Using Computational Agents to Motivate Diet Change

  • Chris Creed
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3962)


Computational agents which make use of behaviour change models have the potential to help motivate people to change problematic behaviour. The importance of emotion simulation in behaviour change agents is discussed, along with an overview of a behaviour change model (the Transtheoretical Model [1]) that computational agents can make use of. Experiments that will investigate these areas further (within a nutritional domain) are then described.


Transtheoretical Model Behaviour Change Technique American Dietetic Association Computer Agent Contemplation Stage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Creed
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  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceBirmingham UniversityBirminghamUK

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