ALLS presents paper at the Third International Workshop on Empathic Computing

Thor Collin Andallaza (CS ’12, 1 MSCS) presented the paper entitled “Modeling the Affective States of Students Using an Intelligent Tutoring System for Algebra” at the 3rd International Workshop on Empathic Computing held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia last September 3-4, 2012. The conference was held in Pullman Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Funded by the Department of Science and Technology Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) under the “Development of Affect-Sensitive Interfaces” grant, the study was about the improvement of models of affect of students using Aplusix, an intelligent tutoring system (ITS) for algebra. This is towards the goal of creating an emotionally intelligent learning companion for the ITS, which will provide algebra students with encouragement and support.

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