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Guided Conversations about Leadership: Mentoring with Movies and Interactive Characters

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Guided Conversations about Leadership: Mentoring with Movies and Interactive Characters
Think Like a Commander – Excellence in Leadership (TLAC-XL) is an application designed for learning leadership skills both from the experiences of others and through a structured dialogue about issues raised in a vignette. The participant watches a movie, interacts with a synthetic mentor and interviews characters in the story. The goal is to enable leaders to learn the human dimensions of leadership, addressing a gap in the training tools currently available to the U.S. Army. The TLAC-XL application employs a number of Artificial Intelligence technologies, including the use of a coordination architecture, a machine learning approach to natural language processing, and an algorithm for the automated animation of rendered human faces. Leadership Development Leadership is difficult to teach, even for people. While there is evidence that some are born with an aptitude for leadership, the traits and skills needed to be an effective leader are often learned only by experience. This holds...
Randall W. Hill Jr., Jay Douglas, Andrew Gordon, F
Added 31 Oct 2010
Updated 31 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2003
Where IAAI
Authors Randall W. Hill Jr., Jay Douglas, Andrew Gordon, Frederic H. Pighin, Martin Van Velsen
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