Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


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Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


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Erden in AI roundtab...

On Friday 4th September, philosopher and AISB member Dr Yasemin J Erden, participated in an AI roundtable at Second Home, hosted by Index Ventures and SwiftKey.   Joining her on the panel were colleagues from academia and indu...


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AISB Convention 2016

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 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Bishop and AI news

Stephen Hawking thinks computers may surpass human intelligence and take over the world. This view is based on the ideology that all aspects of human mentality will eventually be realised by a program running on a suitable compu...


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Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


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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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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