QMaPS: Qualitative Reasoning for Simulation Learning Environments

Wouter van Joolingen

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Describes QMaPS (Qualitative Matching and Prediction system for Simulations), a qualitative reasoning system designed to function as a module in exploratory simulation learning environments. Highlights include a hierarchical organization of variables; multilevel relation typology; modeling of physical and conceptual domain structures; an instantiation mechanism; and matching learner and conceptual models.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-199
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of artificial intelligence in education
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

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