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Coordinator and Principal Investigator: Ginevra Castellano

UOB will act as project coordinator. The UOB team will be leading research on the design of learning scenarios and pedagogical interventions for the EMOTE tutors and on the design and development of a computational framework for affect recognition and learner modelling. More

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Principal Investigator: Ana Paiva

The GAIPS group at INESC-ID will be responsible for leading the project on the creation of empathic behaviours in the tutors and for contributing to the integration of the tutor’s components. GAIPS will also be involved in the evaluation of the empathic tutors, in the context of the scenario developed in Portuguese schools. More


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Principal Investigator: Ruth Aylett

In EMOTE HWU will act as WP leaders for WP6. They will also develop the dialogue system in WP5 and will contribute to WP2 and WP7. More


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Principal Investigator: Arvid Kappas

The JacobsUni team, with the expertise in psychology, will provide the theoretical foundation of the key concepts of emotion, empathy, and education. They will contribute to the development and evaluation of the nonverbal behaviours of embodied and virtual systems, particularly with regard to acoustic signalling. They will also bring experience in the multimodal assessment of affect and empathy. More


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Principal Investigator: Wolmet Barendregt

Gothenburg University (UGOT) will be responsible for evaluation of the embodied tutors developed in the project. UGOT will determine the relevant measures against which to evaluate the tutors, the setup and implementation of the evaluation studies during the earlier phases of the design and an assessment of the acceptability of the tutors for teachers and students in the later phases of the project. UGOT will also contribute on the interaction design aspects and design of learning scenarios. More


Principal Investigator: Lynne Hall

The University of Sunderland will be the responsible for the dissemination and exploitation of the emote project. Considering the diversified dissemination activities of a strongly research oriented project like EMOTE, the University of Sunderland will work close together with the academic partners to establish the best strategies for the dissemination of the scientific outcomes of the project. In parallel University of Sunderland will define the best strategies for dissemination in other contexts, directing also the development of promotional materials.