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Course Recommender

  1. 1. COURSE RECOMMENDER Mechanism for recommendation of choice of courses at IIT Mandi  Choose the best combination and secure your future  Make the right choice using Multi-attribute Decision Making
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Why is this a Managerial Decision Problem? 1. Deliberative Decision Making 2. Complex Decision Making 3. Important Decision MakingOn the idea of which courses should you register for at the beginning of the semester?
  3. 3. • How many courses and credit hours should you opt for?• What electives should you choose for this semester?• How do you fill up course baskets?• Should you go for a minor?• Should you consider taking an online course on audit?
  4. 4. • How many courses and credit hours should you opt for?• What electives should you choose for this semester?• How do you fill up course baskets?• Should you go for a minor?• Should you consider taking an online course on audit?
  5. 5. • What courses and how many credit hours should you opt for in this semester? • Go for 7 courses as everyone does (21 credits) • Take overload courses (>21 credits) • Go for less number of credits for this semester • Drop the semester and go on an internship abroad
  6. 6. • What courses and how many credit hours should you opt for in this semester? • Go for 7 courses as everyone does (21 credits) • Take discipline electives for most of the slots • Take more humanities / basic sciences electives and finish the required basket credits as soon as possible • Equally distribute amongst all disciplines • Take overload courses (>21 credits) • Go for less number of credits for this semester • Drop the semester and go on an internship abroad
  7. 7. • What courses and how many credit hours should you opt for in this semester? • Go for 7 courses as everyone does (21 credits) • Take overload courses (>21 credits) • Take a discipline overload • Take a basic science overload and aim for a minor • Take an online course on audit • Go for less number of credits for this semester • Drop the semester and go on an internship abroad
  8. 8. • What courses and how many credit hours should you opt for in this semester? • Go for 7 courses as everyone does (21 credits) • Take overload courses (>21 credits) • Go for less number of credits for this semester • Try to clear backlogs, if any, and enjoy life • Work on an external project or startup • Drop the semester and go on an internship abroad
  9. 9. • What courses and how many credit hours should you opt for in this semester? • Go for 7 courses as everyone does (21 credits) • Take overload courses (>21 credits) • Go for less number of credits for this semester • Drop the semester and go on an internship abroad
  10. 10. Discipline Electives Prefer one of Humanities / Basic 7 courses (21 Sciences credits) Equal Discipline preference overloadWhich courses? Howmany credit hours? Minor Overload courses Overload (>21 credits) Online / Audit course Clear Backlogs Lesser credits Project / Go on an Startup internship abroad
  11. 11. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic Sciences Equal Pref.Overload (>21 Disciplinecredits) Overload Minor Overload AuditLightweight Clear backlogs,Semester Enjoy life Project, StartupAbroad Internship/Exchan ge
  12. 12. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H L(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H M Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Discipline H L H Lcredits) Overload Minor Overload H L H M Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M LAbroad Internship/Exchan H H M M ge
  13. 13. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H L(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H M Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Discipline H L H Lcredits) Overload Minor Overload H L H M Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M LAbroad Internship/Exchan H H M M  ge
  14. 14. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H L(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H M Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Discipline H L H Lcredits) Overload Minor Overload H L H M Audit H M H H Lightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, StartupAbroad Internship/Exchan H H M M ge
  15. 15. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic Sciences Equal Pref.Overload (>21 Disciplinecredits) Overload Minor Overload Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs, L H L H Semester Enjoy life Project, StartupAbroad Internship/Exchan H H M M ge
  16. 16. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Feasible Choices Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H L(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H M Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Discipline H L H Lcredits) Overload Minor Overload H L H M Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M LAbroad Internship/Exchan H H M M ge
  17. 17. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline 4 7 3 7(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic 8 4 6 4 Sciences Equal Pref. 7 5 8 2Overload (>21 Discipline 3 9 2 9credits) Overload Minor Overload 5 8 4 6 Audit 6 6 1 3Lightweight Clear backlogs, 9 2 9 1Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup 2 3 5 8Abroad Internship/Exchan 1 1 7 5 ge
