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Professor Zdenek Zdrahal

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  • Central Academic Staff
  • Professor of Knowledge Engineering
  • Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Knowledge Media Institute
  • zdenek.zdrahal

Publications

OU Analyse: analysing at-risk students at The Open University (2015-03-18)
Kuzilek, Jakub; Hlosta, Martin; Herrmannova, Drahomira; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Wolff, Annika
Learning Analytics Review, LAK15-1 (pp. 1-16)
Using machine-learning and visualisation to facilitate learner interpretation of source material (2014)
Wolff, Annika; Mulholland, Paul and Zdrahal, Zdenek
Interactive Learning Environments, 22(6) (pp. 771-788)
Guest editorial (2012-07)
Knoth, Petr; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Juffinger, Andreas
D-Lib Magazine, 18(7/8)
Improving retention by identifying and supporting "at-risk" students (2012-07)
Wolff, Annika and Zdrahal, Zdenek
EDUCAUSE Review Online
CORE: three access levels to underpin open access (2012)
Knoth, Petr and Zdrahal, Zdenek
D-Lib Magazine, 18, Article 4(11/12)
Pragmatic support for taxonomy-based annotation of structured digital documents (2009)
Whitelaw, Lara; Collins, Trevor; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Mulholland, Paul; Potter, Linda; Scantlebury, Non and Taylor, Josie
The Electronic Library, 27(5) (pp. 755-767)
Using mobile phones to map online community resources to a physical museum space (2009)
Collins, Trevor D.; Mulholland, Paul and Zdrahal, Zdenek
International Journal of Web Based Communities, 5(1) (pp. 18-32)
Blending coherence and control in the construction of interactive educational narratives from digital resources (2008-12-01)
Mulholland, Paul; Wolff, Annika; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Collins, Trevor
Interactive Learning Environments, 16(3) (pp. 283-296)
Worlds and transformations: Supporting the sharing and reuse of engineering design knowledge (2007-12)
Zdrahal, Zdenek; Mulholland, Paul; Valasek, Michael and Bernardi, Ansgar
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 65(12) (pp. 959-982)
Re-using Digital Narrative Content in Interactive Games (2007-03)
Wolff, Annika; Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Joiner, Richard
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 65(3) (pp. 244-272)
Combining gameplay and narrative techniques to enhance the user experience of viewing galleries (2007)
Wolff, Annika; Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Joiner, Richard
Computers in Entertainment, 5(1)
A generic library of problem solving methods for scheduling applications (2006-06)
Rajpathak, D.G.; Motta, E.; Zdrahal, Z. and Roy, R.
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 18(6) (pp. 815-828)
Bletchley Park text: using mobile and semantic web technologies to support the post-visit use of online museum resources (2005-12-22)
Mulholland, Paul; Collins, Trevor and Zdrahal, Zdenek
Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 24(Specia)
Supporting continuous learning in a large organization: the role of group and organizational perspectives (2005)
Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Domingue, John
Applied Ergonomics, 36(2) (pp. 127-134)
Knowledge support of simulation model reuse (2004)
Valášek, M.; Steinbauer, P.; Šika, Z. and Zdrahal, Z.
