Talking Agents


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Roles of Talking Agents in Online Collaborative Learning Environments
Z Cai, AJ Hampton, AC Graesser, X Hu… – … for Intelligent Tutoring … – gifttutoring.org
Collaborative learning is a process that involves a group of people working together on a shared learning goal. Traditional classroom collaborative learning requires learners to be at the same location. With internet support, team members can now collaborate online. Many …

Exploring the Origins of Prejudice with Agent-Based Modeling
D Van Rooy – Agent-Based Approaches in Economic and Social …, 2015 – Springer
… The listening agent sums all information received from other talking agents in proportion to the inter-agent weights, and then processes this information … a j represents the external activation received by the listening agent l; w kl is the inter-agent weight from the talking agent k to …

Roles Of Talking Agents In Online Collaborative Learning Environments
Z Cai, AJ Hampton, A Graesser, X Hu… – … Systems: Volume 6 …, 2018 – books.google.com
Collaborative learning is a process that involves a group of people working together on a shared learning goal. Traditional classroom collaborative learning requires learners to be at the same location. With internet support, team members can now collaborate online. Many …

Interacting with virtual agents in shared space: Single and joint effects of gaze and proxemics
J Kolkmeier, J Vroon, D Heylen – International Conference on Intelligent …, 2016 – Springer
… recommended. For group interactions, we recommend to be aware of the effect of the talking agent on the gaze of dialog partners that we observed, as participants might not notice stimuli by non-talking agents in the group. In …

Quiet agent detection through simulation and classification
J Cruser, AC Haworth, LP Alonzi… – Systems and …, 2018 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Identifying the quiet agent is dependent on the effect it may have on the “talking” agents and the surrounding environment … The units in a Unity simulation are by default about 1 meter per unit. Next, talking agents and tables are randomly placed throughout the environment …

An agent-based approach for the application of nature’s forms to product conceptual design
D Parras-Burgos, DG Fernández-Pacheco… – PloS one, 2018 – journals.plos.org
… the Talking Agents, the MA analyses it and proceeds to communicate the changes to be displayed in the user interface to the IA. Given this agent’s heavy workload, it is assigned a larger icon in Fig 4. Primitive module. This module is managed by the Primitive Talking Agent (PTA …

Systems-Based Interactome Analysis for the Hematopoiesis Effect of Angelicae Sinensis Radix: Regulated Network of Cell Proliferation towards Hemopoiesis
G Zheng, H Zhang, Y Yang, Y Sun, Y Zhang… – Chinese Journal of …, 2018 – Springer
… Results: The hematopoiesis mechanism of ASR might be accomplished through regulating pathways of cell proliferation towards hemopoiesis with cross-talking agents of spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK), Janus kinase 2 (JAK2), and interleukin-2-inducible T-cell kinase (ITK) …

Opportunistic control mechanisms for ambience intelligence worlds
JM Fernández-de-Alba, P Campillo… – Expert Systems with …, 2014 – Elsevier
… 4. Case study: an artistic installation. The case study is an evolution of the ‘talking agents’ artistic installation … It considers an intelligent environment where spectators move through different rooms and interact with the talking agents …

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… A. after a supervisor has started monitoring a call B. after a supervisor has barged into a call C. after a supervisor has selected a talking agent for monitoring D. after a supervisor has conferenced into a call E. after a supervisor has transferred the call Answer: B …

A deep bidirectional LSTM approach for video-realistic talking head
B Fan, L Xie, S Yang, L Wang, FK Soong – Multimedia Tools and …, 2016 – Springer
… Therefore, human-machine speech commutation will become more immersive if a vivid talking head is present. Microsoft has recently shown a prototype of talking agent towards human-machine face-to-face interaction [40] …

Component pluggable dialogue framework and its application to social robots
R Jiang, YK Tan, DK Limbu, TA Dung, H Li – Natural Interaction with …, 2014 – Springer
… and more powerful computers, spoken-dialogue systems have obtained an increasingly widespread use in a wide variety of applications: voice-operated cell phones, car navigation systems, commercial information retrieval, gaming, education, healthcare and talking agents …

Web-based multimodal multi-domain spoken dialogue system
R Jiang, RE Banchs, S Kim, KH Yeo… – Proceedings of 5th …, 2014 – rbanchs.com
… and flexible mean of communica- tion between human and machine [1]. In recent years, spoken dialogue system has been widely used in a variety of applications: voice-operated cell phones, car nav- igation systems, gaming, education, healthcare and talking agents, etc …

Efficient vocational skills training for people with cognitive disabilities: an exploratory study comparing computer?assisted instruction to one?on?one tutoring
JR Larson Jr, A Juszczak… – Journal of Applied …, 2016 – Wiley Online Library
… The illustration shown here was used in the computer?assisted instruction condition. A similar illustration, but without the two talking agents at the top, was used both in the one?on?one tutoring condition and in the learning assessments for both conditions …

