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A Dialogue-Act Taxonomy for a Virtual Coach Designed to Improve the Life of Elderly
This paper presents a dialogue act taxonomy designed for the development of a conversational agent for elderly. The main goal of this conversational agent is to improve life quality of the user by means of coaching sessions ...
Can Spontaneous Emotions be Detected from Speech on TV Political Debates?
Decoding emotional states from multimodal signals is an increasingly active domain, within the framework of affective computing, which aims to a better understanding of Human-Human Communication as well as to improve Human- ...
The EMPATHIC Project: Mid-term Achievements
(ACM Digital Library, 2019-08-18)
The goal of active aging is to promote changes in the elderly community so as to maintain an active, independent and socially-engaged lifestyle. Technological advancements currently provide the necessary tools to foster ...