Project structure

UPF

The objectives of this WP are to: (i) establish an effective management structure of the project and create supportive bodies (advisory group and user group); (ii) set up financial accounting records; (iii) manage the project to time and budget; (iv) supervise and coordinate KRISTINA-activities internally and in relation to external events; (v) monitor and adjust the implementation plan if necessary; (vi) establish communication channels within the consortium and between the consortium and the Commission and act as the interlocutor with the Commission; (vii) organize the midterm and final review events.

UULM

The overall objective of this WP is to research and develop technologies for adaptive dialogue management in multiple languages and multiple cultural contexts as addressed by KRISTINA.

VR

The overall objective of this WP is to research and develop technologies for the analysis of the verbal communication of the human interlocutor in KRISTINA dialogues.

UAU

The overall objective of this WP is to research and develop technologies for the analysis of non-verbal communication of the human counterpart in KRISTINA dialogues, i.e., of mimics and gestures.

CERTH

The objectives of this WP are fourfold: (i) design of the KRISTINA ontologies; (ii) the fusion of the propositional communication input obtained from the human interlocutor and its integration into KRISTINA ontologies; (iii) retrieval of relevant information and its integration into the KRISTINA ontologies; (iv) provision of reasoning strategies for the inferences from the acquired content for DM.

UPF

The overall objective of this WP is to develop technologies that facilitate expressive and socially adequate communication of the agent with the users. This overall objective divides into the following three more specific goals: (i) development of the techniques for the coordination of the modalities in the agent; (ii) development of the techniques for generation of the verbal contribution of the avatar; (iii) development of the expressive avatar.

AL

The objective of this WP is twofold: (a) the integration of the individual modules at predefined stages of their development in other WPs into a holistic platform – with the integration of the last development stage being the final KRISTINA agent; (b) delivery of the showcase at the end of the project.

EKUT

The overall objective of this WP is to detail and realize the pilot use cases within the successive prototypes and the final demonstrators of the KRISTINA agent and validate its usability and usefulness in practical environments.

semFYC

The main objectives of this WP are to contribute to market awareness by disseminating information on the project, its progress and results and to ensure the exploitation of the results in healthcare and basic care institutions, academia and industry.

multilingual intelligent embodied agent social competence adaptive dialogue expressive speech recognition and synthesis discourse generation vocal facial and gestural social and emotional cues