BALANCING ADAPTIVE CONTENT WITH AGENTS - Modeling and Reproducing Group Behavior as Computational System

Harri Ketamo

Abstract

To ensure the quality of adaptive contents, there should be continuous testing during the development phase. One of the most important reasons to empirically test the content during the development phase is the balance of the adaptive framework. Empirical testing is time-consuming and in many cases several iterative cycles are needed. In 2007 we started to develop methods of testing in a computational test bench. The idea to speed up the production process was based on software agents that could behave like real user community. The study shows that we can construct very reliable artificial behaviour when comparing it to human behaviour in group level. On design phase’s usability tests, we are especially interested in group behaviour, not on single action etc., which means that the method suits for it’s purposes.

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Ketamo H. (2010). BALANCING ADAPTIVE CONTENT WITH AGENTS - Modeling and Reproducing Group Behavior as Computational System . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-674-025-2, pages 291-296. DOI: 10.5220/0002781502910296


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@conference{webist10,
author={Harri Ketamo},
title={BALANCING ADAPTIVE CONTENT WITH AGENTS - Modeling and Reproducing Group Behavior as Computational System},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2010},
pages={291-296},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002781502910296},
isbn={978-989-674-025-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - BALANCING ADAPTIVE CONTENT WITH AGENTS - Modeling and Reproducing Group Behavior as Computational System
SN - 978-989-674-025-2
AU - Ketamo H.
PY - 2010
SP - 291
EP - 296
DO - 10.5220/0002781502910296