Knowledge spaces: theories, empirical research, and by Dietrich Albert, Josef Lukas

By Dietrich Albert, Josef Lukas

In keeping with the formal suggestion of "knowledge constructions" initially proposed by way of Jean-Claude Falmagne and Jean-Paul Doignon, this e-book comprises descriptions of methodological advancements and experimental investigations in addition to purposes for numerous wisdom domain names. The authors deal with 3 major themes: * theoretical concerns and extensions of Doignon & Falmagne's concept of data constructions; * empirical validations of particular challenge kinds and data domain names, resembling sentence comprehension, challenge fixing in chess, inductive reasoning, easy mathematical reasoning, and others; and * software of data constructions in numerous contexts, together with wisdom evaluate, clever tutoring structures, and motor studying. in contrast to so much different techniques within the literature in cognitive psychology, this e-book offers either a rigorous mathematical formula of knowledge-related mental options and its empirical validation via experimental information.

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A slightly different method is based simply on counting the frequencies of all possible patterns in large empirical data sets. If the observed frequency for a particular pattern exceeds a specified limit, then this pattern is taken to be admissible. This Page 8 method is demonstrated for example by Falmagne (1989), Müller and Regenwetter (1991), and Villano (1991). Obviously, it is feasible only in situations with few problems and large data sets. A second method of establishing K is to ask experts in or teachers of the knowledge domain about the difficulty structure of the problems.

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