A Decision Support Tool for Inferring Further Education Desires of Youth in Sri Lanka

. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA) (2011)


This paper presents the results of a study carried out to identify the factors that influence the further education desires of Sri Lankan youth. Statistical modeling has been initially used to infer the desires of the youth and then a decision support tool has been developed based on the statistical model developed. In order to carry out the analysis and the development of the model, data collected as part of the National Youth Survey has been used. The accuracy of the model and the decision support tool has been tested by using a random data sets and the accuracy was found to be well above 80 percent, which is sufficient for any policy related decision making.

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