Virtual Patient & Chatbots 2018


Notes:

The term virtual patient is used to describe interactive computer simulations used in health care education.

  • Bots
  • Dialog systems
  • Natural language
  • Virtual patient simulation (VPS)

Resources:

Wikipedia:

See also:

100 Best Virtual Nurse Videos | 100 Best Virtual Patient Videos | Patient Treatment & Dialog Systems 2017 | Therapy & Dialog Systems 2017


Beyond patient monitoring: Conversational agents role in telemedicine & healthcare support for home-living elderly individuals
A Fadhil – arXiv preprint arXiv:1803.06000, 2018 – arxiv.org
… work by Kenny et al., [5] described virtual human technology developed for virtual patients for mental … With this work, we discussed a telemedicine system that combines chatbot and advanced … For example, using chatbots eases patients data logging, and patients might feel more …

Extending a conventional chatbot knowledge base to external knowledge source and introducing user based sessions for diabetes education
S Hussain, G Athula – 2018 32nd International Conference on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… left unparsed for later processing by a Responder [8]. In the published literature reviewed on chatbots, Lokman has mentioned that there is an effective usage of chatbot technology in medical field [9]. The development of a web-based Virtual Patient Bot (VPbot) by Dr …

Behavioural simulator for professional training based on natural language interaction
R Mazza, L Ambrosini, N Catenazzi… – … on Education and …, 2018 – people.dti.supsi.ch
… 2 The Virtual Patient Server, which hosts the application’s logic and handles the speech recognition and natural language interpretation tasks. 3 The Matcher, which selects the canned text that best matches the input speech …

Virtual environments and virtual patients in healthcare
LR Heinrichs, P Dev, D Davies – Healthcare Simulation …, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… conversational agents'[6]. Kononowicz et al.[7] have adapted and refined Tal- bot’s earlier virtual … k 72 Chapter 10 Table 10.1 Virtual patient (VP) framework … A virtual representation of a human being using artificial intelligence technologies and natural language processing to …

A Semi-autonomous System for Creating a Human-Machine Interaction Corpus in Virtual Reality: Application to the ACORFORMed System for Training Doctors …
M Ochs, P Blache, G De Montcheuil… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… The dialogue system then generates a sequence of instruc- tions, to be sent to a non … pants) to subjective measures (eg feeling of presence and perception of the virtual patient’s believability) … OpenDial: A Toolkit for Developing Spoken Dialogue Systems with Proba- bilistic Rules …

Analyses of example sentences collected by conversation for example-based non-task-oriented dialog system
Y Kageyama, Y Chiba, T Nose, A Ito – IAENG International Journal of …, 2018 – iaeng.org
… task goal, but it is reported that a conversational agent capable of chat-like talk can improve the performance of the user even in a task-specific dialog system [6]. Therefore, the non-task-oriented dialog appears to be increasingly important for future spoken dialog systems …

Radiologists are actually well positioned to innovate in patient experience
RV Gottumukkala, TQ Le, R Duszak Jr… – Current problems in …, 2018 – Elsevier
… direct access to imaging experts, models such as the consultation clinic or virtual patient encounters could … Coll Radiol (2017), 10.1016/j.jacr.2017.05.015. Google Scholar. 21 Bots, the next … 21696477-market-apps-maturing-now-one-text-based-services-or-chatbots-looks-poised …

NERVE, InterPLAY, and Design-Based Research: Advancing Experiential Learning and the Design of Virtual Patient Simulation
A Hirumi, BCL Lok, TR Johnson, K Johnsen… – Learning, Design, and …, 2018 – Springer
… Integration with existing educational methods – Natural language input and interactive 3D patients allowed medical educators to employ both the facilities and processes used to examine standardized patients. Hosting virtual patients on computers in examinations rooms …

Assessing the virtual learning landscape
D McGonigle – Virtual Simulation in Nursing Education, 2018 – books.google.com
… centered Micro-credentials Nursing informatics (NI) Serious game Simulation Simulation scenario Synchronous Technology integration Virtual patient Virtual reality (VR … CoLoBot: Colonize with Bots real time 3D game of strategy and an initiation to programming PlayLogo3D role …

Strategies for patient-centered communication in the digital age
A Vijayasarathi, R Kharkar, N Salamon – Current problems in diagnostic …, 2018 – Elsevier
… expanded, and artificial intelligence domains such as natural language processing continue to evolve, patients may be able to derive a significantly greater level of understanding and thereby involvement in their imaging experience. In person and virtual patient consultations …

Using Paraphrasing and Memory-Augmented Models to Combat Data Sparsity in Question Interpretation with a Virtual Patient Dialogue System
L Jin, D King, A Hussein, M White… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – aclweb.org
When interpreting questions in a virtual patient dialogue system one must inevitably tackle the challenge of a long tail of relatively infrequently asked questions. To make progress on this challenge, we investigate the use of paraphrasing for data augmentation and neural …

