Daniele Allard

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Localizing user interfaces has been proven beneficial for both user satisfaction and work efficiency; however, current localization methods disregard the many facets in the cultural background of today's typical user by simply adapting to a certain country. The chapter proposes a new approach to localization by modeling the user's culture according to its(More)
Preface This year is already the third edition of the workshop on Culturally-Aware Tutoring Systems. The first edition of CATS took place in 2008 in conjunction with ITS2008, which was followed by a second edition, held in conjunction with AIED2009. As in the previous two years, the current workshop aims to continue the investigation of the way culture can(More)
Can Language and Culture go Hand in Hand? Using examples of Japanese as L1 and English as L2, we seek to demonstrate how transfer and interference from one's native language can impact expression in a language being acquired. We make some suggestions as to how to tackle transfer and interference, and briefly discuss the potential of further research to this(More)
This paper describes aspects of a research in progress. The research is concerned with identifying various forms of L1 interference in the process of acquiring L2, namely in terms of cultural differences, and the difficulties these might create for students. We are also working on instructional strategies and activities to help overcome such difficulties.(More)
Ce projet de recherche vise la création éventuelle d'un système informatisé d'apprentissage des langues (CALL). Son but est d'aider à surmonter les interférences dues à la langue maternelle (L1) dans le processus d'apprentissage d'une langue seconde ou étrangère (L2). Il se construit avec une méthodologie d'ingénierie ontologique, reconnue en intelligence(More)
Preface Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) have within their breadth of application the possibility of being used for distance education. As such, they can be included in the vaster field of eLearning. Knowledge, skills, techniques and even workers themselves have become global, a process to which ITS and eLearning are contributing. This process is not(More)
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