Detailed Programme

Persuasive Technology and Digital Behaviour Intervention Symposium

Dr Judith Masthoff (University of Aberdeen)
Dr Floriana Grasso (University of Liverpool)

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Monday 6th April 2009

Time Session

8.30-09:00 8:30 Registration (Conference Centre Foyer)

08:45 Daily Announcements (James Watt Auditorium)


09:00-10:30 09:00 Welcome Addresses:
Heriot-Watt University Principal
SSAISB Chair
Convention Chair

09:30 Opening Remarks

10:00 Speed Networking


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-13:00 11:00 Pierre Andrews and Suresh Manandhar: Measure Of Belief Change as an Evaluation of Persuasion

11:25 Cesare Rocchi, Oliviero Stock, Massimo Zancanaro, Fabio Pianesi and Daniel Tomasini: Persuasion at the Museum Café: Initial Evaluation of a Tabletop Display Influencing Group Conversation

11:50 Jaap Ham, Cees Midden and Femke Buete: Unconscious Persuasion by Ambient Persuasive Technology: Evidence for the Effectivity of Subliminal Feedback

12:15 Commentator

12:30 Discussion


13:00-14:00 Lunch
(included in Registration fee)

14:00-15:30 14:00 Derek Foster, Shaun Lawson and Mark Doughty: Social networking sites as platforms to persuade behaviour change in domestic energy consumption

14:25 R Fairchild, J Brake, N Thorpe, S Birrell, M Young, T Felstead and M Fowkes: Using On-board Driver Feedback Systems to Encourage Safe, Ecological and Efficient Driving: The Foot LITE Project

14:40 Lucy Yardley, Adrian Osmond, Jonathon Hare, Gary Wills, Mark Weal, Dave de Roure and Susan Michie:Introduction to the LifeGuide: software facilitating the development of interactive internet interventions

14:55 Commentator

15:05 Discussion


15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 16:00 Thomas Nind, Jeremy Wyatt, Ian Ricketts, Paul McPate and Joe Liu: Effect of website credibility on intervention effectiveness

16:15 Elizabeth Sillence, Pam Briggs, Peter Harris: Healthy persuasion: web sites that you can trust

16:30 Maria Pertou and Henrik Schärfe: Adaptive Persuasive Scripts

16:45 Commentator

17:00 Discussion


17:00-18:30 Dinner
(3 courses, available at venue at extra charge)

18:30-19:30 AISB Keynote Talk: Souls in steel: How Science Fiction has Imagined AI by Ken MacLeod


Tuesday 7th April 2009

Time Session

8.30-09:00 8:30 Registration (Conference Centre Foyer)

08:45 Daily Announcements (James Watt Auditorium)


09:00-10:30 09:00 Opening Remarks

9:15 Randy Harris and Chrysanne DiMarco: Constructing a Rhetorical Figuration Ontology

9:40 Simon Wells, Andrew Ravenscroft, Musbah Sagar and Chris Reed: Mapping Persuasive Dialogue Games onto Argumentation Structures

9:55 Commentator

10:05 Discussion


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-13:00 11:00 Manfred Stede: Pro or Contra? Persuasion in the Potsdam Commentary Corpus

11:15 Lionel Fontan and Patrick Saint-Dizier: An Analysis of the Persuasive Strength of Arguments in Procedural Texts

11:30 Bal Krishna and Patrick Saint-Dizier: Towards an Analysis of Argumentation Structure and the Strength of Arguments in News Editorials

11:45 Commentator

12:00 Discussion

12:30 Introduction of afternoon activity


13:00-14:00 Lunch
(included in Registration fee)

14:00-15:30 Group Work


15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:00 Presentation of Results


17:00-18:30 Dinner
(3 courses, available at venue at extra charge)

18:30-19:30 AISB Keynote Talk: Evolutionary Computation: The Future of Machine Intelligence by David Fogel


 
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