What common ground between a human and a virtual agent? The case of task-oriented dialogues for breaking bad news
M Ochs, P Blache, G De Montcheuil – SEMDIAL, 2018 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
… The doctors can interact in natural language with a virtual patient The dialog model of … perforation; (3) Identify the appropriate verbal or non-verbal responses of the virtual patient … OpenDial is a java-based, domain-independent toolkit for developing spoken dialogue systems …

Simulated volume loss in the base of tongue in a virtual swallowing model
J Wang, AK Ho, G Papadopoulos-Nydam… – Computer Methods in …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
… Experimental design ‘BOT shrink’ models represented the post-treatment virtual patient while ‘reference’ models represented the pre-treatment virtual patient. The extent of the geometrical modification to the BOT was limited …

The Effects of Author Identity on Dialogue for Virtual Human Communication Skills Training
S Carnell, B Lok – Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Because human-produced language is often still considered the golden standard in the natural language generation field, many virtual humans (VHs) used in … we examine the effect of an author’s identity on VH dialogue produced in the context of a virtual patient (VP) interview …

Learning with virtual patients in medical education
G Tavarnesi, A Laus, R Mazza, L Ambrosini… – ceur-ws.org
… Our Virtual Patient simulator is presented as an interactive movie based on pre-recorded clips with real actors, in which the learner plays the … patient and the user takes place through selection from a set of questions and answers, or through a natural language processing system …

Making Semantic Annotation on Patient Data of Depression
Y Du, S Lin, Z Huang – Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… set of virtual patient data for depression. Section 5 discusses the experimental results. The last section summarizes the conclusion and future work. With the popularization of EMR and the development of medical big data in recent years, natural language processing technology …

Turk Talk: human-machine hybrid virtual scenarios for professional education
M Cullen, N Sharma, D Topps – MedEdPublish, 2018 – mededpublish.org
… However, the response options available to the learner are usually predefined, which limits the utility of virtual patients. Using artificial intelligence or natural language processing to accommodate such flexibility is expensive and hard to design …

Virtual agents for professional social skills training: An overview of the state-of-the-art
K Bosman, T Bosse, D Formolo – International Conference on Intelligent …, 2018 – Springer
… An alternative method is to use markup languages for natural language generation as part of the internal module (ColCoMa or Virtual Patient) … An exception is ColCoMa, where the interaction between two human players is mediated by a chatbot. 4.4 Feedback …

The virtual patient as a learning tool: a mixed quantitative qualitative study
A Isaza-Restrepo, MT Gómez… – BMC medical …, 2018 – bmcmededuc.biomedcentral.com
… The virtual patient as a learning tool: a mixed quantitative qualitative study … Nowadays, a myriad of simulation tools are available: simulated patients, virtual patients, static or interactive simulation dummies, task trainers, computerized screen-based simulators, games, etc …

Exploring medical cyberlearning for work at the human/technology frontier with the mixed-reality emotive virtual human system platform
MA Zielke, D Zakhidov, GM Hardee… – 2018 IEEE 6th …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… EVP project allows medical school students to practice interviewing with a virtual patient in an augmented reality experience, currently using the Microsoft HoloLens. As shown in Figure 3, the EVPs utilize complex neural-network-based natural-language conversations that …

Making Lifelike Medical Games in the Age of Virtual Reality: An Update on “Playing Games With Biology” From 2013
TB Talbot – Virtual and Augmented Reality: Concepts …, 2018 – igi-global.com
… In VR, the expectation for a naturalistic interface is much greater, resulting in technical challenges regarding natural language and gesture-based … This is particularly relevant to consider given maturation of virtual patient technology in the last three years along with ongoing …

Toward an Automatic Prediction of the Sense of Presence in Virtual Reality Environment
O Magalie, J Sameer, B Philippe – … of the 6th International Conference on …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… a virtual patient (for details on the project, see [19]). A platform has been developed with a virtual patient with which the doctors can interact in natural language. The virtual patient has been endowed with a dialog model and …

Toward an Automatic Prediction of the Sense of Presence in Virtual Reality Environment
M Ochs, S Jain, P Blache – 6th International Conference on …, 2018 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
… patient (for details on the project, see [Ochs et al., 2017]). A platform has been developed with a virtual patient with which the doctors can interact in natural language. The virtual patient has been endowed with a dialog model and …

Design of a Culturally-Informed Virtual Human for Educating Hispanic Women about Cervical Cancer
S Mendu, M Boukhechba, JR Gordon, D Datta… – Proceedings of the 12th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… In order to ensure the efficacy of the system, we designed a virtual patient educator (VPE) using an iterative, participatory design approach to embody the characteristics most desired by community members to … Navigation buttons are displayed on the bot- tom of the screen …

Proceedings of the Thirteenth Workshop on Innovative Use of NLP for Building Educational Applications
J Tetreault, J Burstein, E Kochmar, C Leacock… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – aclweb.org
… Dialogue: When interpreting questions in a virtual patient dialogue system, Jin et al. tackle the challenge of interpreting a long tail of relatively infrequently asked questions. Ramanarayanan and LaMar look at the psychometrics …

