Hazra Imran

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The explosive growth of the World Wide Web is making it difficult for a user to locate information that is relevant to his/her interest. Though existing search engines work well to a certain extent but they still face problems like word mismatch which arises because the majority of information retrieval systems compare query and document terms on lexical(More)
Automatic Query expansion is a well-known method to improve the performance of information retrieval systems. In this paper, we consider methods to extract the candidate terms for automatic query expansion, based on co-occurrence information from psuedo relevant documents. The objective of the paper is: to present to user different ways of selecting and(More)
Learning management systems (LMS) are typically used by large educational institutions and focus on supporting instructors in managing and administrating online courses. However, such LMS typically use a “one size fits all” approach without considering individual learner’s profile. A learner’s profile can, for example, consists of his/her learning styles,(More)
Learner-centered education becomes more and more popular. One way of offering learner-centered education is to have assignments where learners can select from a pool of learning tasks with different difficulty levels (e.g., many easy tasks, few challenging tasks, etc.). However, a problem that learners can face in such assignments is to select the tasks(More)