An Integrated Environment for Building Distributed Multi-agent Educational Applications
In this paper, we present an integrated graphical environment, called X-Genitor, which supports the design and the development of educational applications for distance learning based on the multi-agent technology. The agents that participate in the educational system interact with each other in order to accomplish the common goal of educating the trainees to a particular educational subject. The X-Genitor allows the author to describe, specify and design the behavior of the produced educational application as well as to design and develop the appropriate learning units that will be presented to the trainee during an educational process. An innovation of the X-Genitor architecture is that the produced educational applications support the individualized and distance learning through the attachment of a mobile user interface agent to each trainee.
KeywordsMulti Agent System Multiagent System Mobile Agent Instructional Strategy Intelligent Tutor System
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