  18. 18. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Rank - Sum Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline 4 7 3 7 21(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic 8 4 6 4 22 Sciences Equal Pref. 7 5 8 2 22Overload (>21 Discipline 3 9 2 9 23credits) Overload Minor Overload 5 8 4 6 23 Audit 6 6 1 3 16Lightweight Clear backlogs, 9 2 9 1 21Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup 2 3 5 8 18Abroad Internship/Exchan 1 1 7 5 14 ge
  19. 19. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H L(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H M Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Discipline H L H Lcredits) Overload Minor Overload H L H M Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M LAbroad Internship/Exchan H H M M ge
  20. 20. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H L(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H M Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Discipline H L H Lcredits) Overload Minor Overload H L H M Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M LAbroad Internship/Exchan H H M M ge
  21. 21. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H L(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H M Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Discipline H L H Lcredits) Overload Minor Overload H L H M Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M LAbroad Internship/Exchan H H M M ge
  22. 22. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Disciplinecredits) Overload Minor Overload Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, StartupAbroad Internship/Exchan ge
  23. 23. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Disciplinecredits) Overload Minor Overload Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, StartupAbroad Internship/Exchan ge
  24. 24. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic Sciences Equal Pref. M M L HOverload (>21 Disciplinecredits) Overload Minor Overload Audit H M H HLightweight Clear backlogs,Semester Enjoy life Project, StartupAbroad Internship/Exchan ge
  25. 25. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Rank Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic Sciences Equal Pref. M M L H 2Overload (>21 Disciplinecredits) Overload Minor Overload Audit H M H H 1Lightweight Clear backlogs,Semester Enjoy life Project, StartupAbroad Internship/Exchan ge
  26. 26. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Best Choice Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H L(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H M Sciences Equal Pref. M M L H 2Overload (>21 Discipline H L H Lcredits) Overload Minor Overload H L H M Audit H M H H 1Lightweight Clear backlogs, L H L HSemester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M LAbroad Internship/Exchan H H M M ge
  27. 27. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H 40(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H 70 Sciences Equal Pref. M M L 90Overload (>21 Discipline H L H 20credits) Overload Minor Overload H L H 50 Audit H M H 80Lightweight Clear backlogs, L H L 100Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M 30Abroad Internship/Exchan H H M 60 ge
  28. 28. Even Swaps Trade-off adjusting rules :• High = Medium + 25• Low = Medium - 25
  29. 29. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H 40(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H 70 Sciences Equal Pref. M M L 90Overload (>21 Discipline H L H 20credits) Overload Minor Overload H L H 50 Audit H M H 80Lightweight Clear backlogs, L H L 100Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M 30Abroad Internship/Exchan H H M 60 ge
  30. 30. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H 40(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H 70 Sciences Equal Pref. M M L 90Overload (>21 Discipline H L H 20credits) Overload Minor Overload H L H 50 Audit H M H 80Lightweight Clear backlogs, L H L 100Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M 30Abroad Internship/Exchan H H M 60 ge
  31. 31. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Leaving : Quality Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a of college life good CGPA7 courses Discipline H L H 40 15(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M M H 70 70 Sciences Equal Pref. M M L 90 90Overload (>21 Discipline H L H 20 -5credits) Overload Minor Overload H L H 50 25 Audit H M H 80 80Lightweight Clear backlogs, L H L 100 125Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H H M 30 55Abroad Internship/Exchan H H M 60 85 ge
  32. 32. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H H 15(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M H 70 Sciences Equal Pref. M L 90Overload (>21 Discipline H H -5credits) Overload Minor Overload H H 25 Audit H H 80Lightweight Clear backlogs, L L 125Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H M 55Abroad Internship/Exchan H M 85 ge
  33. 33. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H H 15(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M H 70 Sciences Equal Pref. M L 90Overload (>21 Discipline H H -5credits) Overload Minor Overload H H 25 Audit H H 80Lightweight Clear backlogs, L L 125Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H M 55Abroad Internship/Exchan H M 85 ge
