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SARA: A Case-Based student modelling system

  • Mohammad E. Shiri A. 
  • Esma AÏmeur
  • Claude Frasson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1488)

Abstract

This paper describes an Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS) called SARA. This system is developed using a new student modelling technique based on Case-Based Reasoning (CBR). SARA is organized around two main knowledge bases, the problems base and the cases base. The architecture of the system consists of several components. The functionality of each component and its relationships with the other components will be shown. Two ways of using the system will be presented: (1) as a system for student modelling, and (2) as a server providing information to be used by people testing or by applications using these services. We will also study the process of building the student model with this system. The student model constructed by SARA represents two important aspects of a student, namely the knowledge component and the inferences model.

Keywords

student model case based student modelling problem solving intelligent tutoring systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad E. Shiri A. 
    • 1
  • Esma AÏmeur
    • 1
  • Claude Frasson
    • 1
  1. 1.Département d'informatique et de recherche opérationnelleUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada

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