Embodied Agents & Dialog Systems 2017


Notes:

  • Embodied learning
  • Interactive character
  • Virtual character

Wikipedia:

References:

See also:

100 Best Artificial Intelligence Embodiment Videos | 100 Best Virtual Reality Embodiment Videos | Embodiment Meta Guide | EMBR (Embodied Agents Behavior Realizer) | JAMES (Joint Action for Multimodal Embodied Social Systems) | Unembodied Artificial Intelligence


Learning cooperative visual dialog agents with deep reinforcement learning
A Das, S Kottur, JMF Moura, S Lee… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – openaccess.thecvf.com
… but proceeds over multiple rounds of conversation. Text-only or Classical Dialog. Li et al. [21] have pro- posed using RL for training dialog systems. However, they hand-define what a ‘good’ utterance/dialog looks like (non- repetition, coherence, continuity, etc.) …

Deal or no deal? end-to-end learning for negotiation dialogues
M Lewis, D Yarats, YN Dauphin, D Parikh… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
Page 1. arXiv:1706.05125v1 [cs.AI] 16 Jun 2017 Deal or No Deal? End-to-End Learning for Negotiation Dialogues Mike Lewis1, Denis Yarats1, Yann N. Dauphin1, Devi Parikh2,1 and Dhruv Batra2,1 1Facebook AI Research …

Emergence of language with multi-agent games: learning to communicate with sequences of symbols
S Havrylov, I Titov – Advances in Neural Information Processing …, 2017 – papers.nips.cc
… Oliver Lemon, Alexander Gruenstein, and Stanley Peters. Collaborative activities and multi-tasking in dialogue systems: Towards natural dialogue with robots. TAL … Evolution of communication and language in embodied agents. Springer Science & Business Media, 2009 …

The Cognitive Service Robotics Apartment
S Wrede, C Leichsenring, P Holthaus, T Hermann… – KI-Künstliche …, 2017 – Springer
… The virtual agent and Floka allow us to conduct research on the role of virtual and embodied agents and how these might work together … Improving the robustness of dialogue systems in a multi party HRI scenario by incorporating gaze direction and lip movement of attendees …

A User Perception–Based Approach to Create Smiling Embodied Conversational Agents
M Ochs, C Pelachaud, G Mckeown – ACM Transactions on Interactive …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… In order to improve the social capabilities of ECAs, this article proposes a compu- tational model designed to enable embodied agents to select and display appropriate smiling behavior during a human–machine interaction …

Looking Coordinated: Bidirectional Gaze Mechanisms for Collaborative Interaction with Virtual Characters
S Andrist, M Gleicher, B Mutlu – Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… Another line of work among these studies involved enabling embodied agents to monitor user gaze for signals of communi- cation or task breakdowns and to offer repair. These studies included the development of a spoken dialogue system that monitored user gaze patterns to …

Remembering a Conversation–A Conversational Memory Architecture for Embodied Conversational Agents
M Elvir, AJ Gonzalez, C Walls, B Wilder – Journal of Intelligent …, 2017 – degruyter.com
Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation …

Probabilistic record type lattices for incremental reference processing
J Hough, M Purver – Modern perspectives in type-theoretical semantics, 2017 – Springer
… 2014) and order-theoretic models of probability (Knuth 2005) into a formal dialogue system that reflects the psycholinguistic evidence. The remainder of the chapter is as follows: In Sect … 2013), demonstrating its potential for situated, embodied and multi-modal dialogue systems …

Computational Approaches to Dialogue
D Traum – The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue, 2017 – books.google.com
… Generally a dialogue system will have both dialogue modeling and dialogue management components … 2013). 143 Page 161. David Traum In the rest of this chapter we will focus on dialogue systems that include a dialogue management process, and can engage in dialogue …

Simulating empathic behavior in a social assistive robot
B De Carolis, S Ferilli, G Palestra – Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2017 – Springer
… 37]. Moreover, embodied agents have the potential to involve users in a human-like conversation using verbal and non-verbal signals for providing feedback, showing empathy and emotions in their behavior [10, 11, 21]. However …

Human vs. Synthetic Recommendation Agents’ Voice: The Effects on Consumer Reactions
E Cherif, JF Lemoine – … at the Confluence between Entertainment and …, 2017 – Springer
… Footnotes. 1. Multiple terms are used: avatars (Holzwarth et al. 2006), conversational embodied agent (Cassell and Bickmore 2000), virtual agent, interactive character, shopping agent and animated agent, etc. (McGoldrick et al … Towards human-like spoken dialogue systems …

Addressing the” Why?” in Computational Creativity: A Non-Anthropocentric, Minimal Model of Intentional Creative Agency
C Guckelsberger, C Salge, S Colton – 2017 – research.gold.ac.uk
… We use this context for a case-study in which TPF is equipped with our hypothetical dialogue system … An embodied agent can