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|Title: ||Assessing the Role of General Chemistry Learning in Higher Education|
|Authors: ||Figueiredo, Margarida|
|Editors: ||D''Arcy, A.|
Gatrell, Jay D.
Slocum Jr., J. W.
|Keywords: ||General Chemistry|
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
Artificial Neural Networks
|Issue Date: ||2016|
|Publisher: ||Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|Citation: ||Figueiredo, M., Neves, J.; Gomes, G. & Vicente, H., Assessing the Role
of General Chemistry Learning in Higher Education. Procedia – Social
and Behavioral Sciences, 228: 161–168, 2016.|
|Abstract: ||The inclusion of General Chemistry (GC) in the curricula of higher education courses in science and technology aims, on the one hand, to develop students' skills necessary for further studies and, on the other hand, to respond to the need of endowing future professionals of knowledge to analyze and solve multidisciplinary problems in a sustainable way. The participation of students in the evaluation of the role played by the GC in their training is crucial, and the analysis of the results can be an essential tool to increase success in the education of students and improving practices in various professions. Undeniably, this work will be focused on the development of an intelligent system to assess the role of GC. The computational framework is built on top of a Logic Programming approach to Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, complemented with a problem solving methodology moored on Artificial Neural Networks. The results so far obtained show that the proposed model stands for a good start, being its overall accuracy higher than 95%.|
|Appears in Collections:||CIEP - Publicações - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais Com Arbitragem Científica|
QUI - Publicações - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais Com Arbitragem Científica
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