Building an Interactive Caring Agent for Students in Computer-based Learning Environments

@article{Lee2007BuildingAI,
  title={Building an Interactive Caring Agent for Students in Computer-based Learning Environments},
  author={Tzung-Yi Lee and Chih-Wei Chang and Gwo-Dong Chen},
  journal={Seventh IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2007)},
  year={2007},
  pages={300-304}
}
Feeling cared for has important influence on physiology, cognition and emotional states. It plays a very crucial role in education and medical professions to help people deal with emotional problems. In this paper, we present an interactive caring agent which uses facial expressions, hand gestures, body movements, and social dialogue to show empathy and active listening for interacting with students in a learning system. The caring agent would listen to learners' social and affective needs… CONTINUE READING
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