Safety First: Conversational Agents for Health Care
T Bickmore, H Trinh, R Asadi, S Olafsson – Studies in Conversational UX …, 2018 – Springer
… Of course, work in statistical-based natural language understanding focuses on gathering very large … Recent work has shown that a dialogue system able to incrementally interpret the … Spoken dialogue systems that hope to be adequate conversational partners, require at least …

Engineering Social Agent Creation into an Opportunity for Interviewing and Interpersonal Skills Training: Socially Interactive Agents Track
S Halan, I Sia, A Miles, M Crary, B Lok – Proceedings of the 17th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… The virtual patient responds with natural language text, audio, video and animations to the user’s questions. The … Page 2. Figure 1: Screenshot of a typed natural language interaction with a virtual patient with a sample transcript. also …

Self-Anamnesis with a Conversational User Interface: Concept and Usability Study
K Denecke, SL Hochreutener… – Methods of information …, 2018 – thieme-connect.com
… Chatbots have been used in health-related applications, for example, to achieve a … VPBot, a Structured Query Language-based chatbot for medical applications, simulates a patient … VPBot was successfully exploited in Harvard Medical School’s virtual patient program.[16] eMMA …

Inclusive Ways Of Teaching, Learning, And Assessing With The Use Of Simulations And Gamified Mobile Apps
M Pellerin – cloudfront.ualberta.ca
… 25–62). New York, NY, USA: John Wiley & Sons. Amit Persad, Eleni Stroulia, Sarah Forgie:. A novel approach to virtual patient simulation using natural-language processing. Med Educ. 2016 Nov;50(11):1162-1163. doi: 10.1111/medu.13197 …

Challenges in Creating a Mobile Digital Tutor for Clinical Communications Training
W Zachary, S Bishop, W Smith… – … Conference on Applied …, 2018 – Springer
… It does this by: allowing them to practice these skills in simulated encounters with computer-generated virtual patients, and … circumventing technology limits precluding the direct application of open-ended natural language processing technology …

GDPR 155 health behavior 232 health capital 132 health decision literacy 257 health informatics 227
OD Index – Decision Support Systems and Education: Help and …, 2018 – books.google.com
… application 160 models 252 multi-criteria decision analysis 132, 257 multimorbidity 30 musculoskeletal 175 natural language processing (NLP … telemedicine telementoring terminology server text mining 5 text similarity usability veterinary informatics virtual patient virtual reality 97 …

Evaluation of lifestyle effects on chronic disease management
E Shojaei, E Luque, D Rexachs, A Wong… – Proceedings of the 2018 …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… The model allows creation of virtual patients with a given pathology and analysis of their impact on quality of the Emergency Department … Chronic disease variables are usually in natural language and computing based on the degree of truth rather than Boolean principle (binary …

Volume 34, Issue 3, Technology enhanced learning, research impact, and open scholarship
T Cochrane, P Redmond, L Corrin – Australasian Journal of …, 2018 – eprints.usq.edu.au
… Using the lenses of the community of inquiry (CoI) and actor-network theory (ANT) they found that bot-teachers can effectively facilitate and increase online discussion. The paper, “A clinical educator’s experience using a virtual patient to teach communication and interpersonal …

Using conversational agents to explain medication instructions to older adults
RFL Azevedo, D Morrow, J Graumlich… – AMIA Annual …, 2018 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
… T, Giorgino T. Health dialog systems for patient and consumers. Journal of Biomedical Informatics. 2006;39(5):556–571. [PubMed]. 51. Campillos L, Bouamor D, Bilinski E, Ligozat AL, Zweigenbaum P, Rosset S. Integrating a dialogue system into a virtual patient consultation …

User Affect and No-Match Dialogue Scenarios: An Analysis of Facial Expression
JB Wiggins, M Kulkarni, W Min, KE Boyer… – Proceedings of the 4th …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… user’s opinion of the agent, and the sentiment expressed through natural language by users … the following contributions: 1) it explores how no-match dialogue system utterances were … This work represents a key step toward individually adaptive dialogue systems whose policies …

Learning Generative Models of Social Interactions with Humans-in-the-Loop
D Feng, P Sequeira, E Carstensdottir… – 2018 17th IEEE …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… this work we explored three different stochastic generative models that are widely used in statistical natural language processing (NLP … in medical communication education: current findings and potential teaching and learning benefits of immersive virtual patients,” Virtual Reality …

Research on Application of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Education
H Zhao, G Li, W Feng – 2018 International Conference on …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… The first one is the ability of “natural language processing” and to write computer programs that can be read and spoken … A. Virtual Inquiry System DxR Clinician is an online virtual patient system that uses artificial intelligence technology specifically for teaching hospitals, medical …

Smart medical information technology for healthcare (SMITH)
A Winter, S Stäubert, D Ammon, S Aiche… – … of information in …, 2018 – thieme-connect.com
… according to clas- sification rules or statistical models based on structured data. Unstructured textual data will be subject to natural language process- ing to permit integration into the phenotyp- ing algorithms. The clinical use …

The Theory of Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation in Practice Oct. 4
FF Fischer, I Gurevych – Bridging the Gap between …, 2018 – homepage.ruhr-uni-bochum.de
… diagnosis, various professional scenarios are outlined to the students, detailing both relevant and irrelevant information about a virtual patient (medicine) or pupil … In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP’17), 2017 …

