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Emotional Multiagent Reinforcement Learning in Spatial Social Dilemmas

Chao Yu, Minjie Zhang, Fenghui Ren, Guozhen Tan
2015 IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems  
Social dilemmas have attracted extensive interest in the research of multiagent systems in order to study the emergence of cooperative behaviors among selfish agents.  ...  In particular, the spatial version of social dilemmas is considered to study the impact of local interactions on the emergence of cooperation in the whole system.  ...  Social dilemmas often arise in many situations in Multi-Agent Systems (MASs), e.g., file sharing in peer-to-peer (p2p) systems, load balancing/packet routing in wireless sensor networks and bandwidth allocation  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnnls.2015.2403394 pmid:25769173 fatcat:t5tyl2hqtbbs7ogcrjj5erjkpm

Examining Emotional Literacy Development Using a Brief On-Line Positive Psychology Intervention with Primary School Children

Jacqueline Francis, Tan-Chyuan Chin, Dianne Vella-Brodrick
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The aim is to examine if a brief online PPI effectively builds intentional emotional vocabulary use, and to discuss how on-line PPIs can be used in public health to improve young people's WL.  ...  Wellbeing literacy (WL) may be the missing ingredient required to optimally enhance or enable positive psychology intervention (PPI) effectiveness.  ...  Brief PPIs may be a useful piece in the puzzle.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17207612 pmid:33086643 pmcid:PMC7589636 fatcat:53dep66x5rgp5dckw7lx67mgkm

Human Computer Interaction Based HEMD Using Hand Gesture

A. Stenila, M.Merlin Asuntha
2017 International Journal of Advanced engineering Management and Science  
Diverse from conventional vision-based hand gesture recognition methods that use color-markers for hand detection, this system uses both the depth and color information from Webcam to detect the hand shape  ...  Hand gesture based Human-Computer-Interaction (HCI) is one of the most normal and spontaneous ways to communicate between people and apparatus to present a hand gesture recognition system with Webcam,  ...  Voice user interfaces (VUI) are used for speech recognition and synthesizing systems, and the emerging multi modal and gestalt User Interfaces (GUI) let humans to connect with personified character agents  ... 
doi:10.24001/ijaems.3.5.30 fatcat:vughjykgifccdnsvyh23rdsrfe

Guard against temptation: Intrapersonal team reasoning and the role of intentions in exercising willpower

Natalie Gold
2021 Noûs  
as a comprehensive concept of wellbeing, only as a significant constituent of it (Kahneman, 2003) .  ...  At one end of the spectrum, we recognise that they are timeslices of the same agent, in which case why wouldn't the later preferences completely override the earlier ones?  ... 
doi:10.1111/nous.12369 fatcat:j3pb6akmybbbfmzsc56i3l2zy4

An Intelligent Coaching Prototype for Elderly Care

Diogo Martinho, Vítor Crista, João Carneiro, Juan Manuel Corchado, Goreti Marreiros
2022 Electronics  
To do this, a coaching application is developed using both a cognitive virtual assistant to directly interact with the elderly person and provide feedback on his/her current health condition, and several  ...  Additionally, a set of simulations were performed to validate the proposed system in terms of the support and feedback provided to the user according to his progress, and through interactions with the  ...  • Agent Microservice-This microservice was developed in a previous study [29] and comprised a Multi-Agent System developed in Jade [31] with the definition of two main agents that communicate with  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics11030460 fatcat:x3ieg3sbtbfkfljeafny4j36bq

Counting the Cost of Global Warming

1993 Philosophical Books  
Complete utilitarianism values the total of wellbeing in the world. There are two ways the total can be increased. One is by extending or improving the life of an existing person.  ...  Instead of maximizing the total wellbeing of all generations, we apply a strictly concave transformation to the wellbeing of each generation, and maximize the total of the transforms. 28 This gives some  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-0149.1993.tb00518.x fatcat:iq6jjb24kbawxnzlwwlbrdzz5a

Social Robots in Hospitals: A Systematic Review

Carina Soledad González-González, Verónica Violant-Holz, Rosa Maria Gil-Iranzo
2021 Applied Sciences  
To this end, a systematic review was conducted using WoS and MEDLINE, and the results were exhaustive analyzed.  ...  Social robots are gaining prominence due to the advantages they offer; in particular, several of their main uses have proven beneficial during the pandemic.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11135976 fatcat:tdz637ic6zfexkqnvjb2xz2r7e

Wellbeing of mothers of children with "A-U-T-I-S-M" in Malaysia: An interpretative phenomenological analysis study

