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LOCATE Intelligent Systems Demonstration: Adapting Help to the Cognitive Styles of Users

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LOCATE Intelligent Systems Demonstration: Adapting Help to the Cognitive Styles of Users
LOCATE is workspace layout design software that also serves as a testbed for developing and refining principles of adaptive aiding. This demonstration illustrates LOCATE's ability to determine user cognitive styles and provide help matched to those styles. Users are assessed along a Wholist-Analytic dimension and a Verbal-Imagery-Kinesthetic "trimension" and that information is stored in a User Model maintained by LOCATE. Help options provided to users for selecting alternative forms of help permit the system to track those selections and allow for system adaptation to the user's preferred style of help. Background LOCATE is a full-featured software application that supports design, analysis and optimization of workspace layouts. It plays an important role in Defence Research and Development Canada's (DRDC's) ongoing efforts to develop, test and refine principles of adaptive aiding within an extensive and robust intelligent help system. LOCATE currently i...
Jack L. Edwards, Greg Scott
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Updated 30 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2006
Where AAAI
Authors Jack L. Edwards, Greg Scott
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