Using Argumentation Schemes for a Persuasive Cognitive Assistant System

  • Ângelo Costa
  • Stella HerasEmail author
  • Javier Palanca
  • Jaume Jordán
  • Paulo Novais
  • Vicente Julian
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10207)


The iGenda framework is a cognitive assistant that helps care-receivers and caregivers in the management of their agendas. One of the problems detected in systems of this kind is the lack of user engagement. This engagement can be improved through the application of persuasion techniques in order to convince users to act in a specific way. According to this, this paper presents a new architecture that will allow the system to select and recommend activities that potentially best suits to the users’ interests based on argumentation techniques.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ângelo Costa
    • 2
  • Stella Heras
    • 1
    Email author
  • Javier Palanca
    • 1
  • Jaume Jordán
    • 1
  • Paulo Novais
    • 2
  • Vicente Julian
    • 1
  1. 1.D. Sistemas Informáticos y ComputaciónUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Centro ALGORITMI, Escola de EngenhariaUniversidade do MinhoGuimarãesPortugal

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