use-revolution Digest, Vol 5, Issue 116
pixelbird at interisland.net
Thu Feb 12 16:51:35 CST 2004
> Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 04:37:45 -0500
> From: "Mathewson" <richmond at mail.maclaunch.com>
> Subject: Intelligent Agents......
> I am in the process of submitting a Master's proposal at
> the University if Abertay with a view to doing research
> into intelligent agents for teaching xTalk to
Interesting idea...have you looked at the PAN:
> I am at present looking for a copy of 'Eager', an IA
> developed for HyperCard........
At the above site (have fun) there is a page you might miss containing a
demo of expert systems:
...Also, somewhere in there is a reference to some stuff done with
CLIPS-like algorithms in Rev, but I haven't found them (I notice some
projects exist such that you'd never guess what they are by their name ;-))
...used by NASA and other government agencies since the '80's.
Also, although it's geared to building courseware without 'programming'
skills (meaning writing code I presume), there isn't any reason Preceptor
Tools couldn't be use to teach code, if you look it over:
Putting it all together for a Master's Thesis has all the earmarks of a
truly challenging project.
Let us know what you come up with.
Speaking of that, I think I'll post my own dream again.
All the best,
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