Issue No. 03 - March (2018 vol. 51)
Julie M. Robillard , University of British Columbia and BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital and Health Centres
Jesse Hoey , University of Waterloo
The adoption and effectiveness of cognitive assistive technologies hinge on harnessing the dynamics of human emotion. The authors discuss seminal advances in the integration of emotions in assistive technologies for dementia and propose Bayesian Affect Control Theory (BayesACT), a quantitative social-psychological theory, to model behavior and emotion in such systems.
Bayes methods, cognition, diseases, psychology
J. M. Robillard and J. Hoey, "Emotion and Motivation in Cognitive Assistive Technologies for Dementia," in Computer, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 24-34, 2018.