INTEGRATING EXTERNAL  SOURCES IN AGORA     Graduation Project     Sahar Mojtahedi         Feb 2012       VU Amsterdam
CONTENT   Agora   The Goal of the Study   Research Questions   Approach and Plan               ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
AGORA   Platform to provide historical content•   Students•   Historians•   Researchers                  ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ...
AGORA   Consider a case:                       ○ ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
AGORA   Consider a case:                       ○ ○ ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
AGORA   Consider a case:                       ○ ○ ○ ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
AGORA   Fact:    Limited information domain   Users’ approach:    Use other sources of information                   ○ ○...
THE GOAL   Main Goal:  Increase efficiency of Agora platform and tobring more user satisfaction through integrating      ...
RESEARCH QUESTION   What is the information need of users of the Agora    platform?       To what extent does the presen...
APPROACH AND PLAN   Study user needs       Which sources are used most commonly   Study integration methods       Diff...
APPROACH AND PLAN   Design the integration for Agora    o   Considering all previous studies specially user needs   Impl...
THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION       QUESTIONS ...       ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ●
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SAHAR MOJTAHEDI: MSc Thesis Design Presentation

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This is part of the joint VU and UvA Information Systems MSc program.

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SAHAR MOJTAHEDI: MSc Thesis Design Presentation

  1. 1. INTEGRATING EXTERNAL SOURCES IN AGORA Graduation Project Sahar Mojtahedi Feb 2012 VU Amsterdam
  2. 2. CONTENT Agora The Goal of the Study Research Questions Approach and Plan ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
  3. 3. AGORA Platform to provide historical content• Students• Historians• Researchers ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
  4. 4. AGORA Consider a case: ○ ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
  5. 5. AGORA Consider a case: ○ ○ ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
  6. 6. AGORA Consider a case: ○ ○ ○ ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
  7. 7. AGORA Fact: Limited information domain Users’ approach: Use other sources of information ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○ ○
  8. 8. THE GOAL Main Goal: Increase efficiency of Agora platform and tobring more user satisfaction through integrating external content in the platform. ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ● ○ ○ ○ ○
  9. 9. RESEARCH QUESTION What is the information need of users of the Agora platform?  To what extent does the presented information in the Agora platform suffice?  What kinds of external sources do users need? How can external sources be incorporated in the Agora platform?  What are the methods to do so?  Which methodologies fit best in Agora? ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ● ○ ○ ○
  10. 10. APPROACH AND PLAN Study user needs  Which sources are used most commonly Study integration methods  Different approaches for integrating external sources into a platform ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ● ○ ○
  11. 11. APPROACH AND PLAN Design the integration for Agora o Considering all previous studies specially user needs Implement the integration This project is scheduled for 130 days ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ● ○
  12. 12. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION QUESTIONS ... ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ●

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