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SIGDIAL
2010
8 years 8 months ago
YouBot: A Simple Framework for Building Virtual Networking Agents
This paper proposes a simple framework for building 'virtual networking agents'; programs that can communicate with users and collect information through the internet. T...
Seiji Takegata, Kumiko Tanaka-Ishii
IVA
2010
Springer
8 years 8 months ago
Evaluating the Effect of Gesture and Language on Personality Perception in Conversational Agents
A significant goal in multi-modal virtual agent research is to determine how to vary expressive qualities of a character so that it is perceived in a desired way. The "Big Fiv...
Michael Neff, Yingying Wang, Rob Abbott, Marilyn A...
IVA
2010
Springer
8 years 8 months ago
An Intelligent Virtual Agent to Increase Involvement in Financial Services
In order to enhance user involvement in financial services, this paper proposes to combine the idea of adaptive personalisation with intelligent virtual agents. To this end, a comp...
Tibor Bosse, Ghazanfar F. Siddiqui, Jan Treur
IVA
2010
Springer
8 years 8 months ago
Individualized Gesturing Outperforms Average Gesturing - Evaluating Gesture Production in Virtual Humans
Abstract. How does a virtual agent’s gesturing behavior influence the user’s perception of communication quality and the agent’s personality? This question was investigated ...
Kirsten Bergmann, Stefan Kopp, Friederike Eyssel
IVA
2010
Springer
8 years 8 months ago
How a Virtual Agent Should Smile? - Morphological and Dynamic Characteristics of Virtual Agent's Smiles
A smile may communicate different meanings depending on subtle characteristics of the facial expression. In this article, we have studied the morphological and dynamic characteris...
Magalie Ochs, Radoslaw Niewiadomski, Catherine Pel...
IJCAI
2007
8 years 11 months ago
Learning Policies for Embodied Virtual Agents through Demonstration
Although many powerful AI and machine learning techniques exist, it remains difficult to quickly create AI for embodied virtual agents that produces visually lifelike behavior. T...
Jonathan Dinerstein, Parris K. Egbert, Dan Ventura
ACII
2007
Springer
9 years 3 days ago
An Empathic Rational Dialog Agent
Recent research has shown that virtual agent able to express empathic emotions enhances human-machine interaction. In this paper, we present the capabilities that virtual agent sho...
Magalie Ochs, Catherine Pelachaud, David Sadek
ATAL
2008
Springer
9 years 9 days ago
Negotiating task interruptions with virtual agents for health behavior change
Virtual health counseling agents on mobile devices need to be able to interrupt their users when it is time for them to engage in healthy behaviors, such as scheduled medication t...
Timothy W. Bickmore, Daniel Mauer, Francisco Cresp...
ATAL
2008
Springer
9 years 9 days ago
Trackside DEIRA: a dynamic engaging intelligent reporter agent
DEIRA is a virtual agent commenting on virtual horse races in real time. DEIRA analyses the state of the race, acts emotionally and comments about the situation in a believable an...
François L. A. Knoppel, Almer S. Tigelaar, ...
ATAL
2008
Springer
9 years 9 days ago
Modeling parallel and reactive empathy in virtual agents: an inductive approach
Humans continuously assess one another's situational context, modify their own affective state, and then respond based on these outcomes through empathetic expression. Virtua...
Scott W. McQuiggan, Jennifer L. Robison, Robert Ph...
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