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Identifying Causes Helps a Tutoring System to Better Adapt to Learners during Training Sessions

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This paper describes a computational model for the implementation of causal learning in cognitive agents. The Conscious Emotional Learning Tutoring System (CELTS) is able to provide dynamic fine-tuned assistance to users. The integration of a Causal Learning mechanism within CELTS allows CELTS to first establish, through a mix of datamining algorithms, gross user group models. CELTS then uses these models to find the cause of users' mistakes, evaluate their performance, predict their future behavior, and, through a pedagogical knowledge mechanism, decide which tutoring intervention fits best.

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U. Faghihi, P. Fournier-Viger, R. Nkambou and P. Poirier, "Identifying Causes Helps a Tutoring System to Better Adapt to Learners during Training Sessions," Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2011, pp. 139-154. doi: 10.4236/jilsa.2011.33016.


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