Acta Polytechnica, 44(2) (pp. 39-46)
CIPHER: Enabling Communities of Interest to Promote Heritage of European Regions (2002-11)
Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Collins, Trevor
Cultivate Interactive, 8
A Methodological approach to supporting organisational learning (2001-09)
Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Domingue, John; Hatala, Marek and Bernardi, Ansgar
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 55(3) (pp. 337-367)
Integrating working and enrichment approach learning: a document (2000-05)
Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Domingue, John and Hatala, Marek
Behaviour & Information Technology, 19(3) (pp. 171-180)
Supporting organisational learning: an overview of the ENRICH approach (2000-01)
Mulholland, Paul; Domingue, John; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Hatala, Marek
Journal of Information Services and Use, 20(1) (pp. 9-23)
Sharing engineering design knowledge in a distributed environment (2000)
Zdrahal, Zdenek; Mulholland, Paul; Domingue, John and Hatala, Mark
Behaviour & Information Technology, 19(3) (pp. 189-200)
Implementing a Learning Analytics Intervention and Evaluation Framework: what works? (2016-02)
Rienties, Bart; Cross, Simon and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In: Kei Daniel, Ben and Butson, Russell eds. Big Data and Learning Analytics in Higher Education: Current Theory and Practice
ISBN : 978-3-319-06520-5 | Publisher : Springer | Published : Heidelberg
Predicting student performance from combined data sources (2013)
Wolff, Annika; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Herrmannova, Drahomira and Knoth, Petr
In: Peña-Ayala, Alejandro ed. Educational Data Mining: Applications and Trends. Studies in Computational Intelligence (524) (pp. 175-202)
ISBN : 978-3-319-02737-1 | Publisher : Springer International Publishing | Published : Cham
Supporting the exploration and use of heritage stories (2004)
Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Collins, Trevor
In: Computer Society, IEEE ed. Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (pp. 79-83)
ISBN : 0-7695-2195-9 | Publisher : IEEE Computer Society
Community story exchange (2004)
Collins, Trevor; Mulholland, Paul and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In: Computer Society, IEEE ed. Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (pp. 74-78)
ISBN : 0-7695-2195-9 | Publisher : IEEE Computer Society
Scene-Driver: an interactive narrative environment using content from an animated children’s television series (2004)
Wolff, Annika; Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Joiner, Richard
In: Gobel, Stefan; Spierling, Ulrike; Hoffmann, Anja; Iurgel, Ido; Schneider, Oliver; Dechau, Johanna and Feix, Axel eds. Technologies for Interactive Digital Storytelling and Entertainment. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (pp. 213-218)
ISBN : 978-3-540-22283-5 | Publisher : Springer | Published : Berlin
Knowledge support for virtual modelling and simulation (2003)
Steinbauer, P.; Valášek, M.; Zdrahal, Z.; Mulholland, P. and Šika, Z.
In: Schiehlen, Werner and Valášek, Michael eds. Virtual Nonlinear Multibody Systems. NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (103) (pp. 243-252)
ISBN : 978-1-4020-1339-3 | Publisher : Kluwer Academic Publishers | Published : Netherlands
Knowledge modelling of hypertension guidelines (2001)
Wolff, Annika; Koss, Matej and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In: Patel, V. L.; Rogers, R. and Haux, R. eds. Medinfo 2001 - Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Medical Informatics. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (84) (pp. 302-302)
ISBN : 9781586031947 | Publisher : IOS Press | Published : Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Predictive modelling for addressing students’ attrition in Higher Education: The case of OU Analyse (2017-06-14)
Herodotou, Christothea; Gilmour, Alison; Boroowa, Avinash; Rienties, Bart; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Hlosta, Martin
In : CALRG Annual Conference 2017 (14-16 Jun 2017, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK)
Implementing predictive learning analytics on a large scale: the teacher's perspective (2017-03-13)
Herodotou, Christothea; Rienties, Bart; Boroowa, Avinash; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Hlosta, Martin and Naydenova, Galina
In : 7th International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (13-17 March 2017, Vancouver, Canada) (pp. 267-271 )
Measures for recommendations based on past students' activity (2017)
Huptych, Michal; Bohuslavek, Michal; Hlosta, Martin and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : LAK17 Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (13 - 17 March 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada) (pp. 404-408)
Ouroboros: early identification of at-risk students without models based on legacy data (2017)
Hlosta, Martin; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Zendulka, Jaroslav