Kartini Ilias, Jeanette Hui Jean Liaw, Kim Cornish, Miriam Sang-Ah Park, Karen Jennifer Golden
2016 Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability  
Acknowledgements We would like to thank the organisations that posted the study flyer and the families who participated in this research.  ...  Funding The authors would like to acknowledge that this work was sup-  ...  All participants read a statement describing the study, signed a written consent form and completed a demographic questionnaire before the interview.  ... 
doi:10.3109/13668250.2016.1196657 fatcat:dtqgge4hlje3dcwtxii4p3z7ia

Framework for Patient Safety

Mohiuddin AK
2019 Pharmatutor  
Input control frameworks and quick audit of prescriptions, which can be performed with the help of a healing center drug specialist, are additionally useful.  ...  A perilous workplace, intricate or indistinct techniques, and deficient correspondence among human services staff, especially among specialists and medical attendants, have been distinguished as huge basic  ...  The use of potentially puzzling abbreviations, ie, qid, qod, qd, etc, is discouraged.  ... 
doi:10.29161/pt.v7.i2.2019.21 fatcat:3xh2woakejc7fodhl3fvieiauq

Another brick in the wall? A comment on Francesco Boldizzoni's The Poverty of Clio

Luis Bértola
2013 Economic History Research  
Debemos aplicar los mismos instrumentos de análisis a nuestra producción contemporánea.  ...  nomic History, are nowadays fluently using multi-dimensional approaches to development, in which belief systems, culture and values play an important role.  ...  I completely agree with the emphasis made by Boldizzoni about the changing culture, rationality, ways of behaviour, the forms of organization and the institutional constrains faced by agents through history  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ihe.2012.12.001 fatcat:5ftcx5n4tfdfro5jofrg6t5kem

GOAL: An eHealth Application for Rewarding Healthy Behaviour. The First Experiences of Older Adults

Stephanie Kosterink, Roos Bulthuis, Silke ter Stal, Aristodemos Pnevmatikakis, Sofoklis Kyriazakos, Andrew Pomazanskyi, Harm Akker
2019 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health  
During phase 4, subjects are invited to use GOAL by sending out a mass email to get people to sign up to GOAL for themselves.  ...  The results of phase 1, 2 and 3 of the evaluation (especially the suggestions by the target group) lead to several points of improvement for the GOAL system, to increase the adoption of this technology  ...  The GOAL project (H2020 project no. 731656). is an EC-funded project under the call ICT-24-2016: Gaming and gamification.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0007680900580066 dblp:conf/ict4ageingwell/Jansen-Kosterink19 fatcat:j4iach3ahzbp5eg4pns5mrfrsi

Multidomain Patient-Reported Outcomes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Exploring Person-Centered Perspectives to Better Understand Symptom Severity Scores

Jeffrey M. Lackner, James Jaccard, Charles Baum
2013 Value in Health  
Methods: Ninety-eight Rome-diagnosed patients with IBS completed the IBS-SSS and a single, global item of symptom severity (UCLA Symptom Severity Scale) at pretreatment baseline of a clinical trial funded  ...  Objectives: Patient-reported outcomes assessing multiple gastrointestinal symptoms are central to characterizing the therapeutic benefit of novel agents for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).  ...  the efficacy of a novel agent.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jval.2012.08.2207 pmid:23337220 pmcid:PMC3558994 fatcat:gfcbewk6avfd3ansuk6mqfis4q

Proactive Orientation and Individual Activism as Causes of Personal Achievement and Subjective Well-Being

Dmytro Khutkyy
2014 Social Science Research Network  
To examine the third hypothesis, a multiple group analysis in MPlus 6.12 was performed. The comparison of regression coefficients for the three world-system zones generated these findings.  ...  In this research the causal influences among proactive orientation, individual activism, personal achievement, and subjective well-being in the world as a whole and in three world-system zones based on  ...  It is a constant search of a balance between completeness and parsimony of measurement.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2459859 fatcat:jxsqctp7kvbg3hsl4hbrbtolci

Reinforcement Learning Approaches in Social Robotics

Neziha Akalin, Amy Loutfi
2021 Sensors  
In addition to a survey, we categorize existent reinforcement learning approaches based on the used method and the design of the reward mechanisms.  ...  Moreover, since communication capability is a prominent feature of social robots, we discuss and group the papers based on the communication medium used for reward formulation.  ...  [67] proposed a multi-robot system for providing services in a drinkingat-a-bar scenario.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21041292 pmid:33670257 pmcid:PMC7918897 fatcat:gh34qmglt5exjf3gcelmrvoxyu

Is man doomed to progress?

Claudia Senik
2008 Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization  
Using ten waves of the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey, a panel household survey rich in subjective variables, the analysis suggests that for a given total stock of inter-temporal consumption, agents  ...  ABSTRACT This paper is dedicated to the empirical exploration of the welfare effect of expectations and progress per se.  ...  Second, the mere fact of moving towards one's goals is also recognized as a source of wellbeing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2008.03.004 fatcat:3ajfrtecwbg3ldeg5kgbivay6a
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