Using Computational Agents to Motivate Diet Change
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 ) that computational agents can make use of. Experiments that will investigate these areas further (within a nutritional domain) are then described.
KeywordsTranstheoretical Model Behaviour Change Technique American Dietetic Association Computer Agent Contemplation Stage
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