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Understanding ACT-R - an Outsider's Perspective

  title={Understanding ACT-R - an Outsider's Perspective},
  author={Jacob Whitehill},
The ACT-R theory of cognition developed by John Anderson and colleagues endeavors to explain how humans recall chunks of information and how they solve problems. ACT-R also serves as a theoretical basis for "cognitive tutors", i.e., automatic tutoring systems that help students learn mathematics, computer programming, and other subjects. The official ACT-R definition is distributed across a large body of literature spanning many articles and monographs, and hence it is difficult for an… 

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