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A Procedure to Automatically Adapt Questions in Student – Pedagogic Conversational Agent Dialogues

  • Alberto Redondo-Hernández
  • Diana Pérez-Marín
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7138)

Abstract

Pedagogic Conversational Agents are computer applications able to interact with the students in natural language. The agents can keep a student model and adapt the dialogue to the student features. In particular, we propose a procedure to adapt the questions of the agents to the learning style and personality of the students. It is our hypothesis that the students will perceive the adaptation in the dialogue and the questions will be better understood. The procedure has been applied to a group of 20 students (10 Computer Science students and 10 non Computer Science students) and the results provide evidence to support the hypothesis.

Keywords

conversational agent learning style personality e-learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Redondo-Hernández
    • 1
  • Diana Pérez-Marín
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad Rey Juan CarlosMadridSpain

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