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David Griol
Universidad Carlos III
Spain
Jose Manuel Molina
Universidad Carlos III
Spain
Araceli Sanchís De Miguel
Universidad Carlos III
Spain
Vol. 3 No. 1 (2014), Articles, pages 13-26
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14201/ADCAIJ2014381326
Accepted: Oct 14, 2014
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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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