DISTANCE LEARNING BY INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM - Part I: Agent-based architecture for user-centred adaptivity

Antonio Fernández-Caballero, José Manuel Gascueña, Federico Botella, Enrique Lazcorreta

Abstract

Agent technology has been suggested by experts to be a promising approach to fully extend Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS). By using intelligent agents in an ITS architecture it is possible to obtain an individual tutoring system adaptive to the needs and characteristics of every student. The general architecture of the ITS proposed is formed by the three components that characterize an ITS – the Student Model, the Domain Model, and the Education Model. In the Student Model the knowledge that the system has about the student (profile and interaction with the system) is represented. In the Domain Model the knowledge about the contents to be taught is stored. Precisely, in this model four autonomous agents – the Preferences Agent, the Accounting Agent, the Exercises Agent and the Tests Agent - have been defined. Lastly, the Education Model provides the functionality that the teacher needs. Across this module, the teacher changes his preferences, gives reinforcement to the students, obtains statistics and consults the matter.

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Fernández-Caballero A., Manuel Gascueña J., Botella F. and Lazcorreta E. (2005). DISTANCE LEARNING BY INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM - Part I: Agent-based architecture for user-centred adaptivity . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 75-82. DOI: 10.5220/0002519500750082


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@conference{iceis05,
author={Antonio Fernández-Caballero and José Manuel Gascueña and Federico Botella and Enrique Lazcorreta},
title={DISTANCE LEARNING BY INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM - Part I: Agent-based architecture for user-centred adaptivity},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={75-82},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002519500750082},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - DISTANCE LEARNING BY INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM - Part I: Agent-based architecture for user-centred adaptivity
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Fernández-Caballero A.
AU - Manuel Gascueña J.
AU - Botella F.
AU - Lazcorreta E.
PY - 2005
SP - 75
EP - 82
DO - 10.5220/0002519500750082