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The distributed museum is already here–it’s just not very evenly distributed – Thinking about Museums
[Author accepted version] Ed Rodley, “The distributed museum is already here–it’s just not very evenly distributed” in Hannah Lewi, Wally Smith, Dirk vom Lehn, Steven Cooke (eds), The Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Her via Pocket
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Personality Matters! Improving The User Experience of Chatbot Interfaces ~ BY: Tuva Lunde Smestad (Masters thesis) [PDF]
# Personality Matters! Improving The User
# Experience of Chatbot Interfaces

## Personality provides a stable pattern to guide
## the design and behaviour of conversational agents

Tuva Lunde Smestad

Master in Interaction Design
Submission date: June 2018
Supervisor: Frode Volden, ID
Co-supervisor: Anders-Petter Andersson, ID

Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Department of Design

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### Preface

This master thesis is the final part of my Master in Interaction Design degree at the department
of Design at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The project planning,
preliminary studies and literature review was conducted during the autumn of 2017. The work
presented in this thesis was conducted and written during the spring of 2018 and the workload
corresponds to 30 ECTS.

This project was undertaken after I was challenged with building my first chatbot, and was surprised to find that much work is still to be done regarding how we can improve the user experience
of conversational interfaces. After having tried, failed, improved, and completed the design process
of this chatbot, I was left with a lot of experiences and insights that I wished to investigate further.
And having read the recent reviews and overall reception of chatbots, I was concerned whether this
could lead to abandonment of chatbots as service. I therefore wanted to use my final year of my
masters, to try and prove at least one assumption regarding conversational agents: can personality
improve the user experience of chatbots?

I aim with this master thesis to add to the field of human-computer and human-robot interaction
by providing evidence to explain how personality impacts the user experience of conversational
interfaces, and how personality affects how humans perceive chatbots. In addition to this I also
wanted to create a framework that can be adopted by others to build their own user-centred chatbot
personalities. This framework was implemented to answer whether personality matters to the user
experience of conversational agents.

01-06-2018

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Paper Programs
Run Javascript programs on pieces of paper, using a projector and camera. Physically hold programs in your hand, and see them come to life, as if by magic.
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Compositional Deep Learning
> going back and forth 2 different techniques using information from both

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20(b)), we cannot explicitly write down a function which transforms a horse into a zebra, butwe can tell if some function did a...
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