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The EMPATHIC Project: Building an Expressive, Advanced Virtual Coach to Improve Independent Healthy-Life-Years of the Elderly

  title={The EMPATHIC Project: Building an Expressive, Advanced Virtual Coach to Improve Independent Healthy-Life-Years of the Elderly},
  author={Luisa Brinkschulte and Natascha Mariacher and Stephan Schl{\"o}gl and M. In{\'e}s Torres and Raquel Justo and Javier Mikel Olaso and Anna and Esposito and Gennaro Cordasco and G{\'e}rard Chollet and Cornelius Glackin and C. Pickard and Dijana Petrovska – Delacretaz and Mohamed Amine and Hmani and Aymen Mtibaa and Ana{\"i}s Fern{\'a}ndez and Daria Kyslitska and Bego{\~n}a and Fernandez-Ruanova and Jofre Tenorio-Laranga and Mari Aksnes and Maria and Stylianou Korsnes and Miriam Reiner and Fred Lindner and Olivier and Deroo and Olga B. Gordeeva},
This paper outlines the EMPATHIC Research & Innovation project, which aims to research, innovate, explore and validate new interaction paradigms and platforms for future generations of Personalized Virtual Coaches to assist elderly people living independently at and around their home. Innovative multimodial face analytics, adaptive spoken dialogue systems, and natural language interfaces are part of what the project investigates and innovates, aiming to help dependent aging persons and their… 

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