In : LAK17 - Seventh International Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference (13 - 17 March 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada) (pp. 6-15)
Evaluating Weekly Predictions of At-Risk Students at The Open University: Results and Issues (2015-06)
Herrmannova, Drahomira; Hlosta, Martin; Kuzilek, Jakub and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : EDEN 2015 Annual Conference Expanding Learning Scenarios: Opening Out the Educational Landscape (9-12 June 2015, Barcelona, Spain)
Developing predictive models for early detection of at-risk students on distance learning modules (2014)
Wolff, Annika; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Herrmannova, Drahomira; Kuzilek, Jakub and Hlosta, Martin
In : Machine Learning and Learning Analytics Workshop at The 4th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK14) (24-28 March 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)
Modelling student online behaviour in a virtual learning environment (2014)
Hlosta, Martin; Herrmannova, Drahomira; Vachova, Lucie; Kuzilek, Jakub; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Wolff, Annika
In : Machine Learning and Learning Analytics workshop at The 4th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK14), 24-28 March 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (24-28 March 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)
Improving retention: predicting at-risk students by analysing clicking behaviour in a virtual learning environment (2013)
Wolff, Annika; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Nikolov, Andriy and Pantucek, Michal
In : Third Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK 2013) (8-12 April 2013, Leuven, Belgium (forthcoming))
CORE: aggregation use cases for open access (2013)
Knoth, Petr and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : 2nd International Workshop on Mining Scientific Publications (WOSP 2013) (26 July 2013, Indianapolis, IN)
CHARACTER-EYES: story-driven inquiry from a character’s viewpoint (2011-05)
Wolff, Annika; Mulholland, Paul and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Computer Supported Education (CSEDU) (6-8 May 2011, Noordwijkerhout)
Using Explicit Semantic Analysis for Cross-Lingual Link Discovery (2011)
Knoth, Petr; Zilka, Lukas and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : 5th International Workshop on Cross Lingual Information Access: Computational Linguistics and the Information Need of Multilingual Societies (CLIA) at The 5th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJC-NLP 2011) (08 - 13 Nov 2011, Chiang Mai, Thailand)
Mining cross-document relationships from text (2011)
Knoth, Petr and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : The First International Conference on Advances in Information Mining and Management (IMMM 2011) (23 - 28 Oct 2011, Barcelona, Spain)
An event-based approach to describing and understanding museum narratives (2011)
Mulholland, Paul; Wolff, Annika; Collins, Trevor and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Detection, Representation, and Exploitation of Events in the Semantic Web (DeRiVE 2011) in conjunction with the 10th International Semantic Web Conference 2011 (ISWC 2011) (23 Oct 2011, Bonn, Germany)
KMI, The Open University at NTCIR-9 CrossLink: Cross-Lingual Link Discovery in Wikipedia using explicit semantic analysis (2011)
Knoth, Petr; Zilka, Lukas and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : NTCIR-9: The 9th NTCIR Workshop Meeting: Evaluation of Information Access Technologies: Information Retrieval, Question Answering, and Cross-Lingual Information Access (6-9 December 2011, Tokyo, Japan)
Connecting repositories in the open access domain using text mining and semantic data (2011)
Knoth, Petr; Robotka, Vojtech and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : 15th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries: research and advanced technology for digital libraries (TPDL 2011) (26-28 Sep 2011, Berlin, Germany) (pp. 483-487)
CORE: connecting repositories in the open access domain (2011)
Knoth, Petr and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI7) (22-24 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland)
Automatic generation of inter-passage links based on semantic similarity (2010-08-23)
Knoth, Petr; Novotny, Jakub and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Computational Linguistics (COLING 2010) (23-27 August 2010, Beijing, China) (pp. 590-598)
Facilitating cross-language retrieval and machine translation by multilingual domain ontologies (2010-05)
Knoth, Petr; Collins, Trevor; Sklavounou, Elsa and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Workshop on Supporting eLearning with Language Resources and Semantic Data (at LREC 2010) (22 May 2010, Valletta, Malta)
EUROGENE: multilingual retrieval and machine translation applied to human genetics (2010)
Knoth, Petr; Collins, Trevor; Sklavounou, Elsa and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : The 32nd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2010) (28-31 Mar 2010, Milton Keynes, UK) (pp. 670-671)
