Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

An approach of implementing general learning companions for problem solving

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Chih-Yueh Chou ; Inst. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Central Univ., Chung-li, Taiwan ; Tak-Wai Chan ; Chi-Jen Lin

Adding a learning companion, a computer simulated social agent, to a computer based learning system can enhance its educational value by enriching the way in which the computer and the user interact. This paper presents a novel simulation approach, named General Companion Modeling (referred to hereinafter as GCM), to implement learning companions in a general problem-solving domain. DwestAgent, a learning companion system, is also implemented using the GCM approach to demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed approach. In addition, the approach can help developers of learning companions clarify implementation issues and requirements involved in simulating: (1) domain competencies, (2) learning competencies, (3) behaviors as a peer tutor, and (4) behaviors as a peer tutee of a learning companion. Using GCM, one can simulate learning companions with various characteristics by adjusting parameters within the proposed simulation framework.

Published in:

Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:14 ,  Issue: 6 )

Date of Publication:

Nov/Dec 2002

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.