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The goal of the Integrating Human and Automated Tutoring (IHATS) project is to build models that predict which students will use human tutoring, when they will use human tutoring, and which human tutoring interactions will produce the greatest learning. IHATS proposes using a recommender system within an AI classifier system which lets the student know when it is time to approach a human for assistance.


Toward Intelligent Instructional Handoffs Between Humans and Machines

2016; NIPS, Neural Information Processing Systems; Ritter, S.; Fancsali, S.E.; Yudelson, M.; Rus, V.; Berman, S.
We describe preliminary results of the Integrating Human and Automated Tutoring Systems (IHATS) Project, the goal of which is to leverage a unique dataset containing information about student usage of both an automated tutoring system for algebra as well as...