Lifestyle Agent: The Chat-Oriented Dialogue System for Lifestyle Management

  • Hayaki Kawata
  • Kazuki Ookawara
  • Masahumi Muta
  • Soh Masuko
  • Jun’ichi Hoshino
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10507)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose Lifestyle Agent, which manages user’s lifestyle in a chat format. Lifestyle agent counsels users through chat and encourages the formation of motivation with the aim of improving users’ lifestyle habits. In an evaluation experiment, we had users experience chat examples with Lifestyle Agent and gained knowledge on dialogue planning to promote improvement of lifestyle habits.

Keywords

Lifestyle improvement Chat communication Rule-based dialogue management 

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Systems and Information EngineeringUniversity of TsukubaTsukuba-shiJapan
  2. 2.Rakuten, Inc., Rakuten Institute of TechnologySetagaya-kuJapan

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