Speech-Driven 3D Facial Animation with Implicit Emotional Awareness: A Deep Learning Approach.
HX Pham, S Cheung, V Pavlovic – CVPR Workshops, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
… many applications. One such application is the development of talking agent, either in the form of virtual or physical (ie robotic) avatars, for face-to-face human- machine interaction, as in computer-assisted voice agent. In this …

A review on technological development of automatic speech recognition
C Kurian – International Journal of Soft Computing and …, 2014 – Citeseer
… voice-enabled agents. This video had a dramatic effect in the technical community and focused technology efforts, especially in the area of visual talking agents [1]. Manuscript Received on September 2014. Cini Kurian, Department …

Surface expression of CD11b, CD62L, CD44 receptors on blood and milk neutrophils during subclinical and clinical mastitis in Sahiwal cows
DK Swain, MS Kushwah, M Kaur, AK Mohanty… – Indian J Anim …, 2016 – researchgate.net
… Physiology. Mastitis is considered the most economically important disease of high producing cows. The pathology of mastitis becomes very complex due to involvement of multiple pathogens and diverse cross talking agents. There …

End-to-end Learning for 3D Facial Animation from Raw Waveforms of Speech
HX Pham, Y Wang, V Pavlovic – arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.00920, 2017 – arxiv.org
… I. INTRODUCTION Face synthesis is essential to many applications, such as computer games, animated movies, teleconferencing, talking agents, etc. Traditional facial capture approaches have gained tremendous successes, reconstructing high level of realism …

Intelligent Agent (IA) Systems to Generate User Stories for a Positive User Experience
C Olaverri-Monreal, AE Hasan… – International Journal of …, 2014 – igi-global.com
… They combine intelligent agents, speech technology, character animation and virtual reality to create a plot as a consequence of the actions of the characters being then the final story presented by an embodied, talking agent (Theune, Faas, Heylen, & Nijholt, 2003) …

White-Collar Play: Reassessing Managerial Sports Games
B Buehler – The Velvet Light Trap, 2018 – utexaspressjournals.org
… In 2014 Kevin Costner also played a general manager, anchoring Draft Day as the leader of the Cleveland Browns front office. That same year, Jon Hamm starred in Million Dollar Arm—again, not as a player or a coach but rather as a smooth-talking agent …

Speech Recognition System–A Review
S Shaikh Naziya, RR Deshmukh – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… This video had a dramatic effect in the technical community and focused technology efforts, especially in the area of visual talking agents [2]. Languages, on which so far automatic speech recognition systems have been developed, are just a fraction of the total around 7300 …

End-to-end Learning for 3D Facial Animation from Speech
HX Pham, Y Wang, V Pavlovic – … of the 2018 on International Conference …, 2018 – dl.acm.org
… ACM, New York, NY, USA, 5 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3242969.3243017 1 INTRODUCTION Face synthesis is essential to many applications, such as computer games, animated movies, teleconferencing, talking agents, among others …

EMPATHIC, Expressive, Advanced Virtual Coach to Improve Independent Healthy-Life-Years of the Elderdy}}
MI Torres, G Chollet, C Montenegro… – Proc. IberSPEECH …, 2018 – isca-speech.org
… They will develop tools to detect emotional cues, model users’ emotional status, translate coaching plans into actions, user-adapt spoken dialogue and personalise talking agents • Telecare services, a senior association and a hospital interested in testing and validating …

Prototyping Radiobots––Automatic Radio Talks Generator Considering Live Feedback from Listeners
R Rzepka, Y Kimura, Y Tsuji, K Takamaru – workshop.colips.org
… any input from the audience. The only algorithm for generating radio programs we managed to find was proposed by [4], but it does not involve any talking agents, it just learns user’s music preferences. There was an idea [1 …

Look Who’S Talking Too!
H Shah – researchgate.net
… Dr Huma Shah: Conversational Interaction conference, San Jose CA, 30-31 January 2017 Page 5. Variety of e-commerce talking agents since 2000 Dr Huma Shah: Conversational Interaction conference, San Jose CA, 30-31 January 2017 Page 6 …

Robots make ethics honest: and vice versa
WEJ Klein – ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society, 2016 – dl.acm.org
… Robots, as fully naturalis- tic and deterministic automatons represent the archetype of naturalistic, walking & talking agents without any added essences, elan vital, soul or anything else, thus function as an intuition pump to overcome our own cognitive bias and perception of …

Automatic Motion Selection Method for Spoken Dialog Scenario Editor
M Suzuki, K Kawashima – Procedia Computer Science, 2016 – Elsevier
… needed. In addition to making a scenario, appropriate motion should be assigned to an agent for each utterance. Many spoken dialog systems employ a “talking agent” such as real robot, stuffed animal, software agent, and so on. A …

High-Resolution Talking Face Generation via Mutual Information Approximation
H Zhu, A Zheng, H Huang, R He – arXiv preprint arXiv:1812.06589, 2018 – arxiv.org
… applications such as animating movies, teleconferencing, talking agents and enhancing speech comprehension while preserving privacy. Recent efforts mainly employ deep gen- erative models to generate the talking face from scratch …

