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ICMI
2010
Springer
160views Biometrics» more  ICMI 2010»
11 years 4 months ago
Facilitating multiparty dialog with gaze, gesture, and speech
We study how synchronized gaze, gesture and speech rendered by an embodied conversational agent can influence the flow of conversations in multiparty settings. We review a computa...
Dan Bohus, Eric Horvitz
IVA
2010
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Multimodal Backchannels for Embodied Conversational Agents
One of the most desirable characteristics of an Embodied Conversational Agent (ECA) is the capability of interacting with users in a human-like manner. While listening to a user, a...
Elisabetta Bevacqua, Sathish Pammi, Sylwia Julia H...
IVA
2010
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Making It Personal: End-User Authoring of Health Narratives Delivered by Virtual Agents
We describe a design study in which five different tools are compared for end-user authoring of personal stories to be told by an embodied conversational agent. The tools provide v...
Timothy W. Bickmore, Lazlo Ring
JBI
2006
105views Bioinformatics» more  JBI 2006»
11 years 6 months ago
User modeling and adaptation in health promotion dialogs with an animated character
In this paper, we describe our experience with the design and implementation of an embodied conversational agent (ECA) that converses with users in order to change their dietary b...
Fiorella de Rosis, Nicole Novielli, Valeria Carofi...
ACL
2001
11 years 8 months ago
Non-Verbal Cues for Discourse Structure
This paper addresses the issue of designing embodied conversational agents that exhibit appropriate posture shifts during dialogues with human users. Previous research has noted t...
Justine Cassell, Yukiko I. Nakano, Timothy W. Bick...
HCI
2007
11 years 8 months ago
Enhancing Human-Computer Interaction with Embodied Conversational Agents
We survey recent research in which the impact of an embodied conversational agent on human-computer interaction has been assessed through a human evaluation. In some cases, the eva...
Mary Ellen Foster
COST
2008
Springer
125views Multimedia» more  COST 2008»
11 years 8 months ago
Biosignal Based Emotion Analysis of Human-Agent Interactions
A two-phase procedure, based on biosignal recordings, is applied in an attempt to classify the emotion valence content in human-agent interactions. In the first phase, participants...
Evgenia Hristova, Maurice Grinberg, Emilian Lalev
ATAL
2004
Springer
11 years 10 months ago
Influences and Embodied Conversational Agents
We aim at creating an Embodied Conversational Agent (ECA) that would exhibit not only a consistent behavior with her personality and contextual environment factors but also that w...
Vincent Maya, Myriam Lamolle, Catherine Pelachaud
ACII
2007
Springer
11 years 10 months ago
'You are Sooo Cool, Valentina!' Recognizing Social Attitude in Speech-Based Dialogues with an ECA
We propose a method to recognize the `social attitude' of users towards an Embodied Conversational Agent (ECA) from a combination of linguistic and prosodic features. After de...
Fiorella de Rosis, Anton Batliner, Nicole Novielli...
ICMI
2005
Springer
136views Biometrics» more  ICMI 2005»
12 years 8 days ago
Contextual recognition of head gestures
Head pose and gesture offer several key conversational grounding cues and are used extensively in face-to-face interaction among people. We investigate how dialog context from an ...
Louis-Philippe Morency, Candace L. Sidner, Christo...
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