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ITR: Adaptive Tutor and Mentor Agents for 24x7 Learning

ITR: Adaptive Tutor and Mentor Agents for 24x7 Learning

This proposal summary submitted by University of Memphis with a subcontract to MERLOT proposed development of a virtual university will require the six enabling technologies: (1) Technologies for ubiquitous computing with animated conversational agents and with sensors of the learners in their environments, (2) intelligent software agents, (3) intelligent tutoring systems, (4) a repository of interoperable, computer-based learning content, (5) data mining, and (6) evaluations of human-computer interfaces, learning gains, and learner impressions. The University of Memphis and the FedEx Technology Institute will take to lead in assembling and developing these enabling technologies, with the help of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, MIT, University of Illinois at Chicago, the... Show More


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