Sabine Schwammer's research while affiliated with Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt and other places

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Background: Retirement is recognized as a factor influencing the ageing process. Today, virtual health coaching systems can play a pivotal role in supporting older adults' active and healthy ageing. This study wants to answer two research questions: (1) What are the user requirements of a virtual coach (VC) based on an Embodied Conversational Agen...


... The European AgeWell project [29] focused on developing an Embodied Conversational Agent (ECA) to support young seniors age actively and healthily. For this purpose, an ECA/virtual coach was developed in the form of an avatar running on a smartphone [30,31]. In addition, a robot was implemented for training purposes, including training in the use of the ECA. ...