Published on in Vol 20, No 6 (2018): June

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/10148, first published .
Towards an Artificially Empathic Conversational Agent for Mental Health Applications: System Design and User Perceptions

Towards an Artificially Empathic Conversational Agent for Mental Health Applications: System Design and User Perceptions

Towards an Artificially Empathic Conversational Agent for Mental Health Applications: System Design and User Perceptions

Robert R Morris 1, PhD;  Kareem Kouddous 1, MSc;  Rohan Kshirsagar 1, 2, BS;  Stephen M Schueller 3, PhD

1 Koko , New York, NY, US

2 Department of Computer Science , Columbia University, New York, NY, US

3 Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, US

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