Modeling the Acquisition of English: An Intelligent CALL Approach ⋆

  • Lisa N. Michaud
  • Kathleen F. McCoy
  • Litza A. Stark
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2109)


In this paper, we present a methodology for the development of a user model for CALL which captures various levels of language acquisition using individualized overlays supported with stereotypes. Our current focus is the empirical analysis of the order of written English grammatical structure acquisition in our learner population used to develop stereotype layers in our model.


User Modeling Relative Clause Language Acquisition American Sign Parse Tree 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa N. Michaud
    • 1
  • Kathleen F. McCoy
    • 1
  • Litza A. Stark
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Information SciencesUniversity of DelawareNewark

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