Patricia A. Jaques Maillard


is currently an assistant professor and researcher in the Interdisciplinary Program of Graduate Studies in Applied Computing (PIPCA) at University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS), in the city of São Leopoldo, in the south of Brazil. She is a fellow of a CNPq technological productivity scholarship (level 1D) for Brazilian researchers who develop technological products based on their own relevant research results. She earned her PhD in Computer Science from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, with doctoral internship at the Laboratory of Informatics of Grenoble, France. She has published several articles in national and international journals and in conference proceedings. Patricia is on the Editorial Board of the Springer Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, besides participating in the program committee of several renowned national and international conferences on Artificial Intelligence and Computers in Education, such as ITS, ACII, SBIE and so on. Patricia has also coordinated some research projects of international cooperation with France and Argentina. Her main research area is Artificial Intelligence applied to Education. She is especially interested in the topics of Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Affective Computing, and Animated Pedagogical Agents.  


Last update: September 2016


Articles published on IXD&A:

Step Towards a Model to Bridge the Gap between Personality Traits and Collaborative Learning Roles, N.28, pp. 124 - 144, abstractdownload