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Experimental Studies of Integrated Cognitive Systems

Published

Author(s)

P Langley, Elena R. Messina

Abstract

In this paper, we examine the issues that arise in the experimental study of integrated cognitive systems. We review the reasons why such artifacts are dicult to evaluate, then consider some dependent measures that can be used to characterize their behavior. Next we discuss independent variables that can in uence this behavior, in particular features of the domain and characteristics of the system, including its knowledge and experience. We then turn to domains and testbeds that support experiments with such systems, giving examples of some promising candidates. We conclude with a discussion of the scienti c goals of experimentation, which involve understanding the mapping from domain and system characteristics onto behavior.
Conference Dates
August 24-26, 2004
Conference Location
Gaithersburg , MD, USA
Conference Title
2004 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) Workshop

Keywords

cognitive systems, intelligent systems, performance evaluation, Performance Metrics, performance metrics, Robotics & Intelligent Systems

Citation

Langley, P. and Messina, E. (2004), Experimental Studies of Integrated Cognitive Systems, 2004 Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS) Workshop, Gaithersburg , MD, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=822518 (Accessed February 25, 2024)
Created August 25, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021