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Kaptein, Stef (author)
The online presence of e-commerce platforms, publishers, and other businesses has been increasing with the rise of internet use. These companies regularly expose their (potential) customers to massive amounts of media and products. It is vital for these companies to elicit interactions from these individuals in order to sell products or...
master thesis 2024
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Schaap, Gert-Jan (author)
Although existing work demonstrates that the usage of Scratch strengthens programming skills, little is known about the effect of children encouraging or criticizing each other when programming on the development of their programming skills. To address this gap, we conducted a data analysis to reveal the correlation (or lack thereof) between the...
bachelor thesis 2024
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Marczuk, Wojciech (author)
Scratch is a block-based programming language. It is designed to be simple and syntax error avoidant. This makes Scratch an accessible platform for cultivating coding skills. Many young learners are taught about different programming skills using various project types as examples. For instance, games are used as an engagement tool, and various...
bachelor thesis 2024
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Meeusen, Brent (author)
Scratch is a popular, visual programming language aimed at children, and is used by teachers and after school code clubs to teach their students about programming. Measuring whether they understand the underlying concepts, however, is a difficult task. In this research, we tried clustering Scratch projects by complexity to help students improve...
bachelor thesis 2024
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Mo, Tianyu (author)
ChatGPT, a cutting-edge technology based on LLM, demonstrated great potential in search tasks. While the importance and potential of ChatGPT are growing, the gap in the understanding of how users interact and engage in ChatGPT search remains open. Past research has extensively examined traditional information search, but there is a need for...
master thesis 2023
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Al Nahadi, Murtadha (author)
"Girls are bad at math, but are better than boys in linguistic subjects!" Such stereotypes, potentially manifesting through various sources, can impact children's development and negatively affect their academic performance. In this work, we study the presence of stereotypes among the Top-10 suggestions of Recommender Algorithms. In particular,...
master thesis 2023
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Bredius, Frank (author)
Searching the web on debated topics, which are issues under active discussion and where individual opinions diverge, can be highly challenging. It requires users to approach their queries objectively, browse many resources, and accept a certain level of uncertainty, even if it conflicts with personal values. In particular, confirmation bias, the...
master thesis 2023
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Sachelarie, David (author)
Transformer models have proven to be effective tools when used for determining the readability of texts. Models based on pre-trained architectures such as BERT, RoBERTa, and BART, as well as ReadNet, a transformer model which is dedicated to readability assessment, have shown some very promising results. However, there is a lack of research...
bachelor thesis 2023
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Voogt, Joris (author)
Readability plays a vital role in the transfer of knowledge or information. This is especially true for children who are more than anyone gaining new knowledge every day, yet their reading abilities are still in active development. Although readability assessment of children's literature is an active topic of research in many different languages...
bachelor thesis 2023
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van Smaalen, Mees (author)
Reading is an essential skill for any child to learn, and finding enjoyment in it can greatly contribute to developing proper reading comprehension. Finding the books they like could prove to be difficult. Utilizing collaborative filtering recommender systems to recommend books to children is a tricky task, the lack of user feedback makes it...
bachelor thesis 2023
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Qiu, Ziang (author)
Recently, a few children-centered recommendation systems have been created and evaluated. How- ever, these systems required user interaction to cre- ate ground truth to evaluate the result. This research aims to compare some of the traditional recommen- dation models and explore which trait could impact the recommendation process most for...
bachelor thesis 2023
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Swart, Stijn (author)
Recommender systems are a useful tool for match- ing readers with books. However, the lack of user data from children, both due to privacy concerns as well as a low incentive to leave reviews, results in existing systems proving inadequate at recom- mending to the youth. It has been shown that chil- dren have a different relation regarding...
bachelor thesis 2023
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Alkhiami, Mohamad awab (author)
This study examines traits that may be derived from book metadata and identifies statistically signifi- cant patterns and trends in order to assist recom- mender system designers for children’s books in selecting the most important traits to take into ac- count. This research focuses on descriptive such as publish year and structural metadata...
bachelor thesis 2023
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Beyhan, Yessin (author)
The cover of a children's book could play a crucial role in attracting the attention of young readers and influencing their decision to pick up and read the book. In this study, we aim to identify the factors that contribute to the appeal of children's book covers. Given that the target audience for children's books changes as children grow...
bachelor thesis 2023
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