The Development of an Ontology for Reminiscence

  • Collette Curry
  • James O’Shea
  • Keeley Crockett
  • Laura Brown
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7934)


The research presented in this paper investigates the construction and feasibility of use of an ontology of reminiscence in a conversational agent (CA) with suitable reminiscence mechanisms for non-clinical use within a healthy aging population who may have memory loss as part of normal aging and thereby improve subjective well-being (SWB).


ontology reminiscence conversational agent gerontology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Collette Curry
    • 1
  • James O’Shea
    • 1
  • Keeley Crockett
    • 1
  • Laura Brown
    • 1
  1. 1.Manchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK

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