Incorporating tutoring principles into interactive knowledge acquisition

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Incorporating tutoring principles into interactive knowledge acquisition
This paper argues that interactive knowledge acquisition systems would benefit from a tighter and more thorough incorporation of tutoring and learning principles. Current acquisition systems learn from users in a passive manner, and could instead be designed to incorporate the proactive capabilities that one expects of a good student. We first describe our analysis of the literature on teacher-student interaction and present a compilation of tutoring and learning principles that are relevant to interactive knowledge acquisition systems. We then point out what tutoring and learning principles have been used to date in the acquisition literature, though unintentionally and implicitly, and discuss how a more thorough and explicit representation of these principles would help improve how computers learn from users. We present our design and an initial implementation of an acquisition dialogue system called SLICK that represents acquisition principles and goals explicitly and declaratively...
Jihie Kim, Yolanda Gil
Added 15 Dec 2010
Updated 15 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2007
Authors Jihie Kim, Yolanda Gil
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