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Raghavi Sakpal

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Computer Science
University of North Carolina
Computer Science
University of North Carolina
Computer Engineering
University of Pune, India

Current Research

  • Summer 2013: Research Assistant, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
    Project: Creating Virtual Patients portraying mild TBI as a Training Tool for Screening Traumatic brain Injury
    Funded By: Polytrauma Clinic at W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC.
  • Summer 2010: Research mentor, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
    Project: Create Virtual Agents to Improve Learning Outcomes in Young Children with Learning Disabilities.
    Funded By: Summer REU program funded by National Science Foundation (NSF).
  • Fall 2009: Graduate Assistant, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
    Project: Intelligent Tutoring Systems.
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Selected Publications

Brearly, T.W., Sakpal, R., Wilson, D., Taber, K.H. (2016, March). “Development of a mTBI virtual standardized patient: Enhancing diagnostic reliability through interactive training”. Poster accepted for the annual University of North Carolina-Charlotte Military Culture conference, Charlotte, NC.

Raghavi Sakpal, Kieran-Jordine, Dale-Marie Wilson. Emotion Generation for Virtual Agents based on PMC (Personality-Mood-Culture) Cognitive Rules, 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2015), July 2015, Accepted

Mohammed Ahmed, Raghavi Sakpal, Dale-Marie Wilson, David Cifu, Joel Scholten, Chloe A. Bomberger, Robin A. Hurley, Christine Elnitsky, Katherine H. Taber. (2014) “Creating a Virtual Mild TBI Patient: Conceptual Design and Initial Database Development”, American Neuropsychiatric Association 2014 (ANPA).

Jordine, K., Wilson, D, and Sakpal, R. (2014) “Logic Analyzer of Computer Programs using Relational Model”, HCI International 2014. (Accepted).

Raghavi Sakpal. (2012) “Virtual patients to teach cultural competency”, In Proceedings of the 14th ACM international conference on Multimodal interaction (ICMI ’12). ACM, New York, NY, USA,349-352. DOI=10.1145/2388676.2388754

Jensen, A. S., Wilson, Dale-Marie, Jordine, K. and Sakpal, R. (2012) “Detecting Elements of Culture Bias in Student Perceptions of Embodied Pedagogical Agents”, World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 26 - 29 June 2012.