Carole Adam

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Contact Information

Office G120
Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble (UMR 5217), Magma Team
Maison Jean Kuntzmann, 110 avenue de la Chimie
38400 Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France.
Phone: +33 4 76 51 46 38




Research Interests


Formalisation of dialogue, speech acts theory, conversational agents

Trust in interactions

Affective computing, formalisation of emotions and personality for embodied conversational agents and companions

BDI logics

Ambient intelligence, intelligent environments, robots

Electronic institutions, institutional logics (norms, powers, roles)

Short Biography


Defended in July 2007 a PhD in the LILaC team of IRIT (Toulouse) about the logical formalisation of emotions in a BDI logics, programming a Prolog emotional agent based on that model (PLEIAD) and using it for user tests.

Oct 2007 - Oct 2008: Postdoc at Orange Labs in Lannion about institutional logics, programming a multi-agent mediation platform for business to business interactions, using the JSA extension for JADE.

Nov 2008 - Dec 2010: Postdoc in the Intelligent Agents group at RMIT university (Melbourne, Australia) on the Toys project, consisting in developping a toy companion for children that interacts naturally with them over a variety of topics and evolves over time to keep them engaged in the long-term.

Since Dec 2010: Assistant Professor (Maître de Conférences) in Computer Science at Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble, France), mainly working on conversational agents and logical formalisation of dialogue.

March-April 2012: visiting researcher in the Intelligent Agents group at RMIT university (Melbourne, Australia) working on personality for artificial agents tobe applied as companion agents or in video games.