Development of a data model for an Adaptive Multimedia Presentation System (AMPS).

Newell, D., Davies, P., Atfield-Cutts, S. and Rowe, N., 2010. Development of a data model for an Adaptive Multimedia Presentation System (AMPS). In: 3rd International Conferences on Advances in Multimedia: MMEDIA 2011, 17-22 Apr 2011, Budapest, Hungary. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

We investigate the requirements and nature of data models for a multimedia learning system that presents adaptable learning objects based on a range of stimuli provided by the student and tutor. A conceptual model is explored together with a proposal for an implementation using the well-known relational data model. We also investigate how to describe the learning objects in the form of hierarchical subject ontology. An ontological calculus is created to allow knowledge metrics to be constructed for evaluation within data models. We further consider the limitations of the relational abstract data model to accurately represent the meaning and understanding of learning objects and contrast this with less structured data models implicit in ontological hierarchies. Our findings indicate that more consideration is needed into how to match traditional data models with ontological structures, especially in the area of database integrity constraints.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Adaptive, learning, multimedia
Subjects:Generalities > Computer Science and Informatics
Social Sciences > Education
Group:School of Design, Engineering & Computing > Software Systems Research Centre
ID Code:17161
Deposited By:Mrs Suzy Atfield-Cutts
Deposited On:24 Jan 2011 15:58
Last Modified:24 Jul 2013 15:11

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