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Developing student model using kohonen network in adaptive hypermedia learning system

Yusob, Bariah and H. S., Siti Mariyam and Ahmad, Nor Bahiah (2009) Developing student model using kohonen network in adaptive hypermedia learning system. In: 9th International Conference on Intelligent Design and Applications, 2009, Italy.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISDA.2009.103


This paper presents a study on method to develop student model by identifying the students' characteristics in an adaptive hypermedia learning system. The study involves the use of student profiling techniques to identify the features that may be useful to help the researchers have a better understanding of the student in an adaptive learning environment. We propose a supervised Kohonen network with hexagonal lattice structure to classify the student into 3 categories: beginner, intermediate and advance to represent their knowledge level while using the learning system. An experiment is conducted to see the proposed Kohonen network's performances compared to the other types of Kohonen networks in term of learning algorithm and map structure. 10-fold cross validation method is used to validate the network performances. Results from the experiment shows that the proposed Kohonen network produces an average percentage of accuracy, 81.3889% in classifying the simulated data and 51.6129% when applied to the real student data.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:hypermedia learning, kohonen, student model
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions:Computer Science and Information System (Formerly known)
ID Code:16173
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:20 Oct 2011 09:52
Last Modified:14 Jun 2017 08:06

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