publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Conference object . 2014

Autonomous e-coaching in the wild: Empirical validation of a model-based reasoning system

Kamphorst, B.A.; Klein, M.C.A.; van Wissen, A.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
Abstract
Autonomous e-coaching systems have the potential to improve people's health behaviors on a large scale. The intelligent behavior change support system eMate exploits a model of the human agent to support individuals in adopting a healthy lifestyle. The system attempts to identify the causes of a person's non-adherence by reasoning over a computational model (COMBI) that is based on established psychological theories of behavior change. The present work presents an extensive, monthlong empirical validation study (N=82) of eMate in which participants were coached in their everyday life -- using a mobile app and a website -- towards taking the stairs more often. Th...
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free text keywords: E-coaching, Model-based diagnostics, Decision support system, International (English), EHealth, Behavior change, Artificial Intelligence, Wijsbegeerte/Algemene Wetenschappen (WYSB), HCI
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Conference object . 2014

Autonomous e-coaching in the wild: Empirical validation of a model-based reasoning system

Kamphorst, B.A.; Klein, M.C.A.; van Wissen, A.;