Accession Number : ADA133256

Title :   MENO-II: An AI-Based Programming Tutor.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : YALE UNIV NEW HAVEN CT DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s) : Soloway,Elliot ; Rubin,Eric ; Woolf,Beverly ; Bonar,Jeffrey ; Johnson,W Lewis

PDF Url : ADA133256

Report Date : Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : MENO-II is a computer-based tutor intended to help novices learning to program in Pascal. The BUG-FINDing component attempts to find non-syntactic bugs in a student's program. It draws on a database of 18 common bug types, represented as templates, and attempts to match these templates against its analysis of the student's program. The TUTORing component then attempts to infer the misconception that might underlie the bug and present the student with remedial instruction. We tested the BUG-FINDing component in a classroom setting: we report here on an analysis of the system's performance. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Computer programming, *Man machine systems, *Interactions, *Message processing, *Teaching machines, Templates, Computer programs, Artificial intelligence, Performance(Engineering), Students, Setting(Adjusting), Schools

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE