The PANDORA System Intermediate Evaluation took place on the 19-20 of October 2011 in Paris at CNAM (Conservatoires del Arts et del Métiers), a Public Scientific, Cultural and Professional Institution, among France's top higher education establishments.
During the intermediate evaluation trainers and trainees were involved performing a training task.
The following steps were carried out:
· Trainees profiling was performed (filling questionnaires)
· Trainees were presented with events and contexts descriptions
· Trainees were presented with choices to make and decisions to take
The trial showed that the trainees were very interested in the Pandora system and they clearly understood its potentialities. Further, the intermediate evaluation findings helped the consortium in the discussion on how best to plan next steps of the project with the main aim to increase the usability and the effectiveness of the Pandora system.
The PANDORA project took part in the eChallenges e-2011 Conference , held in Florence (Italy), on the 26th of October 2011. The project was presented within the session “Technology Enhanced Learning - Case Studies” and a demonstration illustrated how the emotional feedback is used in the multi-modal interaction with a system designed for real-time crisis management. On this occasion, the PANDORA system was thoroughly presented through real-life use-cases and scenarios thus offering insight into the internal reasoning processes that led to the design of the system. The demonstration was performed by using live system with selected training personnel from the PANDORA Consortium and with the volunteers, eager to act as trainees.
The PANDORA project consortium had an excellent opportunity to showcase its research results and simulation system to the European public, strengthening international contacts with potential partners or clients from around the world.
For the video interview with Sara Grilli (CEFRIEL) click here: http://gridtalk-project.blogspot.com/2011/10/whats-in-pandoras-box.html
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