Jill Watson
Jill Watson
URL https://www.cc.gatech.edu/holiday/jill-watson
Cost Free
Address Atlanta (USA)
Year Created 2015
Type Academic - School
Audiences Post-secondary (18 years and over) and Teachers
Technologies Natural language processing
User count 0
Creators

Ashok Goel (Georgia Tech, College of Computing)

Description

Jill Watson is an AI teaching assistant that answers student questions in the online Knowledge-Based Artificial Intelligence course 24 hours a day.

Evolution
Tech Description

Semantic processing,
Automatically answers a range of common, frequently asked questions,
Automatically responds to student presentations.

Uses

Knowledge-Based Artificial Intelligence online course

Reasons

N/A

Managers
Strategies
Pros

Immediately answers questions from students,
Motivates and engages students,
Posts announcements,
Lets the teacher concentrate on important tasks.

Limitations

May give incorrect answers to infrequent questions.

Difficulties
Publications

Benedetto, L., Cremonesi, P., & Parenti, M. (2019). A virtual teaching assistant for personalized learning. arXiv preprint arXiv:1902.09289.