Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

New Intelligent Tutoring Systems Book


FREE  COPY

INTELLIGENT  TUTORING  SYSTEMS  BOOK

If you are thinking of adopting the Intelligent Tutors book for your class, you can receive a preview copy, see below. This single author text describes tools, methods and theories for building intelligent tutors.                                         

 

BUILDING INTELLIGENT INTERACTIVE TUTORS

By

Beverly Park Woolf

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA 

Description

The book shows how to build systems that assess a student's knowledge and are adaptive to each student's learning needs. It describes cognitive science, multimedia, learning technology, adaptive tutors, intelligent information systems and user modeling.  Dr. Woolf taps into 20 years of research on intelligent tutors to bring designers and developers a broad range of issues and methods. The book describes multidisciplinary approaches to using computers for teaching, reports on research, development, and real-world experiences, and discusses web-based learning systems.

Audience 

Professionals, graduate students, and others in computer science and educational technology who develop online tutoring systems to support e-learning.

Contents 

Part I: Introduction To Artificial Intelligence and Education   

Part II: Representation, Reasoning and Assessment

Part III: Technologies and Environments 

Bibliographic & Ordering Information 

Paperback, 480 pages, publication date: SEP-2008, Imprint: MORGAN KAUFFMAN

ISBN-13: 978-0-12-373594-2;  ISBN-10: 0-12-373594-7

Order Form:

       http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/booksorderform.cws_home/715493/bookorderform1_1

Price:  USD 69.95,   GBP 39.99,   EUR 57.95 

Free copy

If you are thinking of adopting this book for your classes, go to http://textbooks.elsevier.com and register to use the site (create a username and password).

Once you are in the site, set author and search for Woolf on the orange banner on top. Go to the book site.

Then click a button on the right banner either E-Desk or Register Adoption and the site will ask you about where you want the copy sent. If you have any difficulty contact  M.James@Elsevier.com