An Open-Ended and Interactive Learning Using Logic Building System with Four-Frame Comic Strip

  • Kayo KawamotoEmail author
  • Yusuke Hayashi
  • Tsukasa Hirashima
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9735)


This paper reports an interactive system for learning by logic building. In the system, a learner is requested to build multiple logic patterns to explain a given four frame comic strip in multiple ways. The system can diagnose the build logic patterns and provide immediate feedback with semantic reason related to the strip. We show the effectiveness of the proposed system by using experimental results that were obtained through a use of the system by elementary school students.


Critical thinking Educational system Logic Four-frame comic strip 



This work was partially support by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) (Grant Number 25350344) from JSPS.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kayo Kawamoto
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Yusuke Hayashi
    • 2
  • Tsukasa Hirashima
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information SciencesHiroshima City UniversityHiroshimaJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of EngineeringHiroshima UniversityHiroshimaJapan

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