambropoulos
    • 1
  • Iosif Mporas
    • 2
    • 3
  • Habib M. Fardoun
    • 4
    Email author
  • Iyad Katib
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsLondon South Bank University, UK and OLON Organisation, Greece LSBULondonUK
  2. 2.Artificial Intelligence Group, Wire Communications Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece
  3. 3.Computer and Informatics Engineering DepartmentTEI of Western GreecePatrasGreece
  4. 4.King Abdulaziz University of Saudi ArabiaJeddahKingdom of Saudi Arabia

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