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HCI
2009
10 years 20 days ago
Some Pitfalls for Developing Enculturated Conversational Agents
A review of current agent-based systems exemplifies that a Western perspective is predominant in the field. But as conversational agents focus on rich multimodal interactive behavi...
Matthias Rehm, Elisabeth André, Yukiko I. N...
HCI
2009
10 years 20 days ago
Social Practice: Becoming Enculturated in Human-Computer Interaction
Abstract. We present a new approach to the design, development and evaluation of embodied conversational agents (ECAs) that allows them to index identity through culturally and soc...
Justine Cassell
IVA
2010
Springer
10 years 1 months ago
The Impact of Linguistic and Cultural Congruity on Persuasion by Conversational Agents
We present an empirical study on the impact of linguistic and cultural tailoring of a conversational agent on its ability to change user attitudes. We designed two bilingual (Engli...
Langxuan Yin, Timothy W. Bickmore, Dharma E. Cort&...
IPM
2007
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10 years 2 months ago
A semantic Bayesian network approach to retrieving information with intelligent conversational agents
As access to information becomes more intensive in society, a great deal of that information is becoming available through diverse channels. Accordingly, users require effective ...
Kyoung Min Kim, Jin-Hyuk Hong, Sung-Bae Cho
ATAL
2008
Springer
10 years 4 months ago
An embodied conversational agent as a lifestyle advisor
Persistent Embodied Conversational Agents (ECA) can be used to assist users in their daily activities. We introduce the Health and Fitness Companion (HFC), which is a conversation...
Cameron Smith, Daniel Charlton, Li Zhang, Marc Cav...
FLAIRS
2008
10 years 5 months ago
Humanoid Agents as Hosts, Advisors, Companions, and Jesters
Humanoid agents can serve in a variety of activities ranging from hosts, to advisors and coaches, to teachers and to humous companions. This paper explores recent research in huma...
Candace L. Sidner
AGENTCL
2003
Springer
10 years 8 months ago
Commitment and Argument Network: A New Formalism for Agent Communication
This paper proposes a formal framework which offers an external representation of conversations between conversational agents. Using this formalism allows us: (1) to represent the ...
Jamal Bentahar, Bernard Moulin, Brahim Chaib-draa
IDEAL
2004
Springer
10 years 8 months ago
User Adaptive Answers Generation for Conversational Agent Using Genetic Programming
Recently, it seems to be interested in the conversational agent as an effective and familiar information provider. Most of conversational agents reply to user’s queries based on ...
Kyoung Min Kim, Sungsoo Lim, Sung-Bae Cho
ATAL
2005
Springer
10 years 8 months ago
Catch me if you can: exploring lying agents in social settings
Embodied conversational agents become more and more realistic concerning their conversational and their nonverbal behaviors. But if the information conveyed nonverbally exhibits c...
Matthias Rehm, Elisabeth André
MMM
2005
Springer
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10 years 8 months ago
Believability and Interaction in Virtual Worlds
In this paper we present a discussion about believability for Virtual Environments, emotional simulation and also Embodied Conversational Agents (ECAs). We will discuss about the ...
Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, HyungSeok Kim, Arjan Egge...
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