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Using Cognition and Learning to Improve Agents' Reactions [chapter]

Pedro Rafael Graça, Graça Gaspar
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Agents are able to evolve through an instance-based learning mechanism fed by the cognition process that allows them to improve their performance as they accumulate experience.  ...  ) point to the utility of a cognitive system that enables a form of learning, allowing the use of accumulated experience.  ...  Introduction Motivation Reaction, cognition and the ability to learn are among the most fundamental aspects of human behaviour.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44826-8_15 fatcat:zjz4j6cusvbbpd3wgabvzp67je

Toward Personalizing Alzheimer's Disease Therapy Using an Intelligent Cognitive Control System [chapter]

Hamdi Ben Abdessalem, Claude Frasson
2021 Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications  
This work is a continuation of our approach in which we propose a Limbic Agent able to monitor the interactions between the Neural Agent and patients' emotional reactions, learn from these interactions  ...  For this reason, our work focuses on relaxing subjective cognitive decline patients using virtual reality environments to improve their memory performance.  ...  Acknowledgments We acknowledge NSERC-CRD (National Science and Engineering Research Council Cooperative Research Development), Prompt, and BMU (Beam Me Up) for funding this work.  ... 
doi:10.3233/faia210077 fatcat:zpt7b4iz7bbbpixxy3a4olvabu


Leena Sakhare Vitthalrao
2018 Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics  
Nootropics compounds are one of the important categories of medicinal agents act as cognitive enhancers and neuroprotective. These agents mainly used to improve memory related functioning of brain.  ...  Drugs, nutraceuticals, supplements and functional foods may be used as nootropics agents to enhance concentration and memory.  ...  These conditions may be treated by using nootropic agents which help to improves learning abilities and memory.  ... 
doi:10.22270/jddt.v8i5-s.1940 fatcat:xwni22otqvaihj6h77lhku5ngq

Development of an Intelligent Agent based Manufacturing System

Hong-Seok Park, Ngoc-Hien Tran
2017 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence  
To carry out these characteristics, the paper presents a paradigm about intelligent agent, called the cognitive agent and using cognitive agents for adapting to disturbances such as tool wear, machine  ...  Modern manufacturing systems having the distributed control need autonomy and cooperation in solving problems of agents from agent technology, and cognitive capabilities for agents from cognitive technology  ...  allows the human being to improve the knowledge and skill to adapt to the changes.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006136704450450 dblp:conf/icaart/ParkT17 fatcat:j5wt732vo5cgdmwpeqzmrvdpm4

Interactive Learning and Adaptation for Robot Assisted Therapy for People with Dementia

Konstantinos Tsiakas, Cheryl Abellanoza, Fillia Makedon
2016 Proceedings of the 9th ACM International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments - PETRA '16  
In this paper, we present an adaptive cognitive music game designed to monitor and improve the attention levels of people with dementia.  ...  The goal of this game is to provide a customized protocol based on user needs and preferences, following the Reinforcement Learning (RL) framework.  ...  To conclude with, we proposed an interactive learning and adaptation framework for dynamically adaptive robot as-sisted therapy. We presented our use case, a cognitive music game.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2910674.2935849 fatcat:7mu27q5k4nd25btttcuwav3yke

Proposed Learning Agent for Reducing Different Mathematics Anxiety Levels

2018 Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences  
Animated Learning Agent Animated learning agent is a life-like character used as cognition tools to support student's learning by interacting with them.  ...  The affective dimension refers to nervousness and tension in testing situations and respective autonomic reactions, labelled as "emotionality" while cognitive dimension refers to concern about one's performance  ... 
doi:10.22587/ajbas.2018.12.8.18 fatcat:4qmmetdvqjacxjut2geapoal4a

An Adaptive and Interactive Agent Based ITS for Cognitive Skill Prediction and Improvement

Mrs. R. Gowri, Dr. S. Kanmani, M. Santhosh, S. Naresh
It uses different type of software agent to predict and improve the cognitive skill.  ...  This paper proposes an adaptive and interactive agent based intelligent tutoring system for cognitive ability realization and improvement (ITSCARE - Intelligent Tutoring System for Cognitive Ability Realization  ...  Game based learning in data structure is used to improve motivation among the students and to bring the interest on the subject.  ... 
doi:10.24297/ijct.v4i2c1.4179 fatcat:5xz7uymm4zallpcfjuiyurcykq

Investigating Effects of Metacognitive Strategies on Reading Engagement: Managing Globalized Education

Naihean HUO, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Yooncheong CHO
2020 International Journal of Industrial Distribution and Business  
, behavior, emotional, and cognitive engagement in global learning environment.  ...  Conclusions: This study provides managerial implications in higher education by providing better strategies to enhance learning skills in global context.  ...  Guthrie, Alao, and Rinehart (1997) argued that "engaged readers possessed desires to learn and used their best strategies for understanding and interpreting text to enhance that learning" (p. 439).  ... 
doi:10.13106/jidb.2020.vol11.no5.17 fatcat:sygosvxowbchri2yojjac2x2gu

Cognitive Adverse Effect of Electroconvulsive Therapy: Is It Preventable?

