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Building a Generic Feedback System for Rule-Based Problems

  • Nico NausEmail author
  • Johan Jeuring
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10447)

Abstract

We present a generic framework that provides hints on how to achieve a goal to users of software supporting rule-based problem solving from different domains. Our approach consists of two parts. First, we present a DSL that relates and unifies different rule-based problems. Second, we use generic search algorithms to solve various kinds of problems. This solution can then be used to calculate a hint for the user. We present three rule-based problem frameworks to illustrate our approach: the Ideas framework, PuzzleScript and iTasks. By taking real world examples from these three example frameworks and instantiating feedback systems for them, we validate our approach.

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Acknowledgments

This research is supported by the Dutch Technology Foundation STW, which is part of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), and which is partly funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Faculty of Management, Science and TechnologyOpen University of the NetherlandsHeerlenThe Netherlands

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