Knowledge modelling to support inquiry learning tasks (2010)
Wolff, Annika; Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Blasko, Miroslav
In : 4th International Conference on Knowledge Science, Engineering and Management (KSEM`2010) (1-3 Sep 2010, Belfast, UK) (p 198)
Eurogene - the First pan-European learning service in the field of Genetics (2010)
Knoth, Petr; Sova, Jan and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Znalosti (Knowledge) 2010 (3-5 Feb 2010, Jindrichuv Hradec, Czech Republic)
Visual summaries of data: a spatial hypertext approach to user feedback (2010)
Wolff, Annika; Mulholland, Paul and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Hypertext 2010 : 21st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia (13-16 Jun 2010, Toronto, Canada) (pp. 287-288)
Evaluation of an ontology summarization approach (2010)
Li, Ning; Motta, Enrico; d'Aquin, Mathieu and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : EKAW 2010 - Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management by the Masses, 17th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (11-15 October 2010, Lisbon, Portugal)
Towards a framework for comparing automatic term recognition methods (2009)
Knoth, Petr; Schmidt, Marek; Smrz, Pavel and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Conference Znalosti 2009 (4-6 Feb 2009, Brno, Czech Republic)
Document annotations in genetics domain for Eurogene project (2009)
Novakova, Lenka; Collins, Trevor and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Znalosti 2009 (4-6 Feb 2009, Brno, Czech Republic)
Intelligent support for inquiry learning from images: a learning scenario and tool (2009)
Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Abrahamcik, Jan and Wolff, Annika
In : The 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED2009) (6 - 10 Jul 2009, Brighton, UK) (pp. 417-424)
Reasoning across multilingual learning resources in human genetics (2009)
Zdrahal, Zdenek; Knoth, Petr; Collins, Trevor and Mulholland, Paul
In : The International 2009 ICL Conference on Interactive Computer Aided Learning (23-25 Sep 2009, Villach, Austria)
Investigating the Effects of Exploratory Semantic Search on the Use of a Museum Archive (2008-03)
Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Collins, Trevor
In : IEEE 2008 International Conference on Distributed Human-Machine Systems (10-12 March 2008, Athens, Greece)
Exploring pathways across stories (2008-03)
Zdrahal, Zdenek; Mulholland, Paul and Collins, Trevor
In : IEEE 2008 International Conference on Distributed Human-Machine Systems (10-12 March 2008, Athens, Greece)
Using ICT to support public and private community memories: case studies and lessons learned (2006-10)
Mulholland, P.; Gaved, Mark; Collins, T.; Zdrahal, Z. and Heath, T.
In : Proceedings: 3rd Prato International Community Informatics Conference (CIRN 2006): Constructing and Sharing Memory (October 9-11, 2006, Monash Centre, Prato, Italy)
Knowledge support of simulation model development by reuse (2006)
Valasek, Michael; Steinbauer, Pavel ; Šika, Zbyněk ; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Mulholland, Paul
In : International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (MATHMOD 2006) (7 - 10 Feb 2003, Vienna, Austria)
Semantic browsing of digital collections (2005-11-06)
Collins, Trevor; Mulholland, Paul and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : 4th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2005) (6-10 Nov 2005, Galway, Ireland) (pp. 157-141)
Spotlight browsing of resource archives (2005-09-06)
Mulholland, Paul; Collins, Trevor and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia (HT 05) (6-9 Sep 2005, Salzburg, Austria)
Hybrid mappings of complex questions over an integrated semantic space (2005-08-26)
Burek, Gaston; De Roeck, Anne and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : 16th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (22-26 August, Copenhagen, Denmark) (pp. 557-561)
Scene-driver: a narrative-driven game architecture reusing broadcast animation content (2004-09-01)
Wolff, Annika; Mulholland, Paul and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : The 2004 ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Advances in computer entertainment technology (3-5 June 2004, Singapore)
Story Fountain: Intelligent support for Story Research And Exploration (2004-01-13)
Mulholland, Paul; Collins, Trevor and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (13-16 Jan 2004, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal)
Scene driver: reusing broadcast animation content for engaging, narratively coherent games (2004)
Wolff, Annika; Mulholland, Paul and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : 2004 International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI 2004) (25-28 May 2004, Gallipoli, Italy)
Knowledge support of cautious sharing of knowledge for simulation model assembly (2004)
Valasek, Michael; Šika, Zbyněk; Steinbauer, Pavel; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Mulholland, Paul and Trejtnar, T.
