Core Aspects of Affective Metacognitive User Models

  • Adam Moore
  • Victoria Macarthur
  • Owen Conlan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7138)


As user modelling moves away from a tightly integrated adjunct of adaptive systems and into user modelling service provision, it is important to consider what facets or characteristics of a user might need to be contained within a user model in order to support cognitive functions. Here we examine previous mechanisms for creating a metacognitive and affective user model. We then take first steps to describe the necessary characteristics of a user model we envisage being utilised by an affective metacognitive modelling service and make some suggestion for the source, form and content of such characteristics.


Affect metacognition user modelling technology enhanced learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Moore
    • 1
  • Victoria Macarthur
    • 1
  • Owen Conlan
    • 1
  1. 1.KDEG, School of Computer Science and StatisticsTrinity CollegeDublinRepublic of Ireland

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