Automated Learning for Assessment of School Readiness: Effectiveness of Reusing Information from Child’s Social Network

  • Iyad Suleiman
  • Shang Gao
  • Maha Arslan
  • Tamer Salman
  • Faruk Polat
  • Reda Alhajj
  • Mick Ridley


The transition from kindergarten to elementary school is considered one of the critical periods in the life of a child, during which he/she acquires fundamental skills and ways of critical learning and thinking. Not every student who attends kindergarten is necessarily ready to go to grade one; this is somehow true by considering the fact that kindergartens vary in the material they cover from almost nothing to advanced topics which could include a larger portion of the topics covered in grade one. For the child, this is a profound change and a transition from a small, intimate setting to a larger setting with more expectations and various demands made upon him/her


Genetic Algorithm Soft Constraint Fitness Evaluation Hard Constraint Kindergarten Teacher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iyad Suleiman
    • 1
  • Shang Gao
    • 2
  • Maha Arslan
    • 3
  • Tamer Salman
    • 4
  • Faruk Polat
    • 5
  • Reda Alhajj
    • 2
    • 6
  • Mick Ridley
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept of ComputingUniversity of BradfordBradfordUK
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada
  3. 3.Haifa UniversityHaifaIsrael
  4. 4.Dept of Computer ScienceTechnionHaifaIsrael
  5. 5.Dept of Computer EngineeringMiddle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  6. 6.Department of Computer ScienceGlobal UniversityBeirutLebanon

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