A Hybrid Health Coach Chatbot supporting HIV Treatment in Nigeria

Grieder, Hermann, 2020

Art der Arbeit Master Thesis
Auftraggebende
Betreuende Dozierende Pimmer, Christoph, Martin, Andreas
Keywords
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Human-computer interaction has a long history and has recently gained new traction due to the advancements of artificial intelligence-based assistants and bots. However, the current knowledge of these technologies is still limited, especially for newer hybrid adaptive bots, which promise more flexible, human-like conversations. This study is placed within a larger study that will focus on health-related, behavioral, socio-cognitive, cognitive and effectiveness-related outcomes from the use of intelligent hybrid versus handcrafted chatbots as healthcare coaches in the context of young and adolescent HIV patients in Nigeria. In order to gain a better understanding of hybrid chatbots, their design, and implementation, in a first step in this study, research on existing chatbots and their application of health treatment was investigated by conducting a literature review of relevant academic publications. Second, the study examined how health experts and HIV patients used and perceived a hybrid chatbot acting as a health coach….
Studiengang: Business Information Systems (Master)
Vertraulichkeit: öffentlich
Art der Arbeit
Master Thesis
Autorinnen und Autoren
Grieder, Hermann
Betreuende Dozierende
Pimmer, Christoph, Martin, Andreas
Publikationsjahr
2020
Sprache der Arbeit
Englisch
Vertraulichkeit
öffentlich
Studiengang
Business Information Systems (Master)
Standort Studiengang
Olten