An Always On Relational Agent for Social Support of Older Adults
Intelligent virtual and robotic agents capable of providing social, instrumental, and social network support to older adults living alone.
A relational agent that promotes breastfeeding among new mothers.
Just-in-Time Information for Exercise Adoption
An innovative automated portable exercise advisor system.
A RCT to Reduce Cardiopulmonary Re-hospitalizations
A conversational virtual nurse agent that conducts a bedside dialogue with patients immediately prior to hospital discharge.
Computer Agents to Promote Walking in Older Adults with Low Health Literacy
A Relational Agent for educating and motivating older adults and other individuals with low reading, health or computer literacy.
A Virtual Laboratory for Studying Long-Term Human-Computer Relationships
A five-year project to study how social interface agents can conduct very long-term interactions
Computational Models of Health Behavior Change Dialog
An ontology of concepts and task model that can be used to directly dirve a health counseling dialog planner.
Drugs don't work in patients who don't take them C. Everett Koop, MD
A home-based relational agent designed to promote antipsychotic medication adherence among patients with schizophrenia.
A Virtual Coach to Increase Physical Activity in Overweight Adults
A randomized trial to look into average step over a twelve week period using a FitSense ActiPed
Online Tailored Interventions & Relational Agents for Exercise and Sun Protection (Project RAISE)
a relational agent that is used in conjunction with a year-long, web-based intervention for physical activity promotion and ultraviolet radiation avoidance for cancer prevention.
Tinker: A Relational Guide for the Boston Museum of Science
A virtual museum guide agent named "Tinker" that uses human relationship-building behaviors to engage museum visitors
Automated Comforting by Relational Agents
An series of experiements to evaluate the ability of a relational agent to comfort users in stressful situations.
Pre-Surgery Counseling by Relational Agent
A relational agent to counsel patients on their options for anesthesia, including the risks and benefits of each.
Research Ethics and Safety Promoted by Embodied Conversational Technology (RESPECT)
A scalable, cost-effective, and sustainable patient-centered intervention to make it easier for people to search for research studies.
Health Document Explanation by Relational Agents
Developing models to allow a relational agent to effectively explain health documents to individuals with low health literacy.
Computer-Based Physical Activity Advice for Ethnic Minority Aging Adults
a Spanish-speaking relational agent that plays the role of an exercise coach to promote physical activity among older English and Spanish-speaking Latino adults.