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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