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A Multi-modal Virtual Coach for Behavior Change

Cruciani, Federico, Nugent, Chris, Cleland, Ian and McCullagh, Paul (2017) A Multi-modal Virtual Coach for Behavior Change. In: The 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’17), Jeju, Korea. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), United States. 1 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

Artificial Intelligence (AI) based voice virtualassistants are currently attracting a great deal of attention.Their emergence paves the way for new multi-modal naturalinterfaces that can be utilized for many purposes within smartenvironments, including facilitating behavior change. This workpresents a multi-modal pervasive virtual coach, complementingtext-based interaction via a mobile app with voice basedinteraction through a virtual assistant, with the ultimate goalof delivering behavior change intervention to promote physicalactivity among older adults within smart environments.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Poster)
Keywords:Virtual Coaching, Behaviour Change
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:38649
Deposited By: Mr Federico Cruciani
Deposited On:18 Sep 2017 08:55
Last Modified:07 Nov 2017 13:01

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