Commenced in January 2007
Frequency: Monthly
Edition: International
Paper Count: 30184
A Multilingual Virtual Simulated Patient Framework for Training Primary Health Care Students

Authors: Juan L. Castro, Maria I. NavarroVictor Lopez, Eduardo M. Eisman, Jose M. Zurita

Abstract:

This paper describes the Multilingual Virtual Simulated Patient framework. It has been created to train the social skills and testing the knowledge of primary health care medical students. The framework generates conversational agents which perform in serveral languages as virtual simulated patients that help to improve the communication and diagnosis skills of the students complementing their training process.

Keywords: Medical training, conversational agents, patient modeling.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1057499

Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1122

References:


[1] D. Bohus, A. Raux, T. K. Harris, M. Eskenazi, and A. I. Rudnicky, "Olympus: an open-source framework for conversational spoken language interface research," in NAACL-HLT -07: Proceedings of the Workshop on Bridging the Gap. Association for Computational Linguistics, 2007, pp. 32-39.
[2] R. A. F. Wallace, "Artificial intelligence markup language (aiml)," http://www.alicebot.org/aiml.html.
[3] V. Lopez, E. M. Eisman, and J. L. Castro, "A tool for training primary health care medical students: The virtual simulated patient," 2008, pp. 194-201.
[4] V. L'opez, J. L. Castro, and J. V'azquez, "Reducing the effort in the creation of new patients using the virtual simulated patient framework," in FUZZ-IEEE-09: Proceedings of the 18th international conference on Fuzzy Systems. IEEE Press, 2009, pp. 764-769.
[5] S. Kopp, L. Gesellensetter, N. Kramer, and L. Wachsmuth, "A conversational agent as museum guide - design and evaluation of a real-world application," in Intelligent Virtual Agents, Proceedings, ser. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, vol. 3661. Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2005, pp. 329-343.
[6] A. Graesser, S. Lu, G. Jackson, H. Mitchell, M. Ventura, and M. Olney, A .and Louwerse, "Autotutor: A tutor with dialogue in natural language," Behavior Research Methods Instruments & Computers, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 180-192, May 2004.
[7] R. Dickerson, K. Johnsen, A. Raij, B. Lok, J. Hernandez, and A. Stevens, "Evaluating a script-based approach for simulating patient-doctor interaction," in Proceddings of International Conference on Human-Computer Interface Advances for Modeling and Simulating, 2005, pp. 79-84.
[8] P. Kenny, T. D. Parsons, J. Gratch, A. Leuski, and A. A. Rizzo, "Virtual patients for clinical therapist skills training," in IVA -07: Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2007, pp. 197-210.
[9] J. Dombi, "Basic concepts for a theory of evaluaation - the aggregative operator," European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 282-293, 1982.