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62 - TitleAn Application of Clustering Algorithms on the Assessment of English Language Placement Test.
AuthorsGökhan Silahtaroğlu, Beykent Üniversitesi
Veysel Kılıç, Beykent Üniversitesi
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Contact personGökhan Silahtaroğlu,, 536 358 56 96
Main Fields6. Üniversite Bilişim Sistemleri
30. Veri Madenciliği
Other Main Fields
Abstract + KeywordsData Mining has recently been developed and used in various disciplines for different purposes. Pattern recognition, classification and clustering are used in business, medicine, geographic information systems and so on. In this paper we present an application of clustering algorithms on education. We used clustering algorithms to assess the results of English language placement tests in order to form homogeneous classes composed of same level English language learners.

Key Words: Data Mining, Clustering, Language, learning, placement exam

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