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A Fractal Based Generalized Pedagogical Agent Model

  • Soufiane Boulehouache
  • Remdane Maamri
  • Zaidi Sahnoun
  • Alla Larguet
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 513)

Abstract

Pedagogical Agent (PA) is a tendency in human learning systems (HLS). However, the used Agent models are unable to decrease the complexity/performance ratio introduced by the modeling and the manipulation of multi-knowledge domains (Domain Model, Student Model, Pedagogical Model, etc). Thus, within this paper, we propose a Component based Pedagogical Agent Model that we claim makes effective and flexible the Pedagogical Agents building and maintaining. The PA building is simplified to an assembling of a set of pre-built sub-components that is directed by the PA ADL Fractal Abstract Description. Also, maintaining a sub set of sub-components means disconnecting them, removing them and replacing them by other versions those integrate the new required functionalities and/or tuning. Therefore, the building and the maintaining efficiency and flexibility are achieved by the separation of the abstract description of the PA from its fulfilling.

Keywords

Pedagogical Agent Component-Based Agents the Fractal model the ADL Fractal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soufiane Boulehouache
    • 1
    • 2
  • Remdane Maamri
    • 1
  • Zaidi Sahnoun
    • 1
  • Alla Larguet
    • 2
  1. 1.LIRE LaboratoryConstantine 2 UniversityConstantineAlgeria
  2. 2.Université 20 août 1955SkikdaAlgeria

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