Enhancing middle school students’ scientific learning and motivation through agent?based learning
CH Chen, MH Chou – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2015 – Wiley Online Library
… Pedagogical agents have been used in a variety of technology-enhanced learning environments. For instance, Herman the Bug, a talking agent, provides students with real-time instruction focusing on plant anatomy (Moreno et al., 2001) …

Intimacy is Induced and Regulated Through Proxemic & Gaze Behaviour-A Study in Immersive Virtual Reality
J Kolkmeier – 2015 – essay.utwente.nl
… 43 6.4. Histograms of participants gaze responses. . . . . 43 6.5. Histograms for participant gaze responses split by talking agent. . . . . 44 6.6. Participants gaze and proxemic responses per manipulation. . . . . 45 6.7. Differences of manipulation effects …

A battle of wit: applying computational humour to game design
D Claire – International Conference on Entertainment Computing, 2015 – Springer
… feedback. Dybala et al. [8] developed talking agents that used humour during dialogues: their system selected a keyword from a user utterance and then outputted a short verbal humour statement. Moreover, Ptaszynski et al …

Intimacy is Induced and Regulated Through Proxemic & Gaze Behaviour
J KOLKMEIER – 2015 – essay.utwente.nl
… 43 6.4. Histograms of participants gaze responses. . . . . 43 6.5. Histograms for participant gaze responses split by talking agent. . . . . 44 6.6. Participants gaze and proxemic responses per manipulation. . . . . 45 6.7. Differences of manipulation effects …

Emotional head motion predicting from prosodic and linguistic features
M Yang, J Jiang, J Tao, K Mu, H Li – Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2016 – Springer
… As a pioneering work for real-time 3D facial animation, Keith Waters creatively proposed a muscle model for animating 3D facial expression [42]. His work produced many research work on 3D facial expression [8, 16] and talking agent [11, 28, 38] …

Nonverbal behavior of a virtual agent expressing attitudes in a group
B Ravenet, A Cafaro, M Ochs… – WACAI 2014 Worshop A …, 2014 – researchgate.net
… In a previous work, we collected a corpus of nonverbal behavior for an agent, to express different attitudes in a dyadic-conversation as speaker [22]. We have built a Bayesian model of nonverbal behavior for a talking agent from the collected corpus …

Barack Obama’s pauses and gestures in humorous speeches
C Navarretta – Proceedings of the 4th European and 7th Nordic …, 2017 – ep.liu.se
… one. The presence of speech pauses and gestures has also been found to contribute to the perception of naturalness of software talking agents (Cassell et al., 1994; Cassell, 2000; Maatman et al., 2005; Rehm et al., 2008). Some …

The Boston Massacre history experience
D Novick, L Rodriguez, A Pacheco… – Proceedings of the 19th …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… is unlikely to be noticed by users. And second, when an agent outside the user’s field of view begins to talk, the user has to scan the scene to find the talking agent. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank Inmerssion for use …

Robot humor: How self-irony and Schadenfreude influence people’s rating of robot likability
N Mirnig, S Stadler, G Stollnberger… – Robot and Human …, 2016 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Laughter is one such aspect that is being researched with the goal of establishing an intelligent user interface with social communication skills [7]. Finally, “Humoroids” could be a new class of talking agents which are able to express humorous behavior [15] …

Discovering the Italian literature: interactive access to audio indexed text resources.
V Galata, A Benin, P Cosi, GR Leone, G Paci… – LREC, 2014 – researchgate.net
… Moreover the TTS is able to generate phoneme du- ration information necessary to drive the synchronization between the speech and the articulatory movements of the talking agent (avatar). 2http://www.kent.ac.uk/sspssr/ccp/rita/index.html …

Socially assistive robotics
MJ Matari?, B Scassellati – Springer Handbook of Robotics, 2016 – Springer
… For example, following a cooperative block-stacking task with a talking agent, participants found an agent more engaging, enjoyable, informative, and credible if it were a physically embodied robot, than if it were a virtually embodied animated character [73.24] …

Power and Truth in Political Discourse: Language and Ideological Narratives
VH Anastassov – 2018 – books.google.com
… The assumption is that in the relationship between a “talking agent” and a “listening target” there is no balanced “role shifting” … The assumption is that in the relationship between a “talking agent” and a “listening target” there is no balanced “role shifting” …

Talking Head: Literature Review
P Chikersal, P Sukheja, CE Siong – Citeseer
… purposes[2] and various websites and blogs[3]. An application becomes even more eye-catching for the customers with the presence of a natural and photo-realistic life-like talking agent … Talking agents like these provide users with a more natural interaction with the computer …

Developing Embodied Agents for Education Applications with Accurate Synchronization of Gesture and Speech
J Xu, Y Nagai, S Takayama, S Sakazawa – Transactions on Computational …, 2015 – Springer
… interactive characters. Beskow et al. [4] designed an interactive talking agent (head only) for language learning. Ieronutti et al. [14] implemented a virtual human for education and training with web technologies (Web3D). Many …

