The application of interface agent to a health care system

T. Nishiyama, S. Murakami, R. Nakajima, K. Sawada, O. Katai
IEEE SMC'99 Conference Proceedings. 1999 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Cat. No.99CH37028)  
A novel human interface called "Interface Agent" is considered suitable for unskilled users of computers. This paper presents two types of interface agents and an interactive framework between the agents, and introduces an example applied to and realized in a health care system. One agent is "an avatar of unskilled users" that visually shows the users the certain conditions they are situated. The other is "a problemsolving agent" that has the domain knowledge on the problem regarding the users
more » ... egarding the users and a general knowledge on interaction among the two types of the agents. The problem-solving agent interacts with the users' avatar agent by making effective use of such knowledge and assists the users to solve the problem.
doi:10.1109/icsmc.1999.814185 fatcat:wdqeppmx5bhl7b3cftt7bz6k5q