  34. 34. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Leaving : Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a Exposure good CGPA7 courses Discipline H H 15 40(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M H 70 95 Sciences Equal Pref. M L 90 75Overload (>21 Discipline H H -5 20credits) Overload Minor Overload H H 25 50 Audit H H 80 105Lightweight Clear backlogs, L L 125 100Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H M 55 55Abroad Internship/Exchan H M 85 85 ge
  35. 35. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H 40(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M 95 Sciences Equal Pref. M 75Overload (>21 Discipline H 20credits) Overload Minor Overload H 50 Audit H 105Lightweight Clear backlogs, L 100Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H 55Abroad Internship/Exchan H 85 ge
  36. 36. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline H 40(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M 95 Sciences Equal Pref. M 75Overload (>21 Discipline H 20credits) Overload Minor Overload H 50 Audit H 105Lightweight Clear backlogs, L 100Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H 55Abroad Internship/Exchan H 85 ge
  37. 37. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Leaving : Career Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a Opportunities good CGPA7 courses Discipline H 40 65(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic M 95 95 Sciences Equal Pref. M 75 75Overload (>21 Discipline H 20 45credits) Overload Minor Overload H 50 75 Audit H 105 130Lightweight Clear backlogs, L 100 75Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup H 55 80Abroad Internship/Exchan H 85 110 ge
  38. 38. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Best Choices Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline 65(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic 95 Sciences Equal Pref. 75Overload (>21 Discipline 45credits) Overload Minor Overload 75 Audit 130 1Lightweight Clear backlogs, 75Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup 80Abroad Internship/Exchan 110 2 ge
  39. 39. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline 62.5 25 75 25(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic 12.5 62.5 37.5 62.5 Sciences Equal Pref. 25 50 12.5 87.5Overload (>21 Discipline 75 0 87.5 0credits) Overload Minor Overload 50 12.5 62.5 37.5 Audit 37.5 37.5 100 75Lightweight Clear backlogs, 0 87.5 0 100Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup 87.5 75 50 12.5Abroad Internship/Exchan 100 100 25 50 ge
  40. 40. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Best Choices Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline 62.5 25 75 25 187.5(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic 12.5 62.5 37.5 62.5 175 Sciences Equal Pref. 25 50 12.5 87.5 175Overload (>21 Discipline 75 0 87.5 0 162.5credits) Overload Minor Overload 50 12.5 62.5 37.5 162.5 Audit 37.5 37.5 100 75 250Lightweight Clear backlogs, 0 87.5 0 100 187.5Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup 87.5 75 50 12.5 225Abroad Internship/Exchan 100 100 25 50 275 ge
  41. 41. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline 62.5 25 75 25(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic 12.5 62.5 37.5 62.5 Sciences Equal Pref. 25 50 12.5 87.5Overload (>21 Discipline 75 0 87.5 0credits) Overload Minor Overload 50 12.5 62.5 37.5 Audit 37.5 37.5 100 75Lightweight Clear backlogs, 0 87.5 0 100Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup 87.5 75 50 12.5Abroad Internship/Exchan 100 100 25 50 ge
  42. 42. The preference weights considered are :• Chances of achieving a good CGPA ( 0.4 )• Career Opportunities ( 0.3 )• Exposure to one’s interests ( 0.2 )• Quality of College life ( 0.1 )
  43. 43. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline 62.5 25 75 25(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic 12.5 62.5 37.5 62.5 Sciences Equal Pref. 25 50 12.5 87.5Overload (>21 Discipline 75 0 87.5 0credits) Overload Minor Overload 50 12.5 62.5 37.5 Audit 37.5 37.5 100 75Lightweight Clear backlogs, 0 87.5 0 100Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup 87.5 75 50 12.5Abroad Internship/Exchan 100 100 25 50 ge
  44. 44. ALTERNATIVES ATTRIBUTES Career Quality of Exposure to Chances of Best Choices Opportunities college life one’s interests achieving a good CGPA7 courses Discipline 62.5 25 75 25 46.25(21credits) Electives Humanities/Basic 12.5 62.5 37.5 62.5 42.5 Sciences Equal Pref. 25 50 12.5 87.5 50Overload (>21 Discipline 75 0 87.5 0 40credits) Overload Minor Overload 50 12.5 62.5 37.5 30.25 Audit 37.5 37.5 100 75 65Lightweight Clear backlogs, 0 87.5 0 100 48.75Semester Enjoy life Project, Startup 87.5 75 50 12.5 48.75Abroad Internship/Exchan 100 100 25 50 65 ge
  45. 45. Rule 1 Rule 2 Rule 3 Rule 4 Rule 5 Rule 67 courses Discipline(21credits) Electives Humanities/Bas ic Sciences Equal Pref.Overload (>21 Disciplinecredits) Overload Minor Overload AuditLightweight Clear backlogs,Semester Enjoy life Project, StartupAbroad Internship/Exch ange
  46. 46. CONCLUSIONMulti-attribute Decision Making methods clearly report thattaking an overloaded semester with an online course on audit ,is apparently the best choice when faced with a decision onchoosing courses.The decision optimally takes care of one’s preferred attributesof CGPA, Career, Exposure and Quality of life.

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