I got very good ideas of how an excellent poster should be

posted Jun 23, 2010, 3:57 PM by Jack Mostow   [ updated Jun 23, 2010, 4:04 PM ]
It was my first experience to represent a poster. Instruction provided by Jack Mostow was really helpful

to understand what is the purpose of a poster. However, participating in the poster presentation session

was something else. Specially watching how others advertise their posters and how they designed

posters (using pictures, colors and examples) to achieve this objective. I got very good ideas of how an

excellent poster should be. I remember an audience came to me and said “Ah, I like such posters that do

not have much texts!” and then started to talk with me.

Workshops, tutorials and paper presentations were also amazing. Learning how simple ideas can

contribute into a fruitful research in ITS domain. For example, how to teach by extracting texts from

books to generate dialogue between virtual agent, how to built an expert model for an intelligent

tutoring system using data driven approaches.

Another important aspect of this conference was comments that audiences gave me on my talk for my

paper presentation. For example, whether an argumentative ITS that uses my approach can be beaten

by the student, whether it is possible to apply other AI techniques to generate argumentative dialogue. I

really appreciate efforts made by the organizers that made possible to have such amazing and fruitful

conference.

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