Advanced networks in dental rich online MEDiA (ANDROMEDA)

Elson, B. and Reynolds, P. and Amini, A. and Burke, E. and Chapman, C. (2009) Advanced networks in dental rich online MEDiA (ANDROMEDA). In: 9th IFIP TC 3 World Conference on Computers in Education, 27 July 2009 through 31 July 2009, Bento Goncalves; Brazil.

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Abstract

There is growing demand for dental education and training not only in terms of knowledge but also skills. This demand is driven by continuing professional development requirements in the more developed economies, personnel shortages and skills differences across the European Union (EU) accession states and more generally in the developing world. There is an excellent opportunity for the EU to meet this demand by developing an innovative online flexible learning platform (FLP). Current clinical online systems are restricted to the delivery of general, knowledgebased training with no easy method of personalization or delivery of skillbased training. The PHANTOM project, headed by Kings College London is developing haptic-based virtual reality training systems for clinical dental training. ANDROMEDA seeks to build on this and establish a Flexible Learning Platform that can integrate the haptic and sensor based training with rich media knowledge transfer, whilst using sophisticated technologies such as including service-orientated architecture (SOA), Semantic Web technologies, knowledge-based engineering, business intelligence (BI) and virtual worlds for personalization. © 2009 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ANDROMEDA, Knowledge-based engineering (KBE), Semantic Web, Service-oriented architecture (SOA), ANDROMEDA, Continuing professional development, Developed economies, Knowledge transfer, Knowledge-based engineering, Semantic Web technology, Service-orientated architecture, Virtual reality training, Developing countries, Information services, Knowledge based systems, Knowledge management, Semantic Web, Service oriented architecture (SOA), Virtual reality, E-learning
Subjects: A900 Others in Medicine and Dentistry
Divisions: UoA Collections > UoA11: Computer Science and Informatics
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology > Enterprise Systems
UoA Collections > UoA15: General Engineering
Depositing User: Yasser Nawaz
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2016 09:58
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2016 09:59
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2447

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