Tractable POMDP Planning Algorithms for Optimal Teaching in “ SPAIS ”

@inproceedings{Theocharous2009TractablePP,
  title={Tractable POMDP Planning Algorithms for Optimal Teaching in “ SPAIS ”},
  author={Georgios Theocharous and Richard Beckwith and Nicholas Butko and Matthai Philipose},
  year={2009}
}
In this paper, we develop a system for teaching the task of sorting a set of virtual coins. Teaching is a challenging domain for AI systems because three problems must be solved at once: a teacher must simultaneously infer both social variables (attention, boredom, confusion, expertise, aptitude), as well as physical ones (task progress, objects being used, current activity), and finally she must combine this knowledge to plan effective moment-to-moment interaction strategies. We develop a… CONTINUE READING
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