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Experiments in the automatic marking of ER-Diagrams

Thomas, Pete; Waugh, Kevin and Smith, Neil (2005). Experiments in the automatic marking of ER-Diagrams. In: 10th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, 27-29 June 2005, Monte de Caparica, Portugal.

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Abstract

In this paper we present an approach to the computer understanding of diagrams and show how it can be successfully applied to the automatic marking (grading) of student attempts at drawing entity-relationship (ER) diagrams. The automatic marker has been incorporated into a revision tool to enable students to practice diagramming and obtain feedback on their attempts.

Item Type: Conference Item
Keywords: Diagram understanding; automatic grading; entity-relationship diagrams; teaching tool
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 2730
Depositing User: Pete Thomas
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2010 05:51
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/2730
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