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Development Methods for a Social Conversational Agent in a Virtual Learning Environment with an Educational Math Game PROCEEDINGS

, Linköping University, Sweden

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Toronto, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-81-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


We are developing a virtual learning environment, which includes a math game with a teachable agent, the embodiment of the agent, and a social conversation with the agent. In this work we are using various methods for design and system development, with a focus on iterative methods, and high involvement of the user in the process. In this paper we discuss the motivation for and the applications of these methods in the development of the social conversation with the agent.


Silvervarg, A. (2010). Development Methods for a Social Conversational Agent in a Virtual Learning Environment with an Educational Math Game. In J. Herrington & C. Montgomerie (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1218-1223). Toronto, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 16, 2018 from .

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