A Formal Description of the Systemic Theory based e-Learning

  • Gabriela Moise Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti Computer Science Department no. 39 Bd. Bucuresti, Ploiesti, Romania

Abstract

This paper aims at presenting the systems theory-based approach to the learning (instructional) process. Such as approach is necessary, if one takes into consideration the the complex and holistic nature of the learning process. The presented modeling is based on the definition of an automatic regulation system and artificial intelligence techniques. For this purpose, an Intelligent Instructional System (IIS) is defined using the concepts: inputs, outputs, perturbations factors, regulation, feedback and AI learning techniques. The contextual environment of learning plays the major role in this system and it establishes the perturbation factors. The regulation consists in AI learning techniques, so the IIS is a flexible and adaptive system. The process’ behaviour is described using pseudo-boolean and linear equations. This kind of approach enables solving the problems of the complexity and uncertainty of the learning (instructional) systems and, particularly, those of the e-learning (online and offline). Applications of the proposed approach may be found in e-learning courses for Mathematics, Computing, Architecture, Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, etc.

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Published
2008-03-01
How to Cite
MOISE, Gabriela. A Formal Description of the Systemic Theory based e-Learning. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 90-102, mar. 2008. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <http://univagora.ro/jour/index.php/ijccc/article/view/2378>. Date accessed: 05 dec. 2021.

Keywords

online learning, system theory, feedback, intelligent instructional system