It’s hard to argue with a computer: Investigating Psychotherapists’ Attitudes towards Automated Evaluation
T Hirsch, C Soma, K Merced, P Kuo, A Dembe… – Proceedings of the …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… Advances in machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) offer computational methods to automatically map spoken language in psychotherapy sessions to quality indicators and performance-based feedback [38] …

Learning activities as enactments of learning affordances in MUVEs: A review-based classification
O Mantziou, NM Papachristos… – Education and Information …, 2018 – Springer
… for their oral emergency examinations, simulated an emergency room where students had to examine a virtual patient … scenario for paramedic cases which involved a motorcycle accident with a bot-patient … Jin (2011) had bots send teaching content to students on disease control …

Computational modeling of conversational humor in psychotherapy
A Ramakrishna, T Greer, D Atkins… – Proc. Interspeech …, 2018 – sail.usc.edu
… These are typically conversational agents that use a Natural Language Understanding (NLU) component at their core and are usually capable of analyzing sentiment and humor … [13] P. Kenny, TD Parsons, J. Gratch, A. Leuski, and AA Rizzo, “Virtual patients for clinical therapist …

Collaboration between a physical robot and a virtual human through a unified platform for personal assistance to humans
SMM Rahman – Personal Assistants: Emerging Computational …, 2018 – Springer
… Present applications of virtual humans include various tasks such as serving as virtual patient, tutor, student, trainee, advertiser, and so forth [13, 14 … Salem, Saunders, Koay, Dautenhahn and Saez-Pons proposed a high-level planner/scheduler for the care-o-bot, an autonomous …

Evaluation of the Impact of Virtual Patient Systems on Clinical Reasoning and Student Assessment
A ESAN, J OLADOSU, B OMODUNBI, N OKOMBA… – ajerd.abuad.edu.ng
… 3.1 Review of Existing Virtual Patient Systems A virtual patient (VP) system that enable learners interact with a life-sized avatar who … Students were able to interact with a life-sized VP due to the presence of speech recognition, natural language processing, body tracking systems …

Intelligent intervention by conversational agent through chatlog analysis
M Procter, F Lin, B Heller – Smart Learning Environments, 2018 – Springer
… to provide learners with the ability to interact with computer software using natural language … for medical learners to practice their diagnostic skills against a virtual patient (Danforth et al … Keyworder: The learner answers questions or responds to bot output with single words or …

Multi-Stage Language Understanding and Actionability
M McShane, S Nirenburg, J English – 2018 – cogsys.org
… this claim is, as yet, informal and consists of three parts: a) the output of NLU by LEIAs answers the stated needs of the machine reasoning community to convert messy natural language into unambiguous formal constructs; b) LEIAs successfully served as virtual patients in the …

Teacher Attitude towards Use of Chatbots in Routine Teaching.
PK Bii, JK Too, CW Mukwa – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018 – ERIC
… Speak2Me A female chatbot that is used to teach English language through chatting … Virtual Patient bot (VPbot) Medical students education bot Textual mode … much research has been conducted in developing countries to uncover specific ways of use of chatbots in classrooms …

Administrator Role
DEE McGONIGLE, RM GORDON – Virtual Simulation in Nursing …, 2018 – books.google.com
… The use of virtual simulation for clinical practicum hours, clinical experience consistency, standardized feedback, virtual patient assessment, deliberate practice of clinical skills, remote collaboration, and interprofessional education has been explored and is supported …

Pedagogical Agents: Back to the Future.
WL Johnson, JC Lester – AI Magazine, 2018 – search.ebscohost.com
… Advances in natural language dialogue, affective computing, machine learning, virtual environments, and robotics are making possible even more lifelike and effective pedagogical agents, with potentially profound effects on the way people learn. Page 2 …

The Artificial Therapist (AT-version 1.0)
PB Raabe – ?? ??? ??, 2018 – dbpia.co.kr
… natural language processing software, facial recognition software … virtual patients (VPs) in the training of medical staff.13) … on-line extra-marital affair or ‘cheating’ site that had men believing they were talking with, and cheating with, a real woman when in fact it was a ‘bot.’ 15) For …

Knowledge Integration in the Digital Age: Trajectories, Opportunities and Future Directions
MC Linn, BS Eylon, A Kidron, L Gerard… – … Conference of the …, 2018 – discovery.ucl.ac.uk
… Advanced natural language processing (NLP) techniques, enabled us to design adaptive KI guidance for student written essays embedded in inquiry … role of medical practitioners, the groups integrated their diverse expertise in order to diagnose a virtual patient with ambiguous …

Modern Approaches to Sepsis-Evolving Definitions, Clinician Roles and Ai-based Diagnostic Aids
J Mathias – 2018 – search.proquest.com
… NLP ….. Natural Language Processing … for later studies. In 2011, Ohno-Machado, editor of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, called for an investigation into Natural Language Processing …

