An algorithm for domain knowledge base acquisition in an intelligent tutoring system : Japanese transliteration rules
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This article describes an algorithm for developing a domain knowledge base that is used in a Japanese language intelligent tutoring system. The domain knowledge represents a model of the expertise that a student must acquire in order to be proficient at reading one of the distinct orthographies of Japanese, known as katakana. Whereas the effort required to memorize the relatively few katakana symbols and their associated pronunciations is not prohibitive, a major difficulty in reading katakana is associated with the phonetic modifications which occur when English words which are transliterated ...