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Play to Grade: Testing Coding Games as Classifying Markov Decision Process

@inproceedings{Nie2021PlayTG,
  title={Play to Grade: Testing Coding Games as Classifying Markov Decision Process},
  author={Allen Nie and Emma Brunskill and Chris Piech},
  booktitle={NeurIPS},
  year={2021}
}
Contemporary coding education often presents students with the task of developing programs that have user interaction and complex dynamic systems, such as mouse based games. While pedagogically compelling, there are no contemporary autonomous methods for providing feedback. Notably, interactive programs are im-possible to grade by traditional unit tests. In this paper we formalize the challenge of providing feedback to interactive programs as a task of classifying Markov Decision Processes… 

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