Advances in Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Problem-solving Modes and Model of Hints


  • Alla Anohina Riga Technical University Department of Systems Theory and Design Kalku street 1, Riga, Latvia, LV-1658


intelligent tutoring system, problem-solving mode, hint


The paper focuses on the issues of providing an adaptive support for learners in intelligent tutoring systems when learners solve practical problems. The results of the analysis of support policies of learners in the existing intelligent tutoring systems are given and the revealed problems are emphasized. The concept and the architectural parts of an intelligent tutoring system are defined. The approach which provides greater adaptive abilities of systems of such kind offering two modes of problem-solving and using a two-layer model of hints is described. It is being implemented in the intelligent tutoring system for the Minimax algorithm at present. In accordance with the proposed approach the learner solves problems in the mode which is the most appropriate for him/her and receives the most suitable hint.


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