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Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people.

Conference Proceeding
Mival, O., Cringean, S., & Benyon, D. (2004)
Personification technologies: developing artificial companions for older people. In CHI 2004 conference proceedings : Connect
This paper reports on the work of the UTOPIA project, a consortium of four Scottish universities concerned with technology issues for older people, focusing specifically on ar...

Wizard of Oz experiments for Companions.

Conference Proceeding
Bradley, J., Mival, O., & Benyon, D. (2009)
Wizard of Oz experiments for Companions. In Proceedings British HCI 2009, (313-317
Wizard of Oz experiments allow designers and developers to see the reactions of people as they interact with to-bedeveloped technologies. At the Centre for Interaction Design ...

PhotoPal: companionship, sharing and the digital echo.

Conference Proceeding
Mival, O., O'Keefe, B., Bradley, J., Roa-Seiler, N., & Benyon, D. (2007)
PhotoPal: companionship, sharing and the digital echo. In Proceedings of CHI Collocated Social Practices Surrounding Photos Workshop
This short paper introduces the research of the 14 partner, EU Framework 6 project, COMPANIONS. It focuses on the development of PhotoPal, a multimodal system harnessing the c...

Scenarios for Companions.

Conference Proceeding
Benyon, D. & Mival, O. (2007)
Scenarios for Companions. In Austrian Artificial Intelligence Workshop, Vienna, September 2008, 1-38
This paper is concerned with understanding the needs ofCompanion owners (the people formerly known as ‘users’) and in how thoserequirements can be represented, with the whole ...

Scenarios for Companions.

Book Chapter
Benyon, D., & Mival, O. (2013)
Scenarios for Companions. In Your Virtual Butler: the making of, 79-96. Springer Berlin / Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37346-6_8
This paper is concerned with understanding the needs of Companion owners (the people formerly known as ‘users’). The problem with developing technologies such as companions is...

Towards an Emotionally Intelligent Interaction Strategy for Multimodal Embodied Conversational Agents acting as Companions

Thesis
Roa Seïler, N. Towards an Emotionally Intelligent Interaction Strategy for Multimodal Embodied Conversational Agents acting as Companions. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/462318
Existing Human Computer Interaction (HCI) strategies are seriously limited by current technologies. These are neither sensitive nor accurate enough to respond to users’ emotio...

Robot companions for citizens: roadmapping the potential for future robots In empowering older people.

Conference Proceeding
Prescott, T. J., Epton, T., Evers, V., McKee, K., Hawley, M., Webb, T., …Dario, P. (2011)
Robot companions for citizens: roadmapping the potential for future robots In empowering older people. In Bridging Research in Ageing and ICT Development
The Future Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagship Candi- date "Robot Companions for Citizens" (RCC) proposes a transformative initiative, addressing a cross-domain grand scienti...

Critical companionship - the lived experience.

Book
Greggans, A., & Conlon, M. M. M. (2008)
Critical companionship - the lived experience. In A. Titchen, & B. McCormack (Eds.), Revealing Nursing Expertise Through Practitioner InquiryWiley-Blackwell

Dialogue, speech and images: the Companions project data set.

Conference Proceeding
Wilks, Y., Benyon, D., Brewster, C., Ircing, P. & Mival, O. (2007)
Dialogue, speech and images: the Companions project data set. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Language Resources and EvaluationISBN 2-9517408-4-0
This paper describes part of the corpus collection efforts underway in the EC funded Companions project. The Companions project is collecting substantial quantities of dialogu...

The COMPANIONS project, novel interactions and experiences.

Conference Proceeding
Mival, O. (2006)
The COMPANIONS project, novel interactions and experiences. In Proceedings of AISB2007

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