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  • A collective intelligence approach for building student's trustworthiness profile in online learning 

    Miguel, Jorge; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Prieto, Josep; Barolli, Leonard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Information and communication technologies have been widely adopted in most of educational institutions to support e-Learning through different learning methodologies such as computer supported collaborative learning, which ...
  • A data visualization approach for trustworthiness in social networks for on-line learning 

    Miguel, Jorge; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Snasel, Vaclav (2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Up to now, the problem of ensuring collaborative activities in e-Learning against dishonest students' behaviour has been mainly tackled with technological security solutions. Over the last years, technological security ...
  • A fuzzy-based approach for classifying students' emotional states in online collaborative work 

    Arguedas, Marta; Casillas, Luis; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Peña, Adriana; Caballé Llobet, Santiago (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Emotion awareness is becoming a key aspect in collaborative work at academia, enterprises and organizations that use collaborative group work in their activity. Due to pervasiveness of ICT's, most of collaboration can be ...
  • A grid-based approach for processing group activity log files 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Zhou, Nan (Springer, 2004)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The information collected regarding group activity in a collaborative learning environment requires classifying, structuring and processing. The aim is to process this information in order to extract, reveal and provide ...
  • A massive data processing approach for effective trustworthiness in online learning groups 

    Miguel, Jorge; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Prieto, Josep (2015-06-10)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper proposes a trustworthiness-based approach for the design of secure learning activities in online learning groups. Although computer-supported collaborative learning has been widely adopted in many educational ...
  • A methodological approach for trustworthiness assessment and prediction in mobile online collaborative learning 

    Miguel, Jorge; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Prieto, Josep; Barolli, Leonard (Elsevier, 2016)
    Article
    Open Access
    Trustworthiness and technological security solutions are closely related to online collaborative learning and they can be combined with the aim of reaching information security requirements for e-Learning participants and ...
  • A methodological approach to modelling trustworthiness in online collaborative learning 

    Miguel, Jorge; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Prieto, Josep; Barolli, Leonard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Trustworthiness and technological security solutions are closely related to online collaborative learning as they can be combined with the aim of reaching information security requirements for e-Learning participants and ...
  • A model for providing emotion awareness and feedback using fuzzy logic in online learning 

    Arguedas, Marta; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Casillas, Luis; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Peña, Adriana; Caballé Llobet, Santiago (Springer, 2016-10-20)
    Article
    Open Access
    Monitoring users’ emotive states and using that information for providing feedback and scaffolding is crucial. In the learning context, emotions can be used to increase students’ attention as well as to improve memory and ...
  • An adaptive event-based system for anytime, anywhere, awareness services in online teamworks 

    Kolici, Vladi; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Barolli, Leonard (2017-10-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    The fast development in mobile technologies is drastically changing the way people work, learn, collaborate and socialise. One such important activity that has emerged and is being consolidated more each time is the online ...
  • An application framework to systematically develop complex learning resources based on collaborative knowledge engineering 

    Gañán, David; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Conesa Caralt, Jordi; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (2015-06-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    This contribution proposes software infrastructure to support new types of learning methodologies and resources based on collaborative knowledge engineering by means of an innovative application framework called the ...
  • Apache Mahout’s k-Means vs. fuzzy k-Means performance evaluation 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Bogza, Adriana; Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Barolli, Leonard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The emergence of the Big Data as a disruptive technology for next generation of intelligent systems, has brought many issues of how to extract and make use of the knowledge obtained from the data within short times, limited ...
  • A parallel grid-based implementation for real-time processing of event log data of collaborative applications 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Paniagua, Claudi; Barolli, Leonard; Caballé Llobet, Santiago (2010)
    Article
    Open Access
    Collaborative applications usually register user interaction in the form of semi-structured plain text event log data. Extracting and structuring of data is a prerequisite for later key processes such as the analysis of ...
  • Applications of distributed and high performance computing to enhance online education 

    Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Li, Wei; Hoseiny, Reza; Zomaya, Albert; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (Springer, 2017)
    Conference report
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    Modern online education (eLearning) needs are being evolved accordingly with more and more demanding pedagogical and technological requirements. On one hand, advanced learning resources, such as interactive video-lectures, ...
  • A replication-based approach for the improvement of the online learning experience in distributed environments 

    Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Abraham, Ajith (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2009)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Modern on-line collaborative learning environments need to be continuously adapted, adjusted, and personalized to each specific target learning group. Moreover, these environments are to enable and scale the involvement ...
  • A review on massive e-learning (MOOC) design, delivery and assessment 

    Daradoumis, Thanasis; Bassi, Roxana; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Caballé Llobet, Santiago (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    MOOCs or Massive Online Open Courses based on Open Educational Resources (OER) might be one of the most versatile ways to offer access to quality education, especially for those residing in far or disadvantaged areas. This ...
  • A study into the feasibility of generic programming for the construction of complex software 

    Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (tranSIT GmbH, 2003)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A high degree of abstraction and capacity for reuse can be obtained in software design through the use of Generic Programming (GP) concepts. Despite widespread use of GP in computing, some areas such as the construction ...
  • A study of using SmartBox to embed emotion awareness through stimulation into e-learning environments 

    Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Barolli, Leonard; Feidakis, Michalis; Matsuo, Keita; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Oda, Tetsuya (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Emotions strongly influence human's behavior in individual and social situations and must be seriously considered in any human activity, such as e-Learning. Indeed, the embedding of emotional awareness features into virtual ...
  • Building a software service for mobile devices to enhance awareness in web collaboration 

    Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Raya, Jordi; Barolli, Leonard; Uchida, Kazunori (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper, we propose the construction of an effective event notification software service for mobile devices to provide anytime anywhere awareness to online work teams during Web collaboration. The software service ...
  • CLPL: Providing software infrastructure for the systematic and effective construction of complex collaborative learning systems 

    Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (2010-11)
    Article
    Open Access
    Over the last decade, e-Learning and in particular Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) needs have been evolving accordingly with more and more demanding pedagogical and technological requirements. As a result, ...
  • Distributed-based massive processing of activity logs for efficient user modeling in a Virtual Campus 

    Caballé Llobet, Santiago; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2013-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper reports on a multi-fold approach for the building of user models based on the identification of navigation patterns in a virtual campus, allowing for adapting the campus’ usability to the actual learners’ needs, ...