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P. De Causmacker - iRead+
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  • 1. ICON PITCH: iMinds 16/12/2010
    iRead+ - an intelligent e-reader application
    Itec – KULeuven Campus Kortrijk
  • 2. Who are we?
    Itec – KULeuven Campus Kortrijk
    MMLab – Ugent
    SMIT – VUB
    CUO – KULeuven
    BLCC
    Televic Education
    DHE Media
    Mediargus
    Roularta
    Agfa
    VRT
  • 3. Context and Need
    The open web contains a huge amount of possibly useful, up to date and relevant data for learning and information retrieval in general.
    Initial and actual data provided by publisher/ language institute/ user
    Classification of data and user
    Data enrichment to facilitate reading
    Harvesting similar and interesting data from open, trusted or closed corpora
    … in a learning context
    Provide learning support
    Automatically generate questions
    Virtual tutor
  • 4. Research Goals
    Data collection
    Harvesting relevant or similar data in closed and open corpora
    Multimodal Information Retrieval
    Data classification
    Readability, Difficulty level, Domain Topic
    Data enrichment
    Using Learner’s profile
    Social tagging, glosses, hyperlinks, multimedia annotations, dictionary, captions, subtitles, …
    Effectivity studies
    E-Reader vs Tablet, adaptive vs non-adaptive, support vs…
    Adaptive learning support
    Exercise generator, virtual tutor, pedagogic agents
  • 5. Looking for…
    Extra data providers : publishers, …
    Software developers for tablet pc applications

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