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Enhancing reflective learning experiences in museums through interactive installations (2018)
Journal Article
Hai, H., Lo, W. H., Ng, H. H., Brailsford, T., & O'Malley, C. (2018). Enhancing reflective learning experiences in museums through interactive installations

In this study we examine the effect that several technological affordances have upon the experiences of children while visiting a museum, focusing upon engagement, discussion and reflection. The museum is the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum in Malacca, M... Read More about Enhancing reflective learning experiences in museums through interactive installations.

Towards computation of novel ideas from corpora of scientific text (2015)
Journal Article
Liu, H., Goulding, J., & Brailsford, T. (2015). Towards computation of novel ideas from corpora of scientific text. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 9285, 541-556. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23525-7_33

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015. In this work we present a method for the computation of novel ‘ideas’ from corpora of scientific text. The system functions by first detecting concept noun-phrases within the titles and abstracts... Read More about Towards computation of novel ideas from corpora of scientific text.

The ethical and social implications of personalization technologies for e-learning (2014)
Journal Article
Toms, E. G., Sheng, Q. Z., Cristea, A. I., Ashman, H., Brailsford, T., Cristea, A. I., …Wade, V. (2014). The ethical and social implications of personalization technologies for e-learning. Information and Management, 51(6), 819-832. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2014.04.003

Personalization in information systems can be considered beneficial but also ethically and socially harmful. Like many other technologies, the uptake of personalization has been rapid, with inadequate consideration given to its effects. Personalizati... Read More about The ethical and social implications of personalization technologies for e-learning.

On the Turing Completeness of the Semantic Web (2014)
Journal Article
Pourabdollah, A., & Brailsford, T. (2014). On the Turing Completeness of the Semantic Web. Theory of Computing Systems, 56(2), 291-308. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00224-014-9536-x

© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York. The evidenced fact that “Linking is as powerful as computing” in a dynamic web context has lead to evaluating Turing completeness for hypertext systems based on their linking model. The same evaluatio... Read More about On the Turing Completeness of the Semantic Web.

Translation techniques in cross-language information retrieval (2012)
Journal Article
Zhou, D., Truran, M., Brailsford, T., Wade, V., & Ashman, H. (2012). Translation techniques in cross-language information retrieval. ACM Computing Surveys, 45(1), 1-44. https://doi.org/10.1145/2379776.2379777

Cross-language information retrieval (CLIR) is an active sub-domain of information retrieval (IR). Like IR, CLIR is centered on the search for documents and for information contained within those documents. Unlike IR, CLIR must reconcile queries and... Read More about Translation techniques in cross-language information retrieval.

HCI and the Web (2012)
Book Chapter
Ashman, H., Brailsford, T., Burnett, G., Goulding, J., Moore, A., Stewart, G., & Truran, M. (2012). HCI and the Web. In J. A. Jacko (Ed.), Human Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies, and Emerging Applications, 565-588. CRC Press

Web browsers have no inherent way of presenting the structure and interrelationships of data of any sort. For example, there is no way to visualize even the simple interrelationships of web documents, such as “Where can I go from here?” or “Which doc... Read More about HCI and the Web.

Generating unambiguous URL clusters from web search (2009)
Conference Proceeding
Ashman, H., Goulding, J., Truran, M., Hooijmaijers, D., Donner, C., Smith, G., …Ashman, H. (2009). Generating unambiguous URL clusters from web search. https://doi.org/10.1145/1507509.1507514

This paper reports on the generation of unambiguous clusters of from clickthrough data from the MSN search query log (the RFP 2006 dataset). Selections (clickthroughs) by a user from a single query can be assumed to have some semantic relevance, and... Read More about Generating unambiguous URL clusters from web search.

Evaluating Learning Style Personalization in Adaptive Systems: Quantitative Methods and Approaches (2009)
Journal Article
Brailsford, T. J., Brown, E. J., Brown, E. J., Brailsford, T. J., Fisher, T., & Moore, A. (2009). Evaluating Learning Style Personalization in Adaptive Systems: Quantitative Methods and Approaches. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2(1), 10-22. https://doi.org/10.1109/TLT.2009.11

It is a widely held assumption that learning style is a useful model for quantifying user characteristics for effective personalized learning. We set out to challenge this assumption by discussing the current state of the art in relation to quantitat... Read More about Evaluating Learning Style Personalization in Adaptive Systems: Quantitative Methods and Approaches.

Cultural artefacts in education: Analysis, ontologies and implementation (2008)
Presentation / Conference
Stewart, C., Chandramouli, K., Cristea, A., Brailsford, T., & Izquierdo, E. (2008, December). Cultural artefacts in education: Analysis, ontologies and implementation. Paper presented at 2008 International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering

Adaptive web technologies are often used in distance learning scenarios with little regard for learners’ cultural background. The CAE questionnaire determines the cultural artefacts that influence a learners behaviour within an educational environmen... Read More about Cultural artefacts in education: Analysis, ontologies and implementation.

The global perpetual dictionary of everything (2007)
Presentation / Conference
Ashman, H. L., Zhou, D., Goulding, J., Brailsford, T., & Truran, M. (2007, June). The global perpetual dictionary of everything. Paper presented at The Thirteenth Australasian World Wide Web Conference (AusWeb07)

Knowledge organising systems aim to classify, store, organise and structure data for the purposes of retrieval. They usually rely on algorithms designed to automate these functions. However a largely untapped but highly accurate resource which can co... Read More about The global perpetual dictionary of everything.

