Artificial Intelligence Review

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 227-240

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Student modelling in intelligent tutoring systems

  • Mark Elsom-Cook

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Student modelling is a special type of user modelling which is relevant to the adaptability of intelligent tutoring systems. This paper reviews the basic techniques which have been used in student modelling and discusses issues and approaches of current interest. The role of a student model in a tutoring system and methods for representing information about students are discussed. The paper concludes with an overview of some unresolved issues and problems in student modelling.

Key Words

adaptive systems student models intelligent tutoring systems knowledge representation learner based modelling