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Final Grade Prediction of Secondary School Student using Decision Tree

by Bashir Khan, Malik Sikandar Hayat Khiyal, Muhammad Daud Khattak
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 115 - Number 21
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Bashir Khan, Malik Sikandar Hayat Khiyal, Muhammad Daud Khattak
10.5120/20278-2712

Bashir Khan, Malik Sikandar Hayat Khiyal, Muhammad Daud Khattak . Final Grade Prediction of Secondary School Student using Decision Tree. International Journal of Computer Applications. 115, 21 ( April 2015), 32-36. DOI=10.5120/20278-2712

@article{ 10.5120/20278-2712,
author = { Bashir Khan, Malik Sikandar Hayat Khiyal, Muhammad Daud Khattak },
title = { Final Grade Prediction of Secondary School Student using Decision Tree },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { April 2015 },
volume = { 115 },
number = { 21 },
month = { April },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 32-36 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume115/number21/20278-2712/ },
doi = { 10.5120/20278-2712 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Bashir Khan
%A Malik Sikandar Hayat Khiyal
%A Muhammad Daud Khattak
%T Final Grade Prediction of Secondary School Student using Decision Tree
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 115
%N 21
%P 32-36
%D 2015
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Every educational institution around the globe maintain student result repository which contain information about student marks, grade in different subjects and examinations. This repository contains important hidden pattern/knowledge which can be uncovered through data mining. A decision tree classifier based on divide and conquer rules is widely used for data exploration in such repository. In this paper J48 decision tree algorithm is applied on student previous result data to build a model in the form of decision tree. This model can then predict the student final grade. This will be helpful for teacher, student and their parents to know in advance about student final predicted grade and will enable them to take preventive measure.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Data Mining Educational Data Mining (EDM) Classification Prediction Decision Tree J48 Data repository Student Grade