Reader, Writer and Student Models to Support Writing
We present a triad of user models to support writers. A reader model gathers information about the target readership. Its construction by the user helps them focus on expectations of their readers. A writer model is inferred from answers to brief questions, and holds information on writing strategies. This enables advice to be tailored to the user’s preferred way of writing. A student model is inferred from on-line Help viewed, and from information given by the user. This enables additional Help to be suggested. The models are designed to improve the performance of on-line writing environments by serving appropriate, individualised advice, as needed.
KeywordsStated Belief Water Colourist Student Model Reader Model Cooperative User
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