persuasive computing and technology, health persuasion, affective model, virtual human coach, improving sleep habits
Persuasive technology can have a significant effect on people’s health. The sleep coach application is a persuasive technology that raises student’s awareness and attitudes towards getting a full night’s sleep (6- 9 hours) to be more positive. Students using the application to attempt changing their sleep patterns as a direct result of the application. NOTE: We will have the results of this research by the final camera-ready paper deadline. We are currently in the process of conducting the experiment.
Faculty of Applied Science & Technology (FAST)
© Cristina Ribeiro, Gaurav Mehrotra, Gregory Vey, Areej Alhothali, Chrysanne DiMarco
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Ribeiro, C., Mehrotra, G., Vey, G., Alhothali, A. and DiMarco, C. (2011). Improving Health Care with a Virtual Human Sleep Coach. Technical Report CS-2011-10, 2011.
Ribeiro, Cristina; Mehrotra, Gaurav; Vey, Gregory; Alhothali, Areej; and DiMarco, Chrysanne, "Improving Health Care with a Virtual Human Sleep Coach" (2011). Publications and Scholarship. 46.