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IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
Breaking the Ice in Human-Agent Communication: Eye-Gaze Based Initiation of Contact with an Embodied Conversational Agent
In human-human conversation, the first impression decides whether two people feel attracted by each other and whether contact between them will be continued or not. Starting from ...
Nikolaus Bee, Elisabeth André and Susanne Tober
IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
A Groovy Virtual Drumming Agent
This paper presents an architecture for an intelligent virtual agent that imitates human drumming behaviour. Through imitation, the agent models the user-specific variations that ...
Axel Tidemann, Pinar Öztürk, Yiannis Dem...
IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
Should Agents Speak Like, um, Humans? The Use of Conversational Fillers by Virtual Agents
We describe the design and evaluation of an agent that uses the fillers um and uh in its speech. We describe an empirical study of human-human dialogue, analyzing gaze behavior dur...
Laura M. Pfeifer, Timothy W. Bickmore
IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
Evaluating an Algorithm for the Generation of Multimodal Referring Expressions in a Virtual World: A Pilot Study
This paper presents a quest for the most suitable setting and method to assess the naturalness of the output of an existing algorithm for the generation of multimodal referring exp...
Werner Breitfuss, Ielka van der Sluis, Saturnino L...
IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
Combining Facial and Postural Expressions of Emotions in a Virtual Character
Céline Clavel, Justine Plessier, Jean-Claud...
IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
Turn Management or Impression Management?
We look at how some basic choices in the management of turns influence the impression that people get from an agent. We look at scales concerning personality, emotion and interper...
Mark ter Maat, Dirk Heylen
IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
BDI-Based Development of Virtual Characters with a Theory of Mind
Michal P. Sindlar, Mehdi Dastani, John-Jules Ch. M...
IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Extensions and Applications of Pogamut 3 Platform
Rudolf Kadlec, Jakub Gemrot, Michal Bída, O...
IVA
2009
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Varying Personality in Spoken Dialogue with a Virtual Human
We extend a virtual human architecture that has been used to build tactical questioning characters with a parameterizable personality model, allowing characters to be designed with...
Michael Rushforth, Sudeep Gandhe, Ron Artstein, An...
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