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Usability of the simulation for skill engineering, continued

We start with the assumption that we have a working simulation, and go through the questions we are trying to address with the simulation.

The second approach, a model of learning a skill

Using this kind of model we can focus on changes in the skilled behaviour due to a sequence of experiences. We can add to the list of questions.

  1. Can we customize the learning status and learning limits for an individual on a given skill?
  2. Can we simulate the changes in a skill due to specific input such as skill applications in a given context?
  3. Can we simulate skill decay due to lack of practice, and can be simulate skill improvements?
  4. Can we predict the state of a skill after a given number of practice sessions, and can we predict the number of practice sessions needed to reach a given skill performance level?
  5. Can we calculate the optimum type and sequence of practice sessions to reach a given skill level for a particular individual?

Availability of dynamic models of skills

There very few such models, and practically no experience in using them for skill engineering.