Novel Speech Motion Generation by Modeling Dynamics of Human Speech Production
K Sakai, T Minato, CT Ishi, H Ishiguro – Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 2017 – frontiersin.org
… impractical, unfortunately. The situation-dependency issue of can be solved by modulating the android’s motions. Jia et al. (2014) synthesized the head and facial gestures of a talking agent with emotional expressions. In their …

Against Lepore and Stone’s Sceptic Account of Metaphorical Meaning
E Romero, B Soria – Croatian Journal of Philosophy, 2016 – hrcak.srce.hr
… As Asher says in relation to similar examples of semantic mismatch These predications should be precluded by normal type constraints, and we know that there are no reference preserving maps (in this world) from goats to talking agents or from trees to talking agents …

AutoTutor and family: A review of 17 years of natural language tutoring
BD Nye, AC Graesser, X Hu – … Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2014 – Springer
… being tutored. The convergence of the 5-step tutoring frame, semantic analysis tools such as LSA, and the increasing functionality of animated talking agents provided the three pillars supporting early AutoTutor. Early versions …

Text-Driven Head Motion Synthesis Using Neural Networks
BTS Bojlén – btao.org
… In the literature on animated talking agents, there is some work on speech-driven head motion synthesis, but little on text-driven synthesis in spite of the fact that the semantic content of an utterance is an important contributor to head motion …

Gateways to human sex trafficking in the Central Valley
M Morse – 2014 – scholarworks.csustan.edu
… trade (Rafferty, 2013). Some families sell their children out of desperation to pay for food, health care or other things of value; others mistakenly place their trust in the smooth-talking agents who paint a rosy picture of their children’s bright prospects elsewhere (Rafferty, 2013) …

Implementation of i-vector algorithm in speech emotion recognition by using two different classifiers: Gaussian mixture model and support vector machine
J Gomes – 2016 – scholarworks.iupui.edu
… Page 22. 8 Examples: • Machine reading of messsges or emails. • Telematics feedback in automobiles. • Talking agents for automated business. • Automated voice agent in customer care service. • Voice machines for making announcements that provide information used in …

Implementation Of I-Vector Algorithm In Speech Emotion
J Gomes – 2016 – core.ac.uk
… Page 22. 8 Examples: • Machine reading of messsges or emails. • Telematics feedback in automobiles. • Talking agents for automated business. • Automated voice agent in customer care service. • Voice machines for making announcements that provide information used in …

Expressive Speech Driven Talking Avatar Synthesis with DBLSTM Using Limited Amount of Emotional Bimodal Data.
X Li, Z Wu, HM Meng, J Jia, X Lou… – INTERSPEECH, 2016 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… [1] J. Cassell, “Embodied conversational agents: representation and intelligence in user interface,” AI magazine, 22(3): 67-83, 2001. [2] B. Branstrom, D. House, “Multimodality and speech technology: verbal and non-verbal communication in talking agents,” in Proc …

Dialogue and language as factors contributing to transformative learning in academic tutoring
G Grzegorczyk – Psychology of Language and Communication, 2018 – degruyter.com
… The second perspective is language understood as an activity rather than a code or system of signs. We follow Maturana’s concept of languaging (Maturana, 1970) as a social activity where the process of coordination of actions leads to mutual adaptation of talking agents …

Virtual humans in cultural heritage ICT applications: A review
OM Machidon, M Duguleana, M Carrozzino – Journal of Cultural Heritage, 2018 – Elsevier
… One platform which deals with these problems is the Fashionizer, presented briefly in [13]. 4.4. Talking agents. VHs able to engage verbally the user in an interactive dialogue are more likely to be viewed as social entities. People …

The role of avatars in e-government interfaces
B Almutairi, D Rigas – … Conference of Design, User Experience, and …, 2014 – Springer
… In: Proceedings Ohio Learning Network: The Convergence of Learning and Technology— Window on the Future (2003), http://oln.org/conferences/OLN2003/papers/ Dickey3DVirtualWorlds.pdf 19. Beskow, J.: Animation of Talking Agents. In: Proceedings of AVSP, vol. 97, pp …

Cross talk between inflammatory cytokines and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in transplant vasculopathy
AV Sterpetti, V Borrelli, M Ventura, A Cucina – Journal of Surgical Research, 2017 – Elsevier
Skip to main content …

Automated Detectors of Learner Engagement and Affect: Progress towards Personalized Learning
F Hollands, I Bakir – Digital Inclusion: Transforming Education Through … – researchgate.net
… become more reliable in assessing learners’ affect and engagement, we expect they will be embedded in the software itself so that the learner’s state can be detected real-time, and the software will respond accordingly with personalized messages, talking agents, or alternative …

How Can Hypocrisy be Wrong?
SZ Elgin – academia.edu
… To fail to keep one’s promise is another. But Kant is not merely discussing promise-breaking. He is talking agents making promises that they never intend to keep. That is a single, morally impermissible, act. The first formulation does not allow comparisons between maxims …

Role of embodiment and presence in human perception of robots’ facial cues
A Mollahosseini, H Abdollahi, TD Sweeny… – International Journal of …, 2018 – Elsevier
… Studies show that virtual embodied talking agents enhance the level of engagement, increase speech comprehension in noisy environments, make agents appear more realistic, and users tend to spend more time with these systems compared to the agents equipped with only …