Typical event sequences as licensors of direct object ellipsis in Russian
M McShane – Lingvisticæ Investigationes, 2018 – jbe-platform.com
… However, since readers may not be familiar with the genre of the contribution – natural language processing in service of human-level artificial intelligence – I contextualize the new findings within a paradigm of cognitive modeling for language-endowed intelligent agents (LEIAs …

Social Services for Digital Citizens: Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean
C Pombo, R Gupta, M Stankovic – 2018 – books.google.com
… Similarly, they could design bots to target unsuspecting users. The issues of security and privacy will become more complicated as chatbots carry out more tasks and … Alan Boyle, 2016, Microsoft’s Chatbot Gone Bad, Tay, Makes MIT’s Annual List Of Biggest Technology Fails, at …

Multi-Layer Ensembling Techniques for Multilingual Intent Classification
C Costello, R Lin, V Mruthyunjaya, B Bolla… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… 2008. A unified architecture for natural language processing: Deep neural networks with multitask learning. Proceedings … 2017. Combin- ing cnns and pattern matching for question interpretation in a virtual patient dialogue system. Proceedings …

Coding Structures and Actions with the COSTA Scheme in Medical Conversations
N Wang, Y Song, F Xia – Proceedings of the BioNLP 2018 workshop, 2018 – aclweb.org
… In artificial intelligence, re- searchers also explored various theories and prac- tices in analyzing conversation structures, based on which intelligent dialog systems can be de- veloped to assist human with various types of tasks (Core and Allen, 1997; Carletta et al., 1997; Grosz …

The implementation of a haptic feedback virtual reality simulation clinic with dynamic patient interaction and communication for medical imaging students
D Sapkaroski, M Baird, J McInerney… – Journal of medical …, 2018 – Wiley Online Library
… The theoretical basis for the communication script was based on previous dialogue systems such as those described by Beveridge and Fox … This involved students communicating with and positioning the virtual patient; furthermore, they had to select the correct imaging cassette …

Visual computing technologies to support the Operator 4.0
Á Segura, HV Diez, I Barandiaran, A Arbelaiz… – Computers & Industrial …, 2018 – Elsevier
… Nowadays this technology is being extended to monitoring operators while operating in scenarios or environments such as collaborative robotics or co-bots (Mohammed, Schmidt, & Wang, 2016) … With the introduction of co-bots these barriers have started to be removed …

Actors, Avatars and Agents: Potentials and Implications of Natural Face Technology for the Creation of Realistic Visual Presence
M Seymour, K Riemer, J Kay – Journal of the Association for …, 2018 – aisel.aisnet.org
… of cognitive agents are personal digital assistants, such as Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, or Google Home, which engage in natural language interactions with … Behaviorally, Nadia is a conversational bot, as she is not fully scripted with a set of predetermined responses, but can …

How routinely collected data for randomized trials provide long-term randomized real-world evidence
LG Hemkens – JAMA network open, 2018 – jamanetwork.com
… Today, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and machine learning technologies have entered the clinical research field … clinical data will appear, for example, when online patient visits become routine and generate huge data sets of virtual patient interactions …

Learning Concept Embeddings from Temporal Data
F Meyer, B van der Merwe, D Coetsee – Journal of Universal Computer …, 2018 – jucs.org
… passes. Our method is an attempt to reformulate skip-gram, a natural language processing model, as a temporal sequence model. Time2Vec … data. This refers to data containing virtual patients with simulated medical histories. The …

Artificial intelligence for diabetes management and decision support: literature review
I Contreras, J Vehi – Journal of medical Internet research, 2018 – jmir.org
… 11), “decision support system” (71), “self-organizing map” (4), “evolutionary computation” (2), “neural network” (72), “natural language processing” (34 … investigated, either using data from diabetic patients or computer simulated patients, commonly named virtual patients (VP) …

The Wide Area Virtual Environment: A New Paradigm for Medical Team Training
A Liu, E Acosta, J Cope, V Henry, F Reyes… – International Conference …, 2018 – Springer
… They incorporate speech recognition and natural language processing capabilities … In: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, pp. 113–138 (2000)Google Scholar. 6. Huang, G., Reynolds, R., Candler, C.: Virtual patient simulation at US and Canadian medical schools. Acad. Med …

Ellipsis and ancient languages. few cases from the pre-roman languages of Italy
S Marchesini – Anuari de Filologia. Antiqua et Mediaeualia, 2018 – researchgate.net
… ‘Ellipsis’ is a widespread feature of natural language and communication … LIN, CJ, PAO, CW, CHEN, YH (2016), “Ellipsis and Coreference Resolution in a Computerized Virtual Patient Dialogue System”, in Journal of Medical Systems 40, 206-215. LOBECK, A. (1995), Ellipsis …

Mobile Learning and Higher Education
C de Witt, C Gloerfeld – The Digital Turn in Higher Education, 2018 – Springer
… For example, learners can practice to repair expansive machines in virtual reality before working on real machines and likewise medicine students can operate on virtual patients first (a good overview can be found in Metzger, Jannaber, Berkemeier & Thomas, 2017) …

