Human-Centric Intelligent Systems

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Understanding MOOC Reviews: Text Mining using Structural Topic Model

Xieling Chen, Gary Cheng, Haoran Xie, Guanliang Chen, Di Zou
In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available Online: 29 November 2021
Understanding the reasons for MOOC learners’ complaints is essential for MOOC providers to facilitate service quality and promote learner satisfaction. The current research uses structural topic modeling to analyze 21,692 programming MOOC course reviews in Class Central, leading to enhanced inference...
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Pretrained Natural Language Processing Model for Intent Recognition (BERT-IR)

Vasima Khan, Tariq Azfar Meenai
In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available Online: 20 November 2021
Intent Recognition (IR) is considered a key area in Natural Language Processing (NLP). It has crucial usage in various applications. One is the Search Engine-Interpreting the context of text searched by the user improves the response time and helps the search engines give appropriate outputs. Another...
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Deep Visual Analytics (DVA): Applications, Challenges and Future Directions

Md Rafiqul Islam, Shanjita Akter, Md Rakybuzzaman Ratan, Abu Raihan M. Kamal, Guandong Xu
Volume 1, Issue 1-2, June 2021, Pages 3-17
Visual interactive system (VIS) has been received significant attention for solving various complex problems. However, designing and implementing a novel VIS with the large scale of data is a challenging task. While existing studies have applied various visual analytics (VA) to analyze and visualize...
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Interactive Attention-Based Convolutional GRU for Aspect Level Sentiment Analysis

Lisha Chen, Tianrui Li, Huaishao Luo, Chengfeng Yin
Volume 1, Issue 1-2, June 2021, Pages 25-31
Aspect level sentiment analysis aims at identifying sentiment polarity towards specific aspect terms in a given sentence. Most methods based on deep learning integrate Recurrent Neural Network (RNN) and its variants with the attention mechanism to model the influence of different context words on sentiment...
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Semantic Knowledge Discovery for User Profiling for Location-Based Recommender Systems

Xiaohui Tao, Nischal Sharma, Patrick Delaney, Aimin Hu
Volume 1, Issue 1-2, June 2021, Pages 32-42
This paper introduces a purposed Location-based Recommender System (LBRS) that combines sentiment analysis and topic modelling techniques to improve user profiling for enhancing recommendations of Points of Interest (POIs). Using additional feature extraction, we built user profiles from a Foursquare...
Research Article

An Empirical Study of Learning Based Happiness Prediction Approaches

Miao Kong, Lin Li, Renwei Wu, Xiaohui Tao
Volume 1, Issue 1-2, June 2021, Pages 18-24
In today’s society, happiness has attracted more and more attentions from researchers. It is interesting to study happiness from the perspective of data mining. In psychology domain, the application of data mining gradually becomes widespread and popular, which works from a novel data-driven viewpoint....
Research Article

Context-Based User Typicality Collaborative Filtering Recommendation

Jinzhen Zhang, Qinghua Zhang, Zhihua Ai, Xintai Li
Volume 1, Issue 1-2, June 2021, Pages 43-53
Since contextual information significantly affecting users’ decisions, it has attracted widespread attention. User typicality indicates the preference of user for different item types, which could reflect the preference of user at a higher abstraction level than the items rated by user, and can alleviate...