Developing an intelligent tutoring system using natural language for knowledge representation

Sung Young Jung, Kurt VanLehn

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Abstract

Authoring the domain knowledge of an intelligent tutoring system (ITS) is a well-known problem, and an often-mentioned approach is to use authors who are domain experts. Unfortunately, this approach requires that potential authors learn to write and debug knowledge written in a formal knowledge representation language. If authors were able to use natural language to represent knowledge it would allow them to add and update knowledge far more easily. In this paper, the design of such an authoring system, 'Natural-K' is presented. Natural-K is an authoring system in which domain authors including non-programmers are able to add problem statements and background knowledge such as commonsense, in natural language.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Pages355-358
Number of pages4
Volume6095 LNCS
EditionPART 2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010
Event10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2010 - Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Duration: Jun 14 2010Jun 18 2010

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
NumberPART 2
Volume6095 LNCS
ISSN (Print)03029743
ISSN (Electronic)16113349

Other

Other10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2010
CountryUnited States
CityPittsburgh, PA
Period6/14/106/18/10

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Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Knowledge representation
Intelligent systems
Knowledge Representation
Natural Language
Authoring
Domain Knowledge
Update
Knowledge

Keywords

  • Authoring System for ITS
  • Knowledge acquisition
  • Knowledge representation using natural language
  • Natural language understanding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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Jung, S. Y., & VanLehn, K. (2010). Developing an intelligent tutoring system using natural language for knowledge representation. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) (PART 2 ed., Vol. 6095 LNCS, pp. 355-358). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 6095 LNCS, No. PART 2). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-13437-1_69

Developing an intelligent tutoring system using natural language for knowledge representation. / Jung, Sung Young; VanLehn, Kurt.

Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 6095 LNCS PART 2. ed. 2010. p. 355-358 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 6095 LNCS, No. PART 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Jung, SY & VanLehn, K 2010, Developing an intelligent tutoring system using natural language for knowledge representation. in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 2 edn, vol. 6095 LNCS, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), no. PART 2, vol. 6095 LNCS, pp. 355-358, 10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 6/14/10. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-13437-1_69
Jung SY, VanLehn K. Developing an intelligent tutoring system using natural language for knowledge representation. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). PART 2 ed. Vol. 6095 LNCS. 2010. p. 355-358. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); PART 2). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-13437-1_69
Jung, Sung Young ; VanLehn, Kurt. / Developing an intelligent tutoring system using natural language for knowledge representation. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 6095 LNCS PART 2. ed. 2010. pp. 355-358 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); PART 2).
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