IKIS: AN INTELLIGENT KNOWLEDGE BASED TUTORING SYSTEM

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$49,960.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
4148
Agency Tracking Number:
4148
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
21405 Devonshire Blvd - #219-2, Chatsworth, CA, 91313
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
STEVEN WRIGHT
(818) 709-5506
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
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.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

Agency Micro-sites


SBA logo

Department of Agriculture logo

Department of Commerce logo

Department of Defense logo

Department of Education logo

Department of Energy logo

Department of Health and Human Services logo

Department of Homeland Security logo

Department of Transportation logo

Enviromental Protection Agency logo

National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo

National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government