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ATAL
2008
Springer
13 years 7 months ago
An embodied conversational agent as a lifestyle advisor
Persistent Embodied Conversational Agents (ECA) can be used to assist users in their daily activities. We introduce the Health and Fitness Companion (HFC), which is a conversation...
Cameron Smith, Daniel Charlton, Li Zhang, Marc Cav...
FLAIRS
2008
13 years 7 months ago
Humanoid Agents as Hosts, Advisors, Companions, and Jesters
Humanoid agents can serve in a variety of activities ranging from hosts, to advisors and coaches, to teachers and to humous companions. This paper explores recent research in huma...
Candace L. Sidner
CHI
2005
ACM
14 years 5 months ago
Acceptance and usability of a relational agent interface by urban older adults
This study examines the acceptance and usability of an animated conversational agent designed to establish longterm relationships with older, mostly minority adult users living in...
Timothy W. Bickmore, Lisa Caruso, Kerri Clough-Gor...
ATAL
2008
Springer
13 years 7 months ago
A 'companion' ECA with planning and activity modelling
In this paper, we describe the development of an Embodied Conversational Agent (ECA) implementing the concept of a companion, i.e. an agent supporting the persistent representatio...
Marc Cavazza, Cameron Smith, Daniel Charlton, Li Z...