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On Drawing Conclusions in Presence of Inconsistent Data

  • Sylvia Encheva
  • Sharil Tumin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4953)

Abstract

Most automated tests assessing students understanding of a concept contain one question requiring application of that concept. To attain a higher level of certainty in the evaluation process we propose a test with three different questions requiring application of one concept. Such a test is intended to facilitate the self-assessment process and can be suggested to students after a concept has been introduced. Lattice theory and higher-order logic are further applied for presenting a structure that can serve as a building block of an intelligent tutoring system.

Keywords

five-valued logic automated tests 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylvia Encheva
    • 1
  • Sharil Tumin
    • 2
  1. 1.Stord/Haugesund University CollegeHaugesundNorway
  2. 2.IT-Dept.University of BergenBergenNorway

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