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Agent Mediated Information Exchange

By Violeta Holmes and Katrinna MacFarlane

Abstract

This poster presents a tool for agent-mediated information exchange between users/children while chatting online. The Internet plays a significant role in\ud the lives of children today by opening up a whole new world. It provides excellent educational opportunities, access to a huge range of information and\ud can be fun. However, it also plays a role in the abuse of children in a variety of ways. We are aware of the potential for paedophiles to misuse modern\ud technology to abuse children’s trust by attempting to contact them through chat rooms. Hence, there is a need to automate the process of monitoring\ud information exchange when children chat on-line

Topics: T1, QA75
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.hud.ac.uk:5207

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