Developing multimodal conversational agents for an enhanced e-learning experience

  • David Griol
    Universidad Carlos III dgriol[at]
  • Jose Manuel Molina
    Universidad Carlos III
  • Araceli Sanchís De Miguel
    Universidad Carlos III


Conversational agents have become a strong alternative to enhance educational systems with intelligent communicative capabilities, provide motivation and engagement, and increment significant learning and helping in the acquisition of meta-cognitive skills. In this paper, we present Geranium, a multimodal conversational agent that helps children to appreciate and protect their environment. The system, which integrates an interactive chatbot, has been developed by means of a modular and scalable framework that eases building pedagogic conversational agents that can interact with the students using speech and natural language.
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