Twelve: Training with Experiential Learning in Virtual Environments
RWB Johnson – 2018 – search.proquest.com
Page 1. TWELVE: Training With Experiential Learning in Virtual Environments by Robert WB Johnson Claremont Graduate University 2018 © Copyright by Robert WB Johnson, 2018 All rights reserved Page 2. ProQuest Number …

Innovation in times of uncertainty
K Squire – On the Horizon, 2018 – emeraldinsight.com
… The game, Oncology (published on BrainPOP), introduces players to this core cycle of analyze symptoms, analyze images and treating virtual patients (Figure 2). Pilot tests with middle school students produced knowledge gains in anatomy and physiology, increased …

Dating a Synthetic Character is Like Dating a Man
JF Hoorn, EA Konijn, MA Pontier – International Journal of Social Robotics, 2018 – Springer
… Users also build up positive and neg- ative expectations about interacting with the character (factor Valence). If the user talks to a chatbot and expects it to have an understanding of the conversational context, the interaction will be disappointing (ie evoke negative valence) …

Intelligent Tutoring System: Besides The Chances And Challenges In Artifical Intelligence Era And Maker Era
O Mohamed, J Han, Z Wei – 2018 – researchgate.net
… When students solve virtual patient cases, the system can support the learner SRL diagnosis … and language therapist that integrates advanced technologies such as spoken dialogue systems, speech recognizers … presents shown in Figure 3). It is located at the bot belongs to …

A Cognitive Architecture for Agent-Based Artificial Life Simulation
R Vieira, B Dembogurski, L Alvim, F Braida – International Conference on …, 2018 – Springer
… [1, 9] use them in the context of simulating characters in a narrative, while [3] apply them to build realistic bots for the game Unreal Tournament 2004, and [17] applies them in the medical context, as virtual patients and clinical advisors …

Implementation of a multi-environment learning/teaching platform to improve the dental education quality
JF Bravo-Torres, PE Vintimilla-Tapia… – 2018 International …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… NLKT (Natural Language Toolkit)4: This toolkit is based on a statistical analysis and in naive bayes … Then, when he/she accesses Den- taLAV, the medical record of a virtual patient will be found, which details symptomatology and important considerations to be analyzed …

International Digitalization Trends: and how pioneering companies implement them
A Ternès – 2018 – books.google.com
… in 2015 and a forecast for the years until 2021 (in million US-dollars) (Horizont 2017) Figure 8: Number of available chatbots (in thousand … Page 24. future (see figures 7 and 8). For example, companies like Blue Prism, a UK software company, use bots in fraud detection and loan …

The design of a virtual patient based learning model as a process to improve second language learning and cultural competence for healthcare professionals
JE Rouyer – 2018 – viurrspace.ca
Page 1. The Design of a Virtual Patient Based Learning Model as a Process to Improve Second Language Learning and Cultural Competence for Healthcare Professionals by Jeff Edouard Rouyer … Jeff Rouyer, 2018 Page 2. VIRTUAL PATIENT BASED LEARNING MODEL ii …

The Theory of Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation in Practice
C SCHULZ, J KIESEWETTER, M SAILER, E BAUER… – researchgate.net
… diagnosis, various professional scenarios are outlined to the students, detailing both relevant and irrelevant information about a virtual patient (medicine) or … In Pro- ceedings of the 2017 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP’17), 2017 …

Challenges and Disadvantages With Virtual Technology Integration
RA BURHENNE, KA KERLING… – Virtual Simulation in …, 2018 – books.google.com
… Although both technology platforms offer students the ability to conduct interviews with virtual patients to collect the subjective health history, the method of soliciting information from the avatar is vastly different. Using a natural language-conversation engine, students in Shadow …

I-CARE
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Criterion scores, construct validity and reliability of a web-based instrument to assess physiotherapists’ clinical reasoning focused on behaviour change:’ …
M Elvén, J Hochwälder, E Dean, O Hällman… – AIMS public …, 2018 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Modeling the influence of seasonal differences in the HPA axis on synchronization of the circadian clock and cell cycle
K Pierre, RT Rao, C Hartmanshenn… – …, 2018 – academic.oup.com
Mathematical modeling shows that seasonal differences in cortisol circadian rhythmicity can result in differential synchronization of the circadian clock and mi.

Predicting parkinsonism side-effects of antipsychotic polypharmacy prescribed in secondary mental healthcare
G Kadra, A Spiros, H Shetty, E Iqbal… – Journal of …, 2018 – journals.sagepub.com
Background: Computer-modelling approaches have the potential to predict the interactions between different antipsychotics and provide guidance for polypharmacy….

