Acquisition of New Knowledge to Manage Conversation in TutorJ

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This paper presents new conversation modules developedfor TutorJ to support the use of meta-cognitive strategiesin the learners. TutorJ is an Intelligent Tutoring Systemable to interact with users to assess their skills, and improvetheir knowledge in a specific domain. New models are devotedto plan the conversation and to acquire new knowledge fromsemi-structured data sources. Conversation planning is basedon probabilistic techniques. Knowledge acquisition is based onretrieval, transformation and alignment of data from wikis toenrich the replies to students questions.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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