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MASITS – A Tool for Multi-Agent Based Intelligent Tutoring System Development

  • Egons Lavendelis
  • Janis Grundspenkis
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 55)

Abstract

Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) have some specific characteristics that must be taken into consideration during the development. However, there are no specific tools for agent based ITS development. This paper proposes such tool named MASITS for multi-agent based ITS development. The tool supports the whole life-cycle of ITS development. It provides an environment to create models needed in all phases of the development. During the analysis phase a goal diagram and a use case diagram is used. The design is divided into two stages, namely external and internal design. The tool provides code generation from the diagrams created during the design. Source code of JADE agents, behaviours and ontology are generated.

Keywords

Agent Oriented Software Engineering Agent Development Tool Intelligent Tutoring System 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Egons Lavendelis
    • 1
  • Janis Grundspenkis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Systems Theory and DesignRiga Technical UniversityRigaLatvia

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