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ALTCAI: Enabling the Use of Embodied Conversational Agents to Deliver Informal Health Advice during Wizard of Oz Studies / Maria J. Galvez Trigo, Martin Porcheron, Joy Egede, Joel E. Fischer, Adrian Hazzard, Chris Greenhalgh, Edgar Bodiaj, Michel Valstar

CUI 2021 - 3rd Conference on Conversational User Interfaces, Pages: 1 - 5

Swansea University Author: Martin Porcheron

DOI (Published version): 10.1145/3469595.3469621

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We present ALTCAI, a Wizard of Oz Embodied Conversational Agent that has been developed to explore the use of interactive agents as an effective and engaging tool for delivering health and well-being advice to expectant and nursing mothers in Nigeria. This paper briefly describes the motivation and...

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Published in: CUI 2021 - 3rd Conference on Conversational User Interfaces
ISBN: 978-1-4503-8998-3
Published: New York, NY, USA ACM 2021
Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3469595.3469621
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa57201
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Abstract: We present ALTCAI, a Wizard of Oz Embodied Conversational Agent that has been developed to explore the use of interactive agents as an effective and engaging tool for delivering health and well-being advice to expectant and nursing mothers in Nigeria. This paper briefly describes the motivation and context for its creation, ALTCAI's various components, and presents a discussion on its adaptability and potential uses in other contexts, as well as on potential future work on extending its functionality.
Keywords: embodied conversational agents, virtual human, wizard of oz
College: College of Science
Funders: Department for International Development
Start Page: 1
End Page: 5