Intelligent Agent and Virtual Game to support education in e-health

Enrica Pesare, Teresa Roselli, Veronica Rossano
2015 Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems  
The education in e-health play an important role in particular in context of chronic diseases. The empowerment process aims at enhancing the patient knowledge and skills in order to allow them to be aware of their health status. The paper presents a serious game that is addressed to young children with type I diabetes and uses the coaching strategy. The coach has been designed and developed as an Intelligent Agent using a knowledge base about the diabetes intervenes to suggest the best action
more » ... do or to correct wrong behaviours. A first pilot test was conducted to measure the learning effectiveness and usability of the game. The results were promising. Virtual game; Intelligent game; Serious game; Coaching strategy. I.
doi:10.18293/dms2015-035 dblp:conf/dms/PesareRR15 fatcat:jczdipb2rfggpaj7qinrgmq7gq