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23 June 2022

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Our goal

Working togetherin orderto create thefuture

VR4REHAB aims to stimulate the creation of VR based rehabilitation tools by bringing together relevant stakeholders and exchange knowledge. Working together in order to create the future.

Our goals are:
• Offering a platform to facilitate collaboration
• Linking ideas, people and business
• Providing and exchanging knowledge
• Initiating and showcasing new projects

New publications

The Design and Development of an Embodied Semi-Autonomous Mentoring Intelligence (SAMI) for Use in Virtual Reality Interventions, Operationalized for the Self-Management of Chronic Pain
J. Bartlett, E. Fisher, S. Liikkanen, J. Turunen, M. Skog and C. Eccleston

"We present a new embodied Semi-Autonomous Mentoring Intelligence (SAMI) avatar used in an immersive virtual reality intervention for the self-management of chronic pain. We discuss the research findings that were taken into consideration and guided the design and development of SAMI, such methods to promote working alliance with non-human agents, optimal characteristics of non-human agents, and features of effective “automation."

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/frvir.2022.882980
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The Design and Development of an Embodied Semi-Autonomous Mentoring Intelligence (SAMI) for Use in Virtual Reality Interventions, Operationalized for the Self-Management of Chronic Pain
J. Bartlett, E. Fisher, S. Liikkanen, J. Turunen, M. Skog and C. Eccleston
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/frvir.2022.882980

"We present a new embodied Semi-Autonomous Mentoring Intelligence (SAMI) avatar used in an immersive virtual reality intervention for the self-management of chronic pain. We discuss the research findings that were taken into consideration and guided the design and development of SAMI, such methods to promote working alliance with non-human agents, optimal characteristics of non-human agents, and features of effective “automation."

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