Development and validation of recipes using consumers’ terms obtained through the application of the Think Aloud technique
A Lezama Solano – 2018 – krex.k-state.edu
… At this point, dough is a composite containing elastic gluten-rich and starch-rich regions (Bot & Bruijne, 2003; Gajula, 2017; Schiedt, Baumann, Conde-Petit, & Vilgis, 2013) … water at the same time that air is incorporated forming bubbles (Bot & Bruijne, 2003; Schiedt et al., 2013) …

Technoscience and (critical) digital epidemiology. Towards new ontological shifts in the global management of biomedical emergencies.
MI Gavris – 2018 – ddd.uab.cat
… Page 28. 27 bots to perform a sematic scan of virtual networks based on Internet searches mentioning flu symptoms, etc.) (Caduff, 2012). Going beyond technological enthusiasm, this new context poses several controversies and gaps (Lakoff, 2015; Shaikh et al …

Health-ATM: A deep architecture for multifaceted patient health record representation and risk prediction
T Ma, C Xiao, F Wang – Proceedings of the 2018 SIAM International …, 2018 – SIAM
… 3.1 Basic Layers: Contextual Embedding and RNN Learning distributed representations or word embeddings has proved particularly useful in various natural language processing tasks, and has also gained initial success in medical concept embeddings [14, 12] …

Identifying factors that influence the acceptability of smart devices: implications for recommendations
K Zhan, I Zukerman, A Partovi – User Modeling and User-Adapted …, 2018 – Springer
This paper presents results from a web-based study that investigates users’ attitudes toward smart devices, focusing on acceptability. Specifically, we conducted a survey that elicits users’ ratings…

Making NHS data work for everyone
E Harwich, R Lasko-Skinner – 2018 – reform.uk
Page 1. Making NHS data work for everyone Eleonora Harwich Rose Lasko-Skinner #reformNHSdata December 2018 Page 2. Page 3. 1 Making NHS data work for everyone Eleonora Harwich Rose Lasko-Skinner December 2018 Page 4. 2 Acknowledgements Advisory board …

Invited Session1-The Micro-Randomized Trial Design For Developing Adaptive Mobile Health Interventions
A WALTON – sctweb.org
… Brian Bot will discuss future perspectives, including open access to all patient data, access to analysis code for reproducible research, and other open access paradigms that could be transformative for future clinical research …

Article in Press IJIMAI journal
AM Sandoval, J Díaz, LC Llanos, T Redondo – researchgate.net
… Keywords Biomedical Terminology, Natural Language Processing, Term Recognition, Information Extraction. Abstract … Several natural language processing (NLP) techniques were utilized. First, each collection was processed and tags for part-of-speech were included …

Clinical Pharmacy Education, Practice and Research: Clinical Pharmacy, Drug Information, Pharmacovigilance, Pharmacoeconomics and Clinical Research
D Thomas – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. Clinical Pharmacy Education, Practice and Research Clinical Pharmacy, Drug information, Pharmacovigilance, Pharmacoeconomics and Clinical Research Edited by Dixon Thomas Reviewers. Jason C. Cooper – Hong …

Analysing repeated hospital readmissions using data mining techniques
O Ben-Assuli, R Padman – Health Systems, 2018 – orsociety.tandfonline.com
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King’s Research Portal
D Bhugra, A Tasman, S Pathare, S Priebe, S Smith… – kclpure.kcl.ac.uk
Page 1. King’s Research Portal DOI: 10.1016/S2215-0366(17)30333-4 Document Version Peer reviewed version Link to publication record in King’s Research Portal Citation for published version (APA): Bhugra, D., Tasman …

What Do Studies of Learning Analytics Reveal About Learning and Instruction? A Systematic Literature Review
JE Lee, M Recker – Learning, Design, and Technology: An International …, 2018 – Springer
Page 1. What Do Studies of Learning Analytics Reveal About Learning and Instruction? A Systematic Literature Review Ji Eun Lee and Mimi Recker Contents Introduction …

Development and innovation of system resources to optimize patient care
TJ Johnson, MJ Brownlee – The Bulletin of the American Society …, 2018 – academic.oup.com
Purpose. Various incremental and disruptive healthcare innovations that are occurring or may occur are discussed, with insights on how multihospital health sys.

E-Learning Research Report 2017. Analysis of the main topics in research indexed articles
N Molas Castells, M Fuertes Alpiste – openaccess.uoc.edu
Page 1. E-Learning Research Report 2017 Analysis of the main topics in research indexed articles Page 2. Page 3. Credits Owning institution: eLearn Center. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Coordinators: Lluís Pastor, Guillem Garcia Brustenga & Antoni Pérez …

Digital workplace learning: Bridging formal and informal learning with digital technologies
D Ifenthaler – 2018 – Springer
… and computer-based methodologies for the assessment, analysis, and feedback of graph- ical and natural language representations, as … mainly are faculty development, blended learning, e-learning, m-learning, technology integration in medical educa- tion, and virtual patients …

Trends in learning analytics practices: a review of higher education institutions
BTM Wong, KC Li, SPM Choi – Interactive Technology and …, 2018 – emeraldinsight.com

Preference learning in assistive robotics: Observational repeated inverse reinforcement learning
B Woodworth, F Ferrari, TE Zosa… – Machine Learning for …, 2018 – proceedings.mlr.press
Page 1. Proceedings of Machine Learning Research 85:1–19, 2018 Machine Learning for Healthcare Preference Learning in Assistive Robotics: Observational Repeated Inverse Reinforcement Learning Bryce Woodworth, Francesco …

