Educational Technology, Educational Data Mining and Student Data Privacy

Executive Summary Educational technology can be delivered, utilizing peer-to-peer (P2P) database computing, P2P statistical computing, providing educational data mining (EDM) features while providing students storage of their data on their mobile computers, facilitating data privacy. Educational technology can interoperate with … Continue reading

Document Personalization and User Data Privacy: Client-Side Document Processing Utilizing Locally-Stored User Data and User Models

An idea is described for client-side document processing, utilizing locally-stored user data or user models, to provide document personalization while protecting users’ data privacy. The highly-customizable, user-configurable, processing of the XML macros, resembling relational algebra on XML trees, ideas resembling … Continue reading

Semantics and Selectors

Semantics enhances the selection and styling of content; varieties of semantic selection include: (1) selecting upon URI items in white space separated lists of TERMorCURIEorAbsIRI values, (2) selecting upon parallel markup structure and reference combinators, and (3) graph-based selections with … Continue reading

XML Preprocessing and XSLT Processing Models

There has been interest in dynamic or parameterizable XSLT imports and includes.  XML preprocessing, XML macros and XSLT-enhanced XML includes, facilitates such expressiveness. For example: <define> <schema xmlns=”http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema”>     …   </schema>   <transform xmlns=”http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform”>     <template match=”…”>       …       <element name=”include” … Continue reading

Argumentation and Political Rhetoric

For those interested in political rhetoric and debate, the analysis of Web corpora, of forums, of the transcripts of debate societies, organizations and clubs, of the transcripts and multimedia of legislative rhetoric and debate, some publications: https://www.w3.org/community/argumentation/wiki/Political_Rhetoric.

Argumentation Scenarios and Use Cases: Computation

A use case category for models of argumentation, formats and ontology, is that of general-purpose computation. Pertinent topics include serializing and deserializing data structures to and from argumentation formats and the utility of such data structures for general-purpose computing. Accordingly, the expressiveness of claims should include … Continue reading