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IKIS: AN INTELLIGENT KNOWLEDGE BASED TUTORING SYSTEM

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
4148
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
4148
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Microexpert Systems Inc
24007 Ventura Blvd - Ste 210 Calabasas, CA 91302
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: IKIS: AN INTELLIGENT KNOWLEDGE BASED TUTORING SYSTEM
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,960.00
 

Abstract:

IKIS, THE INTELLIGENT KNOWLEDGE BASED TUTORING SYSTEM, WILL BE AN INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEM FOR MAINTENANCE TRAINING. IT WILL MODEL AN IDEAL SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM UNDER STUDY. USING THAT MODEL AS A TEMPLATE FOR EVALUATING STUDENT PERFORMANCE, IKIS WILL INTERACT WITH THE STUDENT TO REINFORCE RIGHT ANSWERS AND INTERFERE IN A TIMELY FASHION TO CORRECT FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL ERROR, IN ORDER TO TEACH USERS TO GENERATE THEIR OWN MORE ACCURATE MODELS OF PROBLEM SOLVING, IKIS WILL BE FLEXIBLE, RESPONSIVE, AND STUDENT ORIENTED. IKIS WILL INTEGRATE DISTINCT EXPERT SYSTEMS TO MODEL THE SYSTEM UNDER STUDY, IDEAL AND OTHER PROBLEM SOLUTIONS, AND STUDENT RESPONSES. IKIS WILL RUN ON A MICROCOMPUTER, WILL UTILIZE TYPICAL RULE-BASED KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES, HAVE INFERENTIAL CAPABILITIES, AND INTERACT THROUGH A NATURAL LANGUAGE-LIKE INTERFACE. IN MODELLING STUDENT BEHAVIOR, IT WILL DRAW UPON PUBLISHED RESEARCH AND INTERVIEWS. IKIS SHOULD ULTIMATELY REDUCE THE COST, STRENGTHEN THE IMPRINT, AND INCREASE THE SPEED OF MAINTENANCE TRAINING. DURING PHASE I, THE SYSTEM WILL BE DESIGNED AND SPECIFIED AT THE SYSTEM LEVEL, AND THE CONCEPT FEASIBILITY DEMONSTRATED.

Principal Investigator:

Steven wright
8187095506

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Microexpert Systems Inc
21405 Devonshire Blvd - #219-2 Chatsworth, CA 91313

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No