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A Study on People Skills Enhances Learning Outcomes and Peps up Job Placement using Combined Overlap Block Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (COBFCMS)

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 57 - Number 8
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors:
Akkara Sherine
A. Rajkumar
N. Jose Parvin Praveena
10.5120/9136-3336

Akkara Sherine, A Rajkumar and Jose Parvin N Praveena. Article: A Study on People Skills Enhances Learning Outcomes and Peps up Job Placement using Combined Overlap Block Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (COBFCMS). International Journal of Computer Applications 57(8):33-38, November 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Akkara Sherine and A. Rajkumar and N. Jose Parvin Praveena},
	title = {Article: A Study on People Skills Enhances Learning Outcomes and Peps up Job Placement using Combined Overlap Block Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (COBFCMS)},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {57},
	number = {8},
	pages = {33-38},
	month = {November},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

The imperative effect of people skills that enhances learning outcomes and peps up the job prospects using Combined Overlap Block Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (COBFCMS) defined by W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy is analyzed in this paper. The combined overlap block FCM's defined in this method become effective when the number of concepts can be grouped as they are in large numbers. This paper discusses the concept of people skills and the results obtained by incorporating the people skills through teaching strategies in the classroom that resulted in better learning outcomes of the students. This paper has six sections. The first section gives the information about the development of fuzzy cognitive maps. The second section gives preliminaries of fuzzy cognitive maps and combined overlap block fuzzy cognitive maps. In section three is an explanation of the people skills components. Section four discusses the method of determining the hidden pattern, in section five; the concept of the problem is explained. The final section is dealt with the conclusion based on the research study.

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