Models, Devices, Properties, and Verification of Artificial Pancreas Systems.
T Kushner, BW Bequette, F Cameron, G Forlenza… – cs.colorado.edu
… [32, 41, 69, 111] In 2013, the UVA/Padova simulator was updated to include the notion that insulin-dependent utilization of glucose increases nonlinearly when glucose falls below a selected threshold, and the generation of “virtual patients” was updated [109] …

The Digital Turn in Higher Education
D Kergel, B Heidkamp, PK Telléus, T Rachwal… – 2018 – Springer
David Kergel· Birte Heidkamp Patrik Kjærsdam Telléus· Tadeusz Rachwal Samuel Nowakowski Editors The Digital Turn in Higher Education International Perspectives on Learning and Teaching in a Changing World Page 2. The Digital Turn in Higher Education Page 3 …

Postoperative remote automated monitoring: need for and state of the science
MH McGillion, E Duceppe, K Allan, M Marcucci… – Canadian Journal of …, 2018 – Elsevier
… Reproduced with permission from Cloud DX (Kitchener, ON). Recent feasibility studies21, 22 have examined the application of RAM systems in combination with hospital-to-home virtual patient engagement interfaces. Such …

Community Health Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
DC Martins, PM Burbank – … Health Nursing-E-Book: Promoting the …, 2018 – books.google.com
Page 123. 7 Community Health Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation OUTLINE Overview of Health Planning, 108 Health Planning Model, 109 Assessment, 110 Planning, 112 Intervention, 112 Evaluation, 113 Health Planning …

A review of virtual reality technologies in the field of communication disability: implications for practice and research
L Bryant, M Brunner, B Hemsley – Disability and Rehabilitation …, 2018 – Taylor & Francis
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Virtual Reality Game for Social Cue Detection Training
A Þórðarson – 2018 – arithordarson.com
… conversations with. The system was built in a way that allowed the virtual patient to respond in multiple different ways, making each practice session unique. According … personnel [10]. It uses virtual reality and natural language technologies. A …

Future Directions of Digital Health
B Mesko – Digital Health, 2018 – Springer
… At the very least, the virtual patients must almost perfectly mimic the physiology of the target patients, with all of the variation that actual … OK Google, and Amazon’s Echo services are nifty in the way that they extract questions from speech using natural-language processing and …

Predictive modeling in e-mental health: A common language framework
D Becker, W van Breda, B Funk, M Hoogendoorn… – Internet …, 2018 – Elsevier
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Biomedical informatics on the cloud: a treasure hunt for advancing cardiovascular medicine
P Ping, H Hermjakob, JS Polson, PV Benos… – Circulation …, 2018 – Am Heart Assoc
Volunteer; Warning signs. Search. Advanced Search. Donate. Circulation Research logo. Hello Guest! MY ALERTS. SIGN IN; JOIN. Login to your account. Email. Password. Forgot password? Keep me logged in. Submit your article; AHA Logo. Search …

An Investigation of Autism Support Groups on Facebook
Y Zhao – 2018 – dc.uwm.edu
Page 1. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee UWM Digital Commons Theses and Dissertations August 2018 An Investigation of Autism Support Groups on Facebook Yuehua Zhao University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Follow this and additional works at: https://dc.uwm.edu/etd …

Factors Influencing Information Literacy Self-Efficacy of Prelicensure Baccalaureate Nursing Students
M White – 2018 – knowledge.library.iup.edu
Page 1. Indiana University of Pennsylvania Knowledge Repository @ IUP Theses and Dissertations (All) 12-2018 Factors Influencing Information Literacy Self- Efficacy of Prelicensure Baccalaureate Nursing Students Meagan White …

Healing the Healers: Legal Remedies for Physician Burnout
S Hoffman – Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics (2019 …, 2018 – papers.ssrn.com
Page 1. Electronic copy available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3244831 CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY Healing the Healers: Legal Remedies for Physician Burnout Sharona Hoffman Case Research Paper Series in Legal Studies …

Journal of Medical Internet Research
T Arvanitis, G Eysenbach, J Woodall, G Eysenbach… – asset.jmir.pub
Page 1. Journal of Medical Internet Research Impact Factor (2015): 4.532 – ranked #1 medical informatics journal by Impact Factor Volume 1 (1999), Issue suppl1. ISSN: 1438-8871 Editor in Chief: Gunther Eysenbach, MD, MPH CONTENTS Abstracts …

Clinical simulations using virtual patient avatars for pre-registration pharmacist training: a mixed methods evaluation
J Thompson – 2018 – core.ac.uk
… Page 3. ii Abstract Virtual patients (VPs) are routinely used in the training of medicine and nursing professionals but uptake into pharmacy has been slower … This programme of work aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of virtual patients (VPs) at supporting pre-registration training …

Scripting and Orchestration of a Knowledge Community and Inquiry Curriculum for Secondary Biology
A Acosta – 2018 – search.proquest.com
Scripting and Orchestration of a Knowledge Community and Inquiry Curriculum for Secondary Biology. Abstract. This dissertation describes a Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) curriculum and corresponding technology environment called CKBiology …

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