Toward conducting motivational interviewing with an on-demand clinician avatar for tailored health behavior change interventions

Christine L. Lisetti, Ugan Yasavur, Ubbo Visser, Naphtali Rishe

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Abstract

In this article we describe work-in-progress about the development of avatar-based personalized assistants that can delivered motivational interviewing health behavior change interventions, tailored to its specific users Our approach combines the latest progress in Embodied Conversational Agents (ECAs), believable agents, and dialog systems. We discuss how we use different platforms to aim at providing accessibility of personalized health assistant, anytime anywhere.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare and Workshops, PervasiveHealth 2011
Pages246-249
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
Event2011 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare and Workshops, PervasiveHealth 2011 - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: May 23 2011May 26 2011

Publication series

Name2011 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare and Workshops, PervasiveHealth 2011

Other

Other2011 5th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare and Workshops, PervasiveHealth 2011
CountryIreland
CityDublin
Period5/23/115/26/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Health Information Management
  • Health Informatics

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