Applicability of Sudoku game for building the cognitive model of a student for career assessment - an analytical study

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    Career assessment helps a student understand how a variety of personal attributes (i.e., academic record, aptitudes, skills, preferences, motivations, etc.) impact his/her successful professional career and satisfaction. The professional life of a student is very much dependent on the initial choice of the career that the student would like to pursue. Nowadays, during job recruitment process, a student is assessed based on IQ tests, Verbal tests, Reasoning tests, etc. Every student has some psychological factors (i.e., decision-making, patience & perseverance, logical thinking, learning ability, etc.) that are not considered during these tests. As a result, some students may not lead successful careers in future. There are a very few ways to assess those psychological factors of a student and one such way is through Game playing. Through an analytical study, it was found that "Sudoku" is the best game to assess psychological factors, especially decision-making power, of a student. The authors proposed an Expert system that conducts Sudoku game for a student, assesses various psychological factors, builds a cognitive model of the student and provides career assessment.

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    Career Assessment; Cognitive Model; Expert System; Sudoku Game; Psychological Factors.

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Article ID: 9479
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i1.1.9479

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