Adaptive hypermedia system interoperability: A 'real world' evaluation (2007)
Journal Article
Cristea, A., Stewart, C., Brailsford, T., & Cristea, P. (2007). Adaptive hypermedia system interoperability: A 'real world' evaluation

Adaptive Hypermedia (AH) authoring is widely acknowledged to be complex and time consuming, yet this vital process is rarely evaluated. Recent research has approached the authoring problem by ensuring that previously created materials can be converte... Read More about Adaptive hypermedia system interoperability: A 'real world' evaluation.

Disambiguation and unknown term translation in cross language information retrieval (2007)
Book Chapter
Zhou, D., Truran, M., & Brailsford, T. (2007). Disambiguation and unknown term translation in cross language information retrieval. In C. Peters, V. Jijkoun, T. Mandl, H. Müller, D. Oard, A. Peñas, …D. Santos (Eds.), Advances in Multilingual and Multimodal Information Retrieval, 64-71. Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science

In this paper we present a report on our participation in the CLEF 2007 Chinese-English ad hoc bilingual track. We discuss a disambiguation strategy which employs a modified co-occurrence model to determine the most appropriate translation for a give... Read More about Disambiguation and unknown term translation in cross language information retrieval.

Wang cube simulator for self-assembly (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Ellabaan, M., & Brailsford, T. (2006, December). Wang cube simulator for self-assembly. Paper presented at ITI 4th International Conference on Information & Communications Technology (ICICT2006)

Self-assembly is a process by which simple objects autonomously assemble into complex system. Self-assembly process is ubiquitous in nature of the world. It may occur in levels ranging from nanoscale to astronomical scale. Self-assembly is an importa... Read More about Wang cube simulator for self-assembly.

Evaluation of interoperability of adaptive hypermedia systems: Testing the MOT to WHURLE conversion in a classroom setting (2005)
Presentation / Conference
Cristea, A. I., Stewart, C., Brailsford, T., & Cristea, P. (2005, July). Evaluation of interoperability of adaptive hypermedia systems: Testing the MOT to WHURLE conversion in a classroom setting. Paper presented at A3EH Workshop at the AIED 2005 Conference

The creation process of adaptive hypermedia is rarely evaluated. Moreover, conversion between different adaptive hypermedia systems has barely been proposed, yet alone tested in realistic settings. This paper presents the evaluation of the interopera... Read More about Evaluation of interoperability of adaptive hypermedia systems: Testing the MOT to WHURLE conversion in a classroom setting.

'Authoring once, delivering many': Creating reusable adaptive courseware (2005)
Journal Article
Stewart, C., Cristea, A., Brailsford, T., & Ashman, H. L. (2005). 'Authoring once, delivering many': Creating reusable adaptive courseware

This paper addresses the issue of creating reusable adaptive courseware from the point of view of the author (teacher or instructor). We illustrate the idea of reusability under the motto "Authoring Once, Delivering Many" by showing the conversion pr... Read More about 'Authoring once, delivering many': Creating reusable adaptive courseware.

Patterns in authoring of adaptive educational hypermedia: A taxonomy of learning styles (2005)
Journal Article
Brown, E., Cristea, A., Stewart, C., & Brailsford, T. (2005). Patterns in authoring of adaptive educational hypermedia: A taxonomy of learning styles

This paper describes the use of adaptation patterns in the task of formulating standards for adaptive educational hypermedia (AEH) systems that is currently under investigation by the EU ADAPT project. Within this project, design dimensions for high... Read More about Patterns in authoring of adaptive educational hypermedia: A taxonomy of learning styles.

Integration of learning style theory in an adaptive educational hypermedia (AEH) system (2004)
Presentation / Conference
Brown, E., & Brailsford, T. (2004, September). Integration of learning style theory in an adaptive educational hypermedia (AEH) system. Paper presented at ALT-C 2004

Adaptive educational hypermedia (AEH - a branch of web-based learning) systems seek to personalise the learning experience for their users. User modelling can be performed using various criteria, such as prior ability or domain-specific knowledge, in... Read More about Integration of learning style theory in an adaptive educational hypermedia (AEH) system.

Links for learning: Linking for an adaptive learning environment (2004)
Presentation / Conference
Moore, A., Stewart, C., Martin, D., Brailsford, T., & Ashman, H. (2004, February). Links for learning: Linking for an adaptive learning environment. Paper presented at IASTED International Conference on Web-based Education (WBE 2004)

The automated generation of links within a body of educational material is critical to the cost-effective implementation of Technology Based Learning. This paper describes the linking system used by WHURLE - an adaptive web-based integrated learning... Read More about Links for learning: Linking for an adaptive learning environment.

Unified hyperstructures for bioinformatics: Escaping the application prison (2004)
Journal Article
Moore, A., & Brailsford, T. (2004). Unified hyperstructures for bioinformatics: Escaping the application prison

The Next Big Thing in hypertext will be unifying different applications in bioinformatics through the ZigZag paradigm, allowing this field to live up to its promise of revolutionising the pharmaceutical industry. The paper outlines ZigZag, Ted Nelson... Read More about Unified hyperstructures for bioinformatics: Escaping the application prison.

User control of adaptation in an automated web-based learning environment (2002)
Presentation / Conference
Brailsford, T., Ashman, H., Stewart, C., Zakaria, M. R., & Moore, A. (2002, November). User control of adaptation in an automated web-based learning environment. Paper presented at First International Conference on Information Technology & Applications (ICITA 2002). Bathurst, Australia

Adaptive hypertext provides a powerful approach to the problems of providing information that is appropriate to the diverse needs of users, and it is most commonly implemented in education. In this paper we describe how an experimental XML- based ada... Read More about User control of adaptation in an automated web-based learning environment.