AAAI Publications, Twenty-Second International FLAIRS Conference

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From SDK to xPST: A New Way to Overlay a Tutor on Existing Software
Stephen Bruce Blessing, Stephen B. Gilbert, Liz A. Blankenship, Bhavesh Sanghvi

Last modified: 2009-03-23


Our past work has investigated the use of the Cognitive Model Software Development Kit (SDK) for creating the cognitive models that underlie model-tracing Cognitive Tutors. Though successful at increasing the number of people who could author such a cognitive model, for certain kinds of situations the Cognitive Model SDK proved cumbersome. The present work discusses a new authoring system, xPST, that allows an example-based tutor to be built on top of existing software.


authoring tools; example-based programming; intelligent tutoring systems

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