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In cognitive technological know-how, synthetic intelligence, psychology, and schooling, a turning out to be physique of study helps the view that the training strategy is strongly encouraged by means of the learner's ambitions. the basic guiding principle of goal-driven studying is that studying is essentially an lively and strategic technique within which the learner, human or laptop, makes an attempt to spot and fulfill its info wishes within the context of its projects and ambitions, its past wisdom, its services, and environmental possibilities for studying. This ebook brings jointly a range of analysis on goal-driven studying to set up a wide, interdisciplinary framework that describes the goal-driven studying technique. It collects and solidifies present effects in this vital factor in laptop and human studying and provides a theoretical framework for destiny investigations.The booklet opens with an an outline of goal-driven studying study and computational and cognitive versions of the goal-driven studying approach. This advent is via a set of fourteen fresh learn articles addressing basic problems with the sphere, together with mental and practical arguments for modeling studying as a deliberative, planful method; experimental review of the advantages of utility-based research to lead judgements approximately what to profit; case reviews of computational versions during which studying is pushed through reasoning approximately studying targets; mental proof for human goal-driven studying; and the ramifications of goal-driven studying in academic contexts.The moment a part of the publication provides six place papers reflecting ongoing examine and present concerns in goal-driven studying. matters mentioned contain equipment for pursuing mental stories of goal-driven studying, frameworks for the layout of lively and multistrategy studying structures, and techniques for choosing and balancing the objectives that force learning.A Bradford publication

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By Ashwin Ram, David B. Leake

In cognitive technological know-how, synthetic intelligence, psychology, and schooling, a turning out to be physique of study helps the view that the training strategy is strongly encouraged by means of the learner's ambitions. the basic guiding principle of goal-driven studying is that studying is essentially an lively and strategic technique within which the learner, human or laptop, makes an attempt to spot and fulfill its info wishes within the context of its projects and ambitions, its past wisdom, its services, and environmental possibilities for studying. This ebook brings jointly a range of analysis on goal-driven studying to set up a wide, interdisciplinary framework that describes the goal-driven studying technique. It collects and solidifies present effects in this vital factor in laptop and human studying and provides a theoretical framework for destiny investigations.The booklet opens with an an outline of goal-driven studying study and computational and cognitive versions of the goal-driven studying approach. This advent is via a set of fourteen fresh learn articles addressing basic problems with the sphere, together with mental and practical arguments for modeling studying as a deliberative, planful method; experimental review of the advantages of utility-based research to lead judgements approximately what to profit; case reviews of computational versions during which studying is pushed through reasoning approximately studying targets; mental proof for human goal-driven studying; and the ramifications of goal-driven studying in academic contexts.The moment a part of the publication provides six place papers reflecting ongoing examine and present concerns in goal-driven studying. matters mentioned contain equipment for pursuing mental stories of goal-driven studying, frameworks for the layout of lively and multistrategy studying structures, and techniques for choosing and balancing the objectives that force learning.A Bradford publication

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J. Pazzani, editors, Concept Formation: Knowledge and Experience in Unsupervised Learning, 1991. © 1991 by Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc. Chapter 7, A. Ram and M. T. Cox, "Introspective Reasoning using Meta-Explanations for Multistrategy Learning," is reprinted with minor revisions from Machine Learning IV: A Multistrategy Approach, R. S. Michalski and G. Tecuci, editors, 1994. © 1994 by Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Inc. Chapter 8, M. desJardins, "Goal-Directed Learning: A Decision-Theoretic Model for Deciding What to Learn Next," is reprinted with minor revisions from Proceedings of the ML-92 Workshop on Machine Discovery, Ninth International Machine Learning Conference, pages 147-151, 1992.

Edu). D. in Education from the University of Toronto. She has served on the faculty at Simon Fraser University, and is now a consultant with Ng and Prosser Associates, a research and program evaluation firm. She is interested in applied cognitive psychology and computer-assisted language learning. Her address is: 6636 Sumas Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V5B 2V2. Melanie Njoo received her degree in Educational Psychology at the University of Leiden. O. Box 543, 3740 AM Baarn, The Netherlands.

Jaime Carbonell is a Professor of Computer Science and the Director of the Center for Machine Translation at Carnegie-Mellon University. D. degree in Computer Science from Yale University in 1976. He has edited or authored several books, four of them in machine learning and one in machine translation. He has served as chairman of SIGART (1983-1985), the special interest group on Al of the ACM, and is a founder and director of Carnegie Group Inc. His research interests span several areas of artificial intelligence, including: knowledge-based machine translation, machine learning, natural language processing, planning, and problem solving.

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