Viseme Comparison Based on Phonetic Cues for Varying Speech Accents
C Bhat, S Kopparapu – Sixteenth Annual Conference of the …, 2015 – isca-speech.org
… 2010, pp. 2474–2477. [9] S. Zhang, J. Jia, Y. Xu, and L. Cai, “Emotional talking agent: System and evaluation,” in Natural Computation (ICNC), 2010 Sixth International Conference on, vol. 7, Aug 2010, pp. 3573– 3577. [10] C …

A Comparative Study of Statistical Conversion of Face to Voice Based on Their Subjective Impressions
Y Ohsugi, D Saito, N Minematsu – Proc. Interspeech 2018, 2018 – isca-speech.org
… 1004 Page 5. 8. References [1] J. Beskow, K. Elenius, and S. McGlashan, “Olga-a dialogue sys- tem with an animated talking agent,” in Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, 1997 …

An agent-based model for understanding the influence of the 11-M terrorist attacks on the 2004 Spanish elections
I Moya, M Chica, JL Sáez-Lozano, Ó Cordón – Knowledge-based Systems, 2017 – Elsevier
… We will model this interaction using a variable called influence change (?), which modifies the strength of the agent’ influences to its neighbors. This interaction is modeled in a directed way, meaning that the talking agent influences its neighbors and not in the opposite way …

Teaching a digital performing agent: Artificial neural network and hidden markov model for recognising and performing dance movement
J McCormick, K Vincs, S Nahavandi… – Proceedings of the …, 2014 – dl.acm.org
… 6.4 Verbose Mode Verbose Mode (Figure 7) used the gesture recognition capabilities of the agent to create a duet between the moving dancer and a responsive, talking agent. The agent and dancer both had similar particle based avatars …

Exploring the effects of a non-interactive talking avatar on social presence, credibility, trust, and patronage intention in an e-commerce website
TW Liew, SM Tan, H Ismail – Human-centric Computing and Information …, 2017 – Springer
… Methods. Experimental design. The study employed a 2 (non-interactive talking agent presence: present versus absent) × 2 (user gender: male versus female) between-subjects laboratory experiment design. Participants. We …

A Darkness at Dawn: Appalachian Kentucky and the Future
HM Caudill – 2015 – books.google.com
… Page 23. and industry, the smooth-talking agents departed as rich men, and where mountaineers had once ridden their horses came railroads and highways. Bewildered moun- taineers saw towns spring up and heard the earth shake in the throes of tremendous enterprises …

Social Robots to enhance therapy and interaction for children: From the design to the implementation” in the wild”
A Barco Martelo – 2017 – tdx.cat
… In Kidd & Breazeal [2004], following a cooperative block-stacking task with a talking agent, participants found an agent more engaging, enjoyable, informative, and credible if it were a physically embodied robot, than if it were a virtually embodied animated character …

Communicating product user reviews and ratings in interfaces for e-commerce: a multimodal approach
D Rigas, R Ghandour – International Conference on HCI in Business …, 2016 – Springer
… 65–109. SAGE Publications (2003)Google Scholar. 32. Beskow, J.: Animation of talking agents. In: Proceedings of the ESCA Workshop on Audio-Visual Speech Processing, AVSP 1997, Rhodes, Greece (1997)Google Scholar. 33 …

Towards a Persuasive Dialog System Supporting Personal Health Management
V Götzmann – National Research Center, 2015 – isl.anthropomatik.kit.edu
… as as- sistants and companions. In 2004, McTear depicted a fantasy scenario in his book, describing well what many people have expected talking agents to be able to accomplish for a long time. “In the fantasy scenario Rachel …

Nonverbal Communication of Anthropomorphism and its Effect on the Perception of Online Education Platforms
AVE Klein – 2016 – essay.utwente.nl
… As it was mentioned earlier, an agent, which is the closest resemblance to a human being, elicits positive affective responses, the talking agents cannot only be presented static but also animated (Clark and Meyer, 2002). This …

Hybrid games: designing tangible interfaces for very young children and children with special needs
E Cerezo, J Marco, S Baldassarri – More Playful User Interfaces, 2015 – Springer
… human intervention. Thus, this was the moment to develop the role of the farmer in order to turn him into an autonomous talking agent, able to perform the task of asking and guiding the children to carry out all the activities. The …

Audiovisual speech synthesis: An overview of the state-of-the-art
W Mattheyses, W Verhelst – Speech Communication, 2015 – Elsevier
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Challenges in the Development of Affective Collaborative Learning Environment with Artificial Peers
M Pudane, S Petrovica, E Lavendelis… – Applied Computer …, 2018 – degruyter.com
… 5–20, 2011. https://doi.org/10.1109/TLT.2011.2 [2] Z. Cai, AJ Hampton, AC Graesser, X. Hu, JL Cockroft, DW Shaffer, and MC Dorneich, “Roles of Talking Agents in Online Collaborative Learning Environments,” Design Recommendations for Intelligent Tutoring Systems: vol …

