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Lee, Quentin (author)
The state-of-the-art shows the potential of chatbots and other Machine Learning (ML) models to perform many tasks of high quality. Especially chatbots are already used by many companies to assist their customer service. However, chatbots will likely never be able to perform all tasks perfectly. Therefore, it is still the question whether such a...
master thesis 2022
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Cromjongh, Robin (author)
Police officers are exposed to many potentially traumatising and stressful situations, but they do not always find the right mental health help they need. In this thesis, conversational agent Robyn is developed to help officers keep an eye on their mental well-being and find help when needed. An evaluation approach is also presented. The...
master thesis 2022
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Yuan, Rui (author)
Mental disorders are now becoming prevalent illnesses. More than 1 billion people globally were affected by mental and addictive disorders in 2016, which caused 7% of all global burden of disease (Rehm & Shield, 2019). Among those mental disorders, anxiety disorders and depression rank at the top. GAD is the most common...
master thesis 2022
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van Dis, Martijn (author)
This research focuses on the effects of the socio-technical boundary conditions on the success of chatbot implementation in organizations. To do so, different actor perspectives on "successful implementation" are explored and 33 boundary conditions are proposed. The findings suggest that satisfying the boundary conditions has a positive effect...
master thesis 2022
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Degachi, Chadha (author)
Increased levels of user control and feedback incorporation in learning systems is commonly cited as good AI development practice. However, the evidence as to the exact effect of perceived control over trust in these systems is mixed. This study investigates the relationship between different dimensions of trust and perceived control in...
master thesis 2022
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Aretz, Nadyne (author)
The increase in health problems due to smoking or lack of physical activity has created the incentive to develop a virtual coach to help people with smoking cessation and increase physical activity. In this study, a mixed-methods analysis (thematic analysis, quantitative analysis, and a literature study) was carried out to find out what the...
bachelor thesis 2022
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Ali, Mahira (author)
Seeing the virtual coach as a friend is beneficial as it increases the motivation, confidence, and perseverance of the accompanying. Here, an investigation has taken place to what characteristics the virtual coach must possess to establish this friendly relationship. Thus, the main research question is: What are the reasons for seeing the...
bachelor thesis 2022
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Dechering, Jaap (author)
As guided interventions are seen as more effective compared to unguided interventions and because the use of eHealth applications is rising over the years, the need to study the effects of a virtual coach as a substitute for guided interventions was created. A virtual coach does not cost as much time and money as a real coach and would thus be...
bachelor thesis 2022
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Eijkelkamp, Charlotte (author)
A decrease in wellbeing worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic called for ways to assess wellbeing in a scalable and adequate manner. Conversational User Interfaces (CUIs) seem suitable, however, applying them optimally in certain contexts remains a challenge. This study aims to find ways to make CUIs more engaging and have a better experience...
bachelor thesis 2022
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Hizli, Beyza (author)
Lack of physical activity is one of the main risk factors for the development of cardiovascular diseases. Although most people are aware of the risks of this poor health behavior, they have a hard time improving this behavior. Goal-setting is an effective step in the process of changing behavior. It can motivate a person and help them to remain...
master thesis 2022
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Kapadia, Mihir (author)
Emotion Recognition is one of the vastly studied areas of affective computing. Attempts have been made to design emotion recognition systems for everyday settings. The ubiquitous nature of Intelligent voice assistants (IVAs) in households, make them a great anchor for the introduction of emotion recognition technology to consumers. The existing...
master thesis 2022
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Grundmann, Sharon (author)
Around the world, child helplines through their services provide a safe and confidential space for children to be heard and empowered. The Dutch Kindertelefoon is one of such helplines providing counselling services to children via call and chat all year round. In this thesis, we explore the design of a conversational agent for training...
master thesis 2022
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Albers, N. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Penfornis, Kristell M. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author)
Background<br/>Despite their increasing prevalence and potential, eHealth applications for behavior change suffer from a lack of adherence and from dropout. Advances in virtual coach technology provide new opportunities to improve this. However, these applications still do not always offer what people need. We, therefore, need a better...
journal article 2022
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Wessel, Mairieli (author), Gerosa, Marco Aurélio (author), Shihab, Emad (author)
Software bots are becoming increasingly popular in software engineering (SE). In this tutorial, we define what a bot is and present several examples. We also discuss the many benefits bots provide to the SE community, including helping in development tasks (such as pull request review and integration) and onboarding newcomers to a project....
conference paper 2022
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Bulygin, D. (author)
In recent years, conversational agents (CAs) have been receiving more attention as tools for collecting data through qualitative interviews. The problem is we know little about how CAs affect both the interviewees and interviewers. This PhD project is dedicated to studying how to evaluate CA-mediated interviews and their effects on...
conference paper 2022
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Qiu, S. (author)
Crowdsourcing has become a standard approach for the collection of the human input required by scientists and practitioners alike to execute their experiments, or to train, control, and verify the behavior of their intelligent systems. Despite years of successful research and industrial application, how to improve the engagement and satisfaction...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Shah, Priyanka (author)
The research on “Accelerating twin transitions through a liminal strategy”, with Barco explores the topic of customer centric sustainability. It addresses the problem of “How might we span the distance between representatives of Barco and the end customers (in the context of sustainability)?“. The proposed solution is a liminal strategy ...
master thesis 2021
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Khot, Rucha (author)
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy that include gestational hypertension are seen to complicate pregnancies worldwide. Even if hypertension resolves postpartum, these women are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular issues in the future. So, they are recommended lifelong lifestyle changes that include making adjustments to their diet...
master thesis 2021
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Jansen, Jesse (author)
Conversational agents are being used more often. Many conversational agents have been designed to make them more humanlike to increase the engagement of the user. This research is looking into a couple of aspects of anthropomorphism to determine whether these aspects improve the engagement of the users. These aspects are typos with time delay...
bachelor thesis 2021
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Lerer, Bar (author)
This study aims to examine the effect of dynamically aligning the conversation style to the user’s preference in a conversational agent environment. We suggest a technique to identify the user’s preferred conversation style, by scoring statements based on their writing style. We designed a within-subject experiment intended to measure the user...
bachelor thesis 2021
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