A Multi-modal Virtual Coach for Behavior Change

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages1
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 17 May 2017
EventThe 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’17) - Jeju, Korea
Duration: 17 May 2017 → …

Conference

ConferenceThe 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’17)
Period17/05/17 → …

Keywords

  • Virtual Coaching
  • Behaviour Change

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