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Computers and the Humanities

1989 Volume 23, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Introduction: Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Instruction

    Alan Bailin & Lori Levin

    Presents an overview of intelligent computer-assisted language instruction (ICALI) research as a type of artificial intelligence research. Outlines the components and kinds of ICALI systems.... More

    pp. 3-11

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  2. Syntactic Parsing: A Survey

    Alton F. Sanders & Ruth H. Sanders

    Identifies issues specific to syntactic parsing for intelligent computer-assisted language instruction (ICALI), including applications, types of input errors, characteristics of natural language,... More

    pp. 13-30

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  3. Semantic Processing for Communicative Exercises in Foreign-Language Learning

    George W. Mulford

    Outlines the history of semantically based programs that have influenced the design of computer assisted language instruction (CALI) programs. Describes early attempts to make intelligent CALI as... More

    pp. 31-44

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  4. Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Exploring Issues in Learning and Teaching Writing

    Christine M. Neuwirth

    Discusses the potential and the limitations of intelligent tutoring systems (ITS) in the teaching of writing. Outlines the goals and significance of research, and analyzes the pedagogical... More

    pp. 45-57

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  5. Using Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning

    Carol Chapelle

    Explores uses for intelligent courseware in language classrooms. Defines three types of intelligent systems: microworlds, intelligent grammar checkers, and intelligent tutoring systems. Explains... More

    pp. 59-70

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  6. On the Edge: Intelligent CALL in the 1990s

    John Underwood

    Examines the possibilities of developing computer-assisted language learning (CALL) based on the best of modern technology, arguing that artificial intelligence (AI) strategies will radically... More

    pp. 71-84

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