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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 Orcid Logo, 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 Orcid Logo

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