In : Advanced Engineering Design Conference (AED 2004) (5 - 8 Sept 2004, Glasgow, Scotland)
A Generic library of problem-solving methods for scheduling applications (2003-10-26)
Rajpathak, Dnyanesh; Motta, Enrico; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Roy, Rajkumar
In : International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (October 2003, Florida, USA)
Supporting the sharing and reuse of modelling and simulation design knowledge (2003)
Mulholland, Paul; Zdrahal, Zdenek; Valasek, Michael; Sainter, Phillip; Koss, Matt and Trejtnar, Lukas
In : 9th International Conference of Concurrent Enterprising (ICE 2003) (16-18 June 2003, Espoo, Finland)
Methodology and tools to support storytelling in cultural heritage forums (2003)
Collins, Trevor; Mulholland, Paul; Bradbury, David and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : 2nd International Workshop on Presenting and Exploring Heritage on the Web in conjunction with DEXA 2003 (1-5 September 2003, Prague, Czech Republic) (p 105)
A toolkit and methodology to support the collaborative development and reuse of engineering models (2003)
Zdrahal, Zdenek; Mulholland, Paul; Valasek, Michael; Sainter, Phil; Koss, Matt and Trejtnar, Lucas
In : 14th international conference, DEXA 2003 (1-5 Spet 2003, Prague, Czech Republic) (pp. 856-865)
Knowledge support for story construction, exploration and personalization in Cultural Heritage Forums (2003)
Mulholland, Paul and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : 14th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA'03) (1-5 Sep 2003, Prague, Czech Republic) (p 70)
Design as interactions of problem framing and problem solving (2002-07-21)
Dzbor, Martin and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : Proceedings 15th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) (21-26 Jul 2002, Lyon, France)
The Epistemology of scheduling problems (2002-07)
Motta, Enrico; Rajpathak, Dnyanesh; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Roy, Rajkumar
In : 15th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2002) (July 2002, Lyon, France)
Tools for personalised annotation and organisation of diverse Web resources (2002)
Wolff, A.; Zdrahal, Z. and Kouba, Z.
In : Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA’02) (2-6 Sept 2002, Aix-En-Provence, France) (pp. 559-563)
Framework for Knowledge Support of Simulation in Engineering (2002)
Valášek, Michael ; Zdrahal, Zdenek and Mulholland, Paul
In : 16th European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research (EMCSR 2002) (2 - 5 Apr 2002, Vienna, Austria)
Modelling design interpretation as interplay of problem specification and problem solving (2002)
Dzbor, Martin and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : ASME 2002 Design Engineering Technical Conferences (29 Sep - 2 Oct 2002, Montreal, Canada)
Modelling design interpretation as intercation of problem framing and problem solving (2002)
Dzbor, Martin and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : ASME 2002 Design Engineering Technical Conferences (29 Sep - 2 Oct 2002, Montreal, Canada)
Towards logical framework for sequential design (2001)
Dzbor, Martin and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : ASME 2001 Design Engineering Technical Conferences (DETC'01) (9-12 Sep 2001, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Towards a framework for acquisition of design knowledge (2001)
Dzbor, Martin and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : ASME 2001 Design Engineering Technical Conferences (2-6 Sep 2001, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
Knowledge supported design and reuse of simulation models (2001)
Steinbauer, Pavel; Valášek, Michael; Šika, Zbynĕk and Zdrahal, Zdenek
In : MATLAB 2001 (17 - 18 Oct 2001, Humusoft, Prague, Czech Republic)
Knowledge supported conceptual control design methodology of mechatronic systems (2001)
Valasek, M.; Steinbauer, P. and Zdrahal, Z.
In : 2nd International Conference Advanced Engineering Design (AED 2001) (10 - 12 Jul 2001, Glasgow, Scotland)

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