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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 16

Position Papers of the 2018 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Estimation of Student Understandings from Pulse Wave Changes Caused by Load in Preparatory

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2018F124

Citation: Position Papers of the 2018 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 16, pages 38 ()

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Abstract. We propose a method to estimate whether student hold knowledge on the contents and tasks of the class, using cognitive load and mental load. We estimate the cognitive load of the student using a pulse wave and the pulse change.The mental load can be estimated from the activity of the autonomic nerve. In order to clarify student knowledge on course contents, we estimate student schemata from the load on the student.We conducted an experiment, preparing 2 kinds of tasks; S1 task can be answered with student schemata, while S2 task cannot be answered with student schema. Through the experiment using the proposed method, we classified tasks given to students into S1 tasks and S2 tasks.It was possible to estimate the student schemata from the standard deviation of the heart rate.This method makes it possible to figure out student understanding earlier than traditional knowledge measurement method.


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