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Intelligent Virtual Agents: 14th International Conference, by Timothy Bickmore, Stacy Marsella, Candace Sidner

By Timothy Bickmore, Stacy Marsella, Candace Sidner

This ebook constitutes the complaints of the 14th foreign convention on clever digital brokers, IVA 2014, held in Boston, MA, united states, in August 2014. The 14 complete and 24 brief papers provided have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from seventy eight submissions. moreover, the amount comprises 25 demo and poster papers which have been on show through the convention. The papers disguise many features of clever digital agent concept and alertness with a distinct concentrate on their use in healthcare.

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With Subtle and SSS we have created Filipe, a virtual agent, implemented over SSS. Moreover, we have used this system to answer OOD requests asked by real users to Edgar Smith, a virtual butler operating in Monserrate palace. Although much work still needs to be done regarding the subtle corpus and SSS, the fact is that several questions that the butler was unable to deal with can now be successfully answered; moreover, some answers given by Filipe are extremely interesting, if we consider that his developers did not have to hand-craft them.

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