Zahiruddin Othman
2021 Zenodo  
Conclusion: While preventing the cognitive adverse effects of ECT is currently not attainable, using pharmacological agents/herbs have been found to confer beneficial effects in reducing cognitive impairment  ...  Results: Among the agents that have been shown to prevent cognitive adverse effects of ECT in humans include piracetam, naloxone, anesthetic agents, anticholinesterase drugs, memantine, thyroid hormones  ...  Anaesthetic agents It has been shown that the type of anesthetic agent used during ECT could help to reduce cognitive impairments after ECT.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5150963 fatcat:sf6xdlowp5b23dp27d3ulnngiq

Nicotinic treatment of Alzheimer's disease

Paul A Newhouse, Alexandra Potter, Megan Kelton, June Corwin
2001 Biological Psychiatry  
visual information and decrease errors in cognitive tasks, as well as improve accuracy and response time.  ...  Results from acute therapeutic trials with nicotine and novel nicotinic agents suggest that nicotinic stimulation in Alzheimer's disease patients can improve the acquisition and retention of verbal and  ...  R29-46625, GCRC M01-00109, Abbott Laboratories, SIBIA Neurosciences, and Japan Tobacco. The authors thank several anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0006-3223(00)01069-6 pmid:11230878 fatcat:olbtdmcnyzcpflbsqiyxevpv7q

Learning Mechanisms for a Tutoring Cognitive Agent

Usef Faghihi, Daniel Dubois, Roger Nkambou
2007 Seventh IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2007)  
They are meant to allow the ITS discover regularities (frequent situations and contexts), and improve its reaction time.  ...  We describe two fundamental learning mechanisms implemented in a cognitive autonomous agent, CTS (Conscious Tutoring System).  ...  Introduction An adaptive cognitive software agent should possess, among others, two human-like types of learning mechanisms: Learning of regularities (environmental or otherwise contextual), and new procedures  ... 
doi:10.1109/icalt.2007.176 dblp:conf/icalt/FaghihiDN07 fatcat:vxe2a5ojerfs7landtqwd73vsy


Joaquín Pérez, Eva Cerezo, Francisco J. Serón
2016 Proceedings of the International Workshop on Social Learning and Multimodal Interaction for Designing Artificial Agents - DAA '16  
This allows the ECA to take into account features needed for social interaction such as learning and emotion management.  ...  The architecture makes it possible to influence and modify the behavior of the agent depending on the feedback received from the user and other information from the environment, allowing the ECA to achieve  ...  We want to thank Carlos Bobed and Eduardo Mena for the design and development of the SENED module.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3005338.3005340 dblp:conf/icmi/MarcoCS16 fatcat:ri6hny44ineazbtuwglojsy6oy

User-Centered Design of a Teachable Robot [chapter]

Erin Walker, Winslow Burleson
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We explore this integration using a tangible teachable agent paradigm, where students teach a robot about geometry concepts.  ...  Robotic learning environments may benefit if combined with intelligent tutoring technologies, but it is unclear how best to integrate the two types of systems.  ...  Thanks to Ruth Wylie and the GALLAG group at ASU.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30950-2_30 fatcat:vpexg7bksva65oj6oq35xypnnq

Apocynin ameliorates cognitive deficits in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

L. Xianchu, L. Kang, D. Beiwan, P. Huan, L. Ming
2021 Bratislava Medical Journal  
The aim was to investigate the improvement properties of apocynin and its potential mechanism on diabetes-associated cognitive decline.  ...  Concomitantly, apocynin also statistically enhanced Nrf-2 and HO-1 protein expression to improve DACD.  ...  Moreover, apocynin notably regulated Bax/Bcl-2 ratio to improve apoptosis in hippocampus of diabetic rats. Discussion Apocynin was widely used as a traditional agent in medicine.  ... 
doi:10.4149/bll_2021_010 pmid:33393325 fatcat:owpyp7yrxrg2nlncyac7hwnjcm

A multi-agent architecture for an ITS with multiple strategies [chapter]

Thierry Mengelle, Claude Frasson
1996 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We describe a general architecture for actors, and illustrate it in the context of a new strategy : learning by disturbing.  ...  Such agents are able to play different pedagogical roles, consequently, we called them actors.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been supported by the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Science, and Technology (MICST) under the Synergy program of the Government of Québec.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bfb0022596 fatcat:zjd4h6ykxncxrpdgup3vnzyoou
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