ABSTRACT This paper describes a computational model for the implementation of causal learning in cognitive agents. The Conscious Emotional Learning Tutoring System (CELTS) is able to provide dynamic fine-tuned assistance to users. The integration of a Causal Learning mechanism within CELTS allows CELTS to first establish, through a mix of datamining algorithms, gross user group models. CELTS then uses these models to find the cause of users' mistakes, evaluate their performance, predict their future behavior, and, through a pedagogical knowledge mechanism, decide which tutoring intervention fits best.
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