News

  • CICLing 2017

    April 18, 2017, 11:11 a.m.

    CERTH (Centre for Research and Technology Hellas) is taking part to the 18th International Conference on Computational Lingusitics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing 2017) in Budapest 

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  • semFYC National Congress 2017

    April 18, 2017, 11 a.m.

    semFYC is going to present our Project at the semFYC National Congress in Madrid (4-6 May). 1.500 General Practitioners will take part to this event and it will be the occasion to explain the main functionalities already applied with the first prototype and the integration of the different technical modules within the system.

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  • semFYC Information Day: Family Doctors considered KRISTINA as a potential ally

    March 29, 2017, 4:06 p.m.

    Several family doctors attended the Information Day at the semFYC headquarters in Barcelona. Most of them showed their interest in using KRISTINA’s technology to improve health care for immigrant groups and to overcome language and cultural barriers during the medical consultations.

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  • Information Day

    March 19, 2017, 10 a.m.

    semFYC Information Day is a first occasion to meet our researchers and experts and during the upcoming months more events will be promoted in order to present KRISTINA and our main scientific, technological and social objectives.

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  • IX National Congress of Health Care for the Chronic Patient

    Feb. 22, 2017, 10 a.m.

    The Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine is now preparing the presentation of the KRISTINA Project to the IX National Congress of Health Care for the Chronic Patient.

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  • It's time to evaluate

    Feb. 21, 2017, 10:20 a.m.

    It's time for the second round of the evaluation of the first prototype. User partners are now involved in the evaluation sessions, presenting the system to potential end-users and health professionals. The evaluation is a key aspect of our project because it aims to gather expectations and feedback. The consortium is constantly working to improve the natural conversation.

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  • Joint seminar of KRISTINA with ARIA-VALUSPA

    Jan. 28, 2017, 9 a.m.

    Our technical partners are glad to take part in the Dagstuhl interactive seminars the 29th of January 2017 and 1st of February 2017. The objective of the Schloss Dagstuhl is to promote basic and application-oriented research in the field of informatics, support advanced, scientific vocational training and to further education in the field of informatics, to promote the transfer of knowldege between research into informatics and application of informatics.

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  • Interview with our partners

    Jan. 4, 2017, noon

    With the first prototype, KRISTINA becomes a conversation partner, which can, within a carefully limited environment, understand spoken language in German, Spanish and Polish and it is capable of determining an appropriate response (e.g. answering specific questions, providing advice or reading some newspaper article) generating a natural language output voice for this response.
     

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  • The 23rd International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling

    Jan. 1, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

    The 23rd International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling has started! Our technical partners are already in Reykjavik to present an interesting paper on "Description logics and rules for multimodal situational awareness in health care". 

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  • Our first avatar

    Dec. 20, 2016, 7:06 a.m.

    The first avatar is ready and our user partners have now the chance to test the KRISTINA’s functionalities. The intensive work of our technical partners on many innovative technologies is constantly in progress: the research is now focused on expressiveness, human-like gestures, emotional interaction, appropriate reasoning and quick reaction to any inputs received from the human side

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  • Newsletter

    Dec. 17, 2016, 2:36 a.m.

    If you want to know more about our project just sign up for our e-newsletter and we will keep you informed. The subscription form is available in our home page and you'll receive all the main news related to our projects, interviews, achievements, results and more information about our research areas. 

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  • COLING 2016

    Dec. 13, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

    COLING 2016, one of the most important international conference on Computational linguistics. Researchers, universities, institutions and organizations will contribute to the communication technology development. 
     

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  • SWAT4LS Conference

    Nov. 30, 2016, 1:58 p.m.

    The next SWAT4LS will be held in Amsterdam, NL, 5-8th December 2016. KRISTINA is glad to take part in the event:  our partner CERTH is going to present a framework for conversational awareness and conflict resolution in spoken dialogue systems for home care assistance.

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  • The LebensPhasenHaus

    Nov. 24, 2016, 12:49 p.m.

    The LebensPhasenHaus is a smart-house, located in Tübingen: our partners had the pleasure to understand how this smart-house is working and how it helps elderly people to live their lives without obstacles and constraints. 

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  • Ethical work in progress

    Nov. 21, 2016, 5:59 p.m.

    Our European partners met in Tübingen and together they discussed about the results and main achievements concerning the first prototype. KRISTINA is going to assist elderly people and migrants: human values, cultures, human interactions are leading the research.

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