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Autonomous Virtual Agents Learning a Cognitive Model and Evolving [chapter]

Toni Conde, Daniel Thalmann
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Our research focuses on the behavioural animation of virtual humans capable of acting independently. Our contribution is important because we present a solution for fast learning with evolution.  ...  In this paper, we propose a new integration approach to simulate an Autonomous Virtual Agent's cognitive learning of a task for interactive Virtual Environment applications.  ...  This research has been partially funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11550617_8 fatcat:2irgwdf7zrdhpd4jl43dhet3sa

Virtual Knowledge Brokering

Karen Hurtubise, Lisa Rivard, Léa Héguy, Jade Berbari, Chantal Camden
2016 Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions  
Special thanks to our colleagues, Noémie Cantin and Emmanuelle Carreau, who participated in the activities related to the community of practice.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors grateful to the physiotherapists who participated in this study, and especially to Ariane Lorange-Millette, Isabelle Demers and Julie Marier, our knowledge brokers.  ...  Frequencies and evolution of "context" subcodes FIGURE 4 . 4 Frequencies and evolution of "facilitation strategies" FIGURE 5 . 5 Thematic map of KB roles related to the PARiHS framework and andragogical  ... 
doi:10.1097/ceh.0000000000000101 pmid:27583995 fatcat:h57lraud2jfyroenavlzeeldae

Knowledge Mapping of Virtual Academic Communities: A Bibliometric Study Using Visual Analysis

Chunlai Yan, Hongxia Li
2020 Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems  
This study aims to provide a systematic and complete knowledge map for researchers in the field of virtual academic communities (VACs) and to help them quickly understand the key knowledge, evolution trends  ...  key scholars and highly cited literature; the document co-citation knowledge map and keyword clustering map show the research hotspots in VACs; the results of burst detection and disciplinary overlay  ...  The research was substantially supported by a project (19SKGH091) from the Chongqing Education Commission of China and project from the Open Fund of Research Centre of Enterprise Management.  ... 
doi:10.25046/aj050561 fatcat:rwqwis6hxjd3jh2wqrm3hoowca

Evolution and Development of Virtual Learning Communities based on a Visual Analysis

Junhong Sha, Kaiquan Chen, Shijun Dong
2018 Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Supported Education  
With the development of technology, communities are not restricted to the conception of geographical entities, virtual learning communities have gotten a lot of attention in the past decades.  ...  In this research, the evolution and development of virtual learning communities are interpreted by means of Citespace, a software which can extract keywords from articles indexed from specified database  ...  to ministry of education and the support of the undergraduate teaching reform program of Shandong Pro in 2016 which is named "Learnercentered Model to Explore Collaborative Learning Support".  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006694903690376 dblp:conf/csedu/ShaCD18 fatcat:7n4c3akar5ftbo6y46z2g6rxuu

Computational Qualitative Economics – Using Computational Intelligence for Andvanced Learning of Economics in Knowledge Society

Ladislav Andrasik
2015 Creative and Knowledge Society  
These are the reasons originating serious learning problems for students in the form of Virtual Environment because deeper understanding requires high level mathematical skills.  ...  AbstractIn economics there are several complex learning themes and tasks connected with them difficult for deeper understanding of the learning subject.  ...  Visualisation of the evolution helps us to see what kind of behaviour is realised in that one or another model evolution.  ... 
doi:10.1515/cks-2015-0011 fatcat:clpvjp33jresjktt23ailatloy

Facilitating virtual representation of CAD data through a learning based approach to conceptual database evolution employing direct instance sharing [chapter]

Awais Rashid, Peter Sawyer
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents a framework for a learning based approach to dynamically evolve the conceptual structure of a database in order to facilitate virtual representation of data in a CAD environment.  ...  The object model and the schema model are justified through several sample cases depicting the mapping from the object model to the schema model.  ...  We, however, scope our approach to make use of the knowledge inherent in engineering design data and use this knowledge for database evolution through semi-autonomous learning in a manner that will facilitate  ... 
doi:10.1007/bfb0054498 fatcat:ofgstxnranf3zib2xbdtzrqhs4

Toward Virtual Community Knowledge Evolution

Michael Bieber, Douglas Engelbart, Richard Furuta, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, John Noll, Jennifer Preece, Edward A. Stohr, Murray Turoff, Bartel Van De Walle
2002 Journal of Management Information Systems  
These tools, and the techniques developed around them, would enable members of a virtual community to learn from, contribute to, and collectively build upon the community's knowledge and improve many member  ...  The resulting Collaborative Knowledge Evolution Support System (CKESS) would provide an enhanced digital library infrastructure serving as an ever-evolving repository of the community's knowledge, which  ...  at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), the New Jersey Department of Transportation, and the New Jersey Commission of Science and Technology.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.2002.11045707 fatcat:dlf55k2qkja3laam2xzngqaxdm

The Development of Extended Reality in Education: Inspiration from the Research Literature

Xingrong Guo, Yiming Guo, Yunqin Liu
2021 Sustainability  
This paper uses bibliometric analysis to analyze the publication and citation trends of articles, prolific authors, institutions and countries, influential works, current topics, emerging trends, and knowledge  ...  structure to explore the overall productivity and XR research trends in the field of education for the period 1991–2021.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank the editor and reviewers for valuable suggestions and Stephen Laudig for revising efforts. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132413776 fatcat:nnreokw6qjdurgmszsqcmvuj7a

Information Systems and Knowledge Management in Virtual Learning Processes

Victor Hugo Medina García et al., Victor Hugo Medina García et al.,, TJPRC
2020 International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development  
systems that allow them to obtain, process, store and exchange that information, for the content of the Article in activities of the virtual learning process integrate information systems and knowledge  ...  Intangible assets are the resources or capacities that institutions have to modify their model of education, for which knowledge and information have been considered essential resources for its success  ...  , adaptations to the subject, evaluation, methodology, learning stages and knowledge of the results, in order to obtain an ideal virtual learning.  Organize: It is the activity that captures all the explicit  ... 
doi:10.24247/ijmperddec202091 fatcat:d6gsqgyskvgw3ccjatzrwf6lly

e-Learning quality assessment in higher education: A mapping study

Alberto Ortiz-López, Susana Olmos-Migueláñez, José Carlos Sánchez-Prieto
2020 Eighth International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality  
on the implementation of quality evaluation processes in the virtual environment and also trying to adapt reality to new learning environments.  ...  This research proposes a mapping study with the aim to find out the situation in which the research on quality evaluation in e-Learning in higher education finds itself.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has been partially funded by the Spanish Government Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the DEFINES project (Ref. TIN2016-80172-R).  ... 
doi:10.1145/3434780.3436602 fatcat:6twctj6tqrfytk47xv7h7cyqou

TRIZ Evolution of the Object-Oriented Programming Languages

Victor Berdonosov, Alena Zhivotova, Tatiana Sycheva
2015 Procedia Engineering  
In the series of "TRIZ Future" conferences [1] authors went through the problems of knowledge scope and learning time leading to educational contradiction.  ...  The main approach of solving them was the idea of systematic knowledge transferring. TRIZ gives ways to the realizing of the systematization found on the concept of the evolutionary knowledge.  ...  Also, usage of TRIZ-evolutionary map helps to considerably increase efficiency of studying by the systematization of knowledge, particularly knowledge in evolution of the object-oriented programming languages  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.12.411 fatcat:yaoj3ixdqra57lgnpsi5dz6oyq

The Use of Virtual Reality in Geo-Education

Nurzhanat Dalelovna Shakirova, Nidal Al Said, Svetlana Mihailovna Konyushenko
2020 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
Consequently, a significant impact of immersive technology's evolution on the demands on the e-learning quality can be noted.  ...  of the latest VR services (Google Earth, Apple Maps, My Way VR, The VR Muse-um of Fine Art).  ...  Acknowledgement We thank the research ethics committee at Aldar College University for the approval to conduct the research part related to Arab Emirates.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v15i20.15433 fatcat:7yv7whn2wrbqzizliwjyf7j6f4

The Challenge of Evaluating Virtual Communities of Practice: A Systematic Mapping Study

2020 Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management  
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents a study of Virtual Communities of Practice (VCoP) evaluation methods that aims to identify their current status and impact on knowledge sharing.  ...  Findings: The systematic mapping led to the conclusion that most of the approaches for VCoP evaluation do not consider the combination of data structured and unstructured metrics.  ...  to improve the performance of aspects related to knowledge sharing and domain evolution.  ... 
doi:10.28945/4505 fatcat:obyxf4ly6nbuzmcpalpbhrya4m

Mapping the Evolutions and Trends of Literature on Wayfinding in Indoor Environments

Hessam Ghamari, Ayyoob Sharifi
2021 European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education  
While spatial knowledge acquisition and cognitive maps are still dominant core areas, there are topics, such as signage, isovists, and the use of eye-tracking and virtual reality, that still need to be  ...  Similar co-occurrence analysis was used to understand how the intellectual base of the field has evolved over time and what the major themes are that have contributed to this evolution.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ejihpe11020042 pmid:34708826 pmcid:PMC8314368 fatcat:25iuq2vf75hefhal6lh6fj4yd4

Evolving Technologies for a Variety of Human Practices

Päivi Häkkinen
2013 Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments  
, user experiences of virtual and 3D environments, and location-based services, to name a few.  ...  The fact that virtually every facet of life in the 21 st century is imbued with technology is no revelation.  ...  On the basis of their review of the evolution of relevant media technologies and telepresence applications, particularly related to human sexuality, they offer suggestions for further research.  ... 
doi:10.17011/ht/urn.201305211719 fatcat:7m4h2czxcbdx7gfttua7xwxurm
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