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Building Emic-Based Cultural Mediations to Support Artificial Cultural Awareness

  • Jean Petit
  • Jean-Charles Boisson
  • Francis Rousseaux
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Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 134)

Abstract

Recently, studies about culturally-intelligent systems have arisen to manage digitized cultural diversity. The current systems possess an artificial awareness of cultures by mediating them through representations. Coming from an etic approach, these universal representations facilitate the mediation of different cultures but limit their understanding and thus, prevent the development of an higher degree of awareness. In this research, we propose a methodology to construct artificial cultural awareness from emic-based representations. We tested the latter through an experiment on the domain of ‘abortion’ with the Pro-Choice and Pro-Life communities.

Keywords

Culturally-Aware systems Culturally-intelligent systems Artificial cultural awareness Prototypical cultural models Cultural ontologies Cultural mediations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Petit
    • 1
  • Jean-Charles Boisson
    • 2
  • Francis Rousseaux
    • 3
  1. 1.Capgemini Technology ServicesSuresnesFrance
  2. 2.CASH Team, CReSTIC Laboratory (EA 3804)University of Reims Champagne-ArdenneReimsFrance
  3. 3.MODECO Team, CReSTIC Laboratory (EA 3804)University of Reims Champagne-ArdenneReimsFrance

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