How Do Humans Teach: On Curriculum Learning and Teaching Dimension

  title={How Do Humans Teach: On Curriculum Learning and Teaching Dimension},
  author={Faisal Khan and Xiaojin Zhu and Bilge Mutlu},
We study the empirical strategies that humans follow as they teach a target concept with a simple 1D threshold to a robot. 1 Previous studies of computational teaching, particularly the teaching dimension model and the curriculum learning principle, offer contradictory predictions on what optimal strategy the teacher should follow in this teaching task. We show through behavioral studies that humans employ three distinct teaching strategies, one of which is consistent with the curriculum… CONTINUE READING
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