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The Geranium System: Multimodal Conversational Agents for E-learning

  • David GriolEmail author
  • José Manuel Molina
  • Araceli Sanchis de Miguel
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 290)

Abstract

Many e-learning applications use conversational agents as means to obtain enhanced pedagogical results such as fostering motivation and engagement, incrementing significant learning and helping in the acquisition of meta-cognitive skills. In this paper, we present Geranium, a multimodal conversational agent that helps children to appreciate and protect their environment. The system, which integrates an interactive chatbot, provides a modular and scalable framework that eases building pedagogic conversational agents that can interact with the students using speech and natural language.

Keywords

Conversational agents multimodal interaction chatbots speech e-learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Griol
    • 1
    Email author
  • José Manuel Molina
    • 1
  • Araceli Sanchis de Miguel
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentCarlos III University of MadridLeganésSpain

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