The effects of a pedagogical agent’s smiling expression on the learner’s emotions and motivation in a virtual learning environment
TW Liew, NAM Zin, N Sahari, SM Tan – … Review of Research in Open and …, 2016 – irrodl.org
… The emotion contagion effects were observed even when the smiling expression of the virtual agent was not consciously attended to (see procedure of Experiment 1). Moreover, our study shows that facial expressions in talking agents affect how people perceive virtual …

Mobile conversational agents for context-aware care applications
D Griol, Z Callejas – Cognitive Computation, 2016 – Springer
… determine its degree of severity. Fernández and Pavón [29] propose the use of talking agents for the development of interactive environments that can be applied in AAL scenarios. The proposed intelligent environments integrate …

Efficiency of automated detectors of learner engagement and affect compared with traditional observation methods
F Hollands, I Bakir – New York, NY: Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of …, 2015 – academia.edu
… detectors become more reliable in assessing learners’ affect and engagement, we expect they will be embedded in the software itself so that the learner’s state can be detected real-time and the software will respond accordingly with messages, talking agents, or different …

A proposed approach for determining the influence of multimodal robot-of-human transparency information on human-agent teams
S Lakhmani, J Abich, D Barber, J Chen – International Conference on …, 2016 – Springer
… J. Comput. Assist. Learn. 25(3), 203–218 (2009)CrossRefGoogle Scholar. 43. Beskow, J.: Animation of talking agents. In: Audio-Visual Speech Processing: Computational & Cognitive Science Approaches (1997)Google Scholar. 44 …

Multimodal e-Government Interfaces: Increase Usability with the Aid of Expressive Avatars
D Rigas, B Almutairi – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… pdf, 2003. [18] J. Beskow, “Animation of Talking Agents,” Proceedings of AVSP, vol. 97, pp. 149-152, 1997. [19] R. Sheth, “Avatar Technology: Giving a Face to the e-Learning Interface,” The eLearning Developers’ Journal, 2003 …

Turn-taking enhancement in spoken dialogue systems with reinforcement learning
H Khouzaimi – 2016 – tel.archives-ouvertes.fr
Page 1. Turn-taking enhancement in spoken dialogue systems with reinforcement learning Hatim Khouzaimi To cite this version: Hatim Khouzaimi. Turn-taking enhancement in spoken dialogue systems with reinforce- ment learning. Artificial Intelligence [cs.AI] …

Bridgemanian space constancy as a precursor to extended cognition
MJ Spivey, BJ Batzloff – Consciousness and cognition, 2018 – Elsevier
A few decades ago, cognitive psychologists generally took for granted that the reason we perceive our visual environment as one contiguous stable whole (ie, s.

Impacting the social presence of virtual agents by scaling the fidelity of their speech and movement
J Fietkau – 2015 – en.julian-fietkau.de
Page 1. Impacting the social presence of virtual agents by scaling the fidelity of their speech and movement Julian Fietkau February 19th, 2015 Master’s thesis for the purpose of attaining the academic degree Master of Science. (M.Sc.) First supervisor: Prof …

Towards artificial speech therapy: A neural system for impaired speech segmentation
S Iliya, F Neri – International journal of neural systems, 2016 – World Scientific
Page 1. International Journal of Neural Systems, Vol. 26, No. 6 (2016) 1650023 (16 pages) c© World Scientific Publishing Company DOI: 10.1142/S0129065716500234 Towards Artificial Speech Therapy: A Neural System for Impaired Speech Segmentation …

Down to Business: Herman Lubinsky and the Postwar Music Industry
R Cherry, J Griffith – Journal of Jazz Studies, 2014 – jjs.libraries.rutgers.edu
Page 1. Journal of Jazz Studies vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1-24 (Summer 2014) copyright by authors 1 Down to Business: Herman Lubinsky and the Postwar Music Industry Robert Cherry and Jennifer Griffith The historical record has …

Generation of audio-visual prosody for expressive virtual actors
A Barbulescu – 2015 – tel.archives-ouvertes.fr
Page 1. HAL Id: tel-01241413 https://tel.archives-ouvertes.fr/tel-01241413v2 Submitted on 10 Jun 2017 HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of sci- entific research documents, whether they are pub- lished or not …

Génération de la prosodie audio-visuelle pour les acteurs virtuels expressifs
A Barbulescu – 2015 – theses.fr
Page 1. THÈSE Pour obtenir le grade de DOCTEUR DE L’UNIVERSITÉ DE GRENOBLE Spécialité : Mathématiques-Informatique Arrêté ministériel : 1 décembre 2015 Présentée par Adela BARBULESCU Thèse dirigée par Rémi RONFARD et codirigée par Gérard BAILLY …

Performance Evaluation of Bidding-Based Multi-Agent Scheduling Algorithms for Manufacturing Systems
A Gordillo, A Giret – Machines, 2014 – mdpi.com
Artificial Intelligence techniques have being applied to many problems in manufacturing systems in recent years. In the specific field of manufacturing scheduling many studies have been published trying to cope with the complexity of the manufacturing environment. One of the most …

Fostering user engagement in face-to-face human-agent interactions: a survey
C Clavel, A Cafaro, S Campano… – Toward Robotic Socially …, 2016 – Springer
Embodied conversationalClavel, Chloé agents areCafaro, Angelocapable of carrying a face-to-face interaction with users. Their use is substantiallyCampano, Sabrina increasing in numerous applicationsPe.

Generating human-like discussion by paraphrasing a translation by the AIWolf protocol using werewolf BBS logs
H Nakamura, D Katagami, F Toriumi… – … Systems (FUZZ-IEEE …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… http://www30.atwiki.jp/jinrouz/sp/pages/36.html [15] A list of characters on Werewolf BBS: A User Generated Content site of Werewolf BBS https://goo.gl/cgkZTi [16] K. Kimura, M. Yuasa and N. Mukawa, “Generating Conversational Atmosphere using Turn-talking Agents -Don’t …

Ambiguity in language networks
RV Solé, LF Seoane – The Linguistic Review, 2015 – degruyter.com
Page 1. The Linguistic Review 2015; 32(1): 5 – 35 Ricard V. Solé* and Luís F. Seoane Ambiguity in language networks Abstract: Human language defines the most complex outcomes of evolution. The emergence of such an …

The Life of Duke Ellington: Giant of Jazz
WC Old – 2014 – books.google.com
Page 1. 5& LEGEN DARY AFRICAN AMERICANS X THE LIFE OF IDUKE ELLINGTON Giant of Jazz *” C. OLD – Page 2. LEGENDARY AFRICANBornAgain AMERICANS THE LIFE OF DUKE Giant of Jazz ELLINGTON Wendie C. Old Page 3 …

Using Multimodality and Expressive Avatars in e-Government Interfaces to Increase Usability
D Rigas, B Almutairi – R efficent A dvances in E lectrical E ngineering and …, 2014 – inase.org
… pdf, 2003. [18] J. Beskow, “Animation of Talking Agents,” Proceedings of AVSP, vol. 97, pp. 149-152, 1997. [19] R. Sheth, “Avatar Technology: Giving a Face to the e-Learning Interface,” The eLearning Developers’ Journal, 2003 …

Recurrent models for situation recognition
A Mallya, S Lazebnik – arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.06233, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
… 459 Page 6. Erasing – (Agent : man), (Erased : word), (Source : blackboard), (Place : ?) Talking – (Agent : woman), (Listener : woman), (Place : office) Figure 3: Predicted situations and attention maps associated with pro- duced noun entities …

Validating a Method to Assess Lipreading, Audiovisual Gain, and Integration During Speech Reception With Cochlear-Implanted and Normal-Hearing Subjects Using …
S Schreitmüller, M Frenken, L Bentz, M Ortmann… – Ear and …, 2018 – journals.lww.com
Objectives: Watching a talker’s mouth is beneficial for speech reception (SR) in many communicatio.

Ambiguity in language networks
LF Seoane – The Linguistic Review. 2015; 32 (1): 5-35, 2015 – repositori.upf.edu
Page 1. The Linguistic Review 2015; 32(1): 5 – 35 Ricard V. Solé* and Luís F. Seoane Ambiguity in language networks Abstract: Human language defines the most complex outcomes of evolution. The emergence of such an …

Lip Syncing Method for Realistic Expressive Three-dimensional Face Model
IRA Al-Rubaye – 2016 – eprints.utm.my
Page 1. 1 LIP SYNCING METHOD FOR REALISTIC EXPRESSIVE THREE- DIMENSIONAL FACE MODEL ITIMAD RAHEEM ALI AL-RUBAYE UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA Page 2. 5 LIP SYNCING METHOD FOR REALISTIC EXPRESSIVE THREE …

Claire Trevor
D Sculthorpe – 2018 – books.google.com
Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. A publicity still from Crack-Up (1946), set in the world of art. Page 4. Claire Trevor The Life and Films of the Queen of Noir DEREK SCULTHORPE McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers Jefferson, North Carolina Page 5 …

User behavior fusion in dialog management with multi-modal history cues
M Yang, J Tao, L Chao, H Li, D Zhang, H Che… – Multimedia Tools and …, 2015 – Springer
It enhances user experience by making the talking avatar be sensitive to user behaviors in human computer interaction (HCI). In this study, we combine user’s multi-modal behaviors with behaviors’ hist.

The Edward G. Robinson Encyclopedia
R Beck – 2015 – books.google.com
Page 1. |10. HiWard (#, ROLISOrl Eld W000%il? Page 2. The Edward G. Robinson Encyclopedia Page 3. Page 4. The Edward G. Robinson Encyclopedia by Robert Beck McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers Jefferson, North Carolina, and London Page 5 …

Developing an Affect-Aware Rear-Projected Robotic Agent
A Mollahosseini – 2018 – digitalcommons.du.edu
Page 1. University of Denver Digital Commons @ DU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Graduate Studies 1-1-2018 Developing an Affect-Aware Rear-Projected Robotic Agent Ali Mollahosseini University of Denver Follow …

Take This Job and Shove It: The Pragmatic Philosophy of Johnny Paycheck and a Prayer for Strict Liability in Appalachia
E Moore III – Scholar, 2017 – HeinOnline
… 60. Robert Shogan’s description of Eastern rail road company’s land acquisition practices is illustrative: [T]he well-tailored, smooth-talking agents of the Norfolk and Western had descended on southern West Virginia like locusts, their checking accounts fattened by funds from …

Kevin Hart: Comedian, Actor, Writer, and Producer
S Kauffman – 2017 – books.google.com
Page 1. INFLUENTIAL L!VES L!VES COMEDIAN, ACTOR, WRITER, AND PRODUCER KEVIN KEVIN KEVIN KEVIN HART HART HART HART Susan Kauffman Page 2. INFLUENTIALL!VESL!VES Comedian, Actor, Writer, and …

Multimedia Communication in e-Government Interface: A Usability and User Trust Investigation
B Almutairi – 2014 – dora.dmu.ac.uk
Page 1. I Multimedia Communication in e-Government Interface: A Usability and User Trust Investigation Badr Mohammed Almutairi Thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science Faculty of Technology, De Montfort University 2014 Page 2. II …

North Country: A Personal Journey Through the Borderland
HF Mosher – 2014 – books.google.com
Page 1. NORTH COUNTRY A Personal Journey Through the Borderland HOWARD FRANK MOSHER A Mariner Book Houghton Mifflin Company BOSTON NEW YORK Page 2. Page 3. FOR PHILLIS Copyright 01997 by Howard …

An appraisal of legislation and policy on human trafficking in Zimbabwe
LT Chibwe – 2016 – ir.msu.ac.zw
Page 1. MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF ARTS DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES RESEARCH TOPIC An Appraisal of Legislation and Policy on Human Trafficking in Zimbabwe. BY LYDIA T. CHIBWE R156347P …

A Comparative Usability Study on the Use of Auditory Icons to Support Virtual Lecturers in E-Learning Interfaces
M Alseid, M Azzeh, Y El Sheikh – Journal of Advanced Computer Science …, 2014 – Citeseer
… Prentice Hall, 2004 [10] R. Sheth,” Avatar Technology: Giving a Face to the e-Learning Interface,” The eLearning Developers’ Journal, 2003. [11] J. Beskow,” Animation of Talking Agents,” Proceedings of AVSP, vol. 97, pp. 149-152, 1997 …

Facial Expression Classification Using Photo-reflective Sensors on Smart Eyewear
K Masai – 2018 – koara.lib.keio.ac.jp
Page 1. A Theisis for the Degree of Ph.D in Engineering Facial Expression Classification Using Photo-reflective Sensors on Smart Eyewear August 2018 Graduate School of Science and Technology Keio University Katsutoshi Masai Page 2. Abstract …

Design, User Experience, and Usability: User Experience Design for Diverse Interaction Platforms and Environments: Third International Conference, DUXU …
A Marcus – 2014 – books.google.com
Page 1. Aaron Marcus (Ed.) Design, User Experience, and Usability User Experience Design for Diverse Interaction Platforms and Environments Third International Conference, DUXU 2014 Held as Part of HCI International 2014 …

The Politics of Personification: Anthropomorphism and Agency in Chaucer, Langland, and Lydgate
G Gilbert – 2015 – dspace.library.uvic.ca
Page 1. The Politics of Personification: Anthropomorphism and Agency in Chaucer, Langland, and Lydgate by Gaelan Gilbert BA, Point Loma Nazarene University, 2007 MA, San Diego State University, 2009 A Dissertation Submitted …

Radio in the movies: A history and filmography, 1926–2010
L Etling – 2014 – books.google.com
Page 1. IMF/0 III THEMUI/IES A HISTORY AND FILMOGRAPHY, 1926-2010 Laurence E’cling Foreword by Kenneth Jurkiewicz Page 2. Radio in the Movies Page 3. This page intentionally left blank Page 4. Radio in the Movies …

Joan Davis: America’s Queen of Film, Radio and Television Comedy
DC Tucker – 2014 – books.google.com
Page 1. ( \ I I i I America’s ‘ _ ilm, Radio {and Television Comedy ‘ wig/0“ * MM @0 mm“: – “I: F / Page 2. JOAN DAVIS Page 3. V Page 4. JOAN DAVIS America’s Queen ofFilm, Radio and Television Comedy David C. Tucker McFarland …

Presidential mission
U Sinclair – 2016 – books.google.com
Page 1. Page 2. Ag’? < EARLY BIRD B00KS Love To Read? Love Great Sales? Get fantastic deals on bestselling ebooks delivered to your inbox every day SIGN UP NOW at EarlyBirdBooks.com Page 3. MURDERS MAWHEM On the hunt for new mysteries and thrillers …

The weight of silence
H Gudenkauf – 2016 – books.google.com
Page 1. Praise for the novels of Heather Gudenkauf “Tense and profoundly emotional.” —#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs “Fans of Jodi Picoult will devour this.” —Redmagazine “Beautifully written, compassionately …

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