Providing Language Instructor with Artificial Intelligence Assistant

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K. Pietroszek (2007)
  • Publisher: Kassel University Press
  • Journal: International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) (issn: 1863-0383)
  • Subject: artificial intelligence | intelligent tutoring systems | tele-learning | Education | L | Information technology | T58.5-58.64

Abstract—This paper presents the preliminary results ofdeveloping HAL for CALL, an artificial intelligenceassistant for language instructor. The assistant consists of achatbot, an avatar (a three-dimensional visualization of thechatbot), a voice (text-to-speech engine interface) andinterfaces to external sources of language knowledge. Sometechniques used in adapting freely available chatbot for theneed of a language learning system are presented.Integration of HAL with Second Life virtual world isproposed. We will discuss technical challenges and possiblefuture work directions.
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