SMS Communication and Announcement Classification in Managed Learning Environments

Ross Clement, Mark Baldwin, Clive Vassell, Nadia Amin

Abstract

A prototype system for sending SMS text messages to students telling them about announcements has been designed and partially implemented. Experiments have been performed to test whether automatic text classification can be used to decide which announcements posted by tutors are urgent and that a SMS text message should be sent informing students. The accuracy of a naive Bayes classifier is not sufficient in itself to decide this, but a flexible classifier and the ability of tutors to override its decisions has promise. How the system would be used would depend on management policies concerning the effects of classification errors.

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Clement R., Baldwin M., Vassell C. and Amin N. (2005). SMS Communication and Announcement Classification in Managed Learning Environments . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Web Personalisation, Recommender Systems and Intelligent User Interfaces - Volume 1: WPRSIUI, (ICETE 2005) ISBN 972-8865-38-4, pages 116-124. DOI: 10.5220/0001422201160124


in Bibtex Style

@conference{wprsiui05,
author={Ross Clement and Mark Baldwin and Clive Vassell and Nadia Amin},
title={SMS Communication and Announcement Classification in Managed Learning Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Web Personalisation, Recommender Systems and Intelligent User Interfaces - Volume 1: WPRSIUI, (ICETE 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={116-124},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001422201160124},
isbn={972-8865-38-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Web Personalisation, Recommender Systems and Intelligent User Interfaces - Volume 1: WPRSIUI, (ICETE 2005)
TI - SMS Communication and Announcement Classification in Managed Learning Environments
SN - 972-8865-38-4
AU - Clement R.
AU - Baldwin M.
AU - Vassell C.
AU - Amin N.
PY - 2005
SP - 116
EP - 124
DO - 10.5220/0001422201160124