• Eve : an affect-sensitive pedagogical agent 

      Fourie, Leon; Overmyer, Scott; Shanbehzadeh, Jamshid; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Alexander, Samuel T.V. (Global Business and Technology Association, 2014-07)
      Easy with Eve is an affect-sensitive tutoring system that features Eve, an animated pedagogical agent that adapts to student emotion based on the results of an observational study of human tutors. This paper presents the ...
    • Improved learning through peer tutoring in a declarative programming course 

      Alexander, Samuel T.V.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Global Business and Technology Association, 2014-07)
      A method of peer tutoring was used and evaluated in an introductory programming course in Haskell. Students were paired on the basis of skill level with pairings opposite those suggested by the existing literature. This ...
    • Interfaces that adapt like humans 

      Alexander, Samuel T.V.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Springer, 2004)
      Whenever people talk to each other, non-verbal behaviour plays a very important role in regulating their interaction. However, almost all human-computer interactions take place using a keyboard or mouse – computers are ...

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