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13 years 2 months ago
Towards Sociable Virtual Humans: Multimodal Recognition of Human Input and Behavior
—One of the biggest obstacles for constructing effective sociable virtual humans lies in the failure of machines to recognize the desires, feelings and intentions of the human us...
Christian Eckes, Konstantin Biatov, Frank Hül...
13 years 3 months ago
Post-Analysis of Learned Rules
Rule induction research implicitly assumes that after producing the rules from a dataset, these rules will be used directly by an expert system or a human user. In real-life appli...
Bing Liu, Wynne Hsu
13 years 3 months ago
A Role Agent Model for Collaborative Systems
Collaboration based on computers involves two factors, human users and computer systems. When we hope to build a feasible and efficient collaborative system, we must consider both...
Haibin Zhu
13 years 3 months ago
Does incorrect computer prompting affect human decision making? A case study in mammography
The goal of the data collection and analyses described in this paper was to investigate the effects of incorrect output from a CAD tool on the reliability of the decisions of its ...
Eugenio Alberdi, Andrey Povyakalo, Lorenzo Strigin...
13 years 3 months ago
Reinforcement Learning with Human Teachers: Evidence of Feedback and Guidance with Implications for Learning Performance
As robots become a mass consumer product, they will need to learn new skills by interacting with typical human users. Past approaches have adapted reinforcement learning (RL) to a...
Andrea Lockerd Thomaz, Cynthia Breazeal
212views ECommerce» more  ACMICEC 2008»
13 years 4 months ago
A semantic web architecture for advocate agents to determine preferences and facilitate decision making
The world-wide-web (WWW) today consists of distinct, isolated islands of data and metadata. In the near future we expect the availability of a critical mass of data and metadata f...
Wolfgang Ketter, Arun Batchu, Gary Berosik, Dan Mc...
13 years 7 months ago
Negotiation over tasks in hybrid human-agent teams for simulation-based training
The effectiveness of simulation-based training for individual tasks – such as piloting skills – is well established, but its use for team training raises challenging technical...
David R. Traum, Jeff Rickel, Jonathan Gratch, Stac...
13 years 8 months ago
A Haptic Interface for Human-in-the-Loop Manipulation at the Nanoscale
This paper outlines major challenges that we are facing in interfacing a human user with objects in the nanoworld via a haptic interface. After a review of prior efforts at haptic...
Hong Z. Tan, Laron Walker, Ron Reifenberger, Sorub...
13 years 8 months ago
Getting in Touch with a Cognitive Character
We provide computer-animated characters with haptic interaction, allowing human users to interfere with cognitive characters. Our work presents an interface between control and an...
Torsten Bierz, Peter Dannenmann, Kai Hergenrö...
121views Cryptology» more  PKC 2009»
14 years 3 months ago
On the Theory and Practice of Personal Digital Signatures
We take a step towards a more realistic modeling of personal digital signatures, where a human user, his mobile equipment, his PC and a server are all considered as independent pla...
Gert Læssøe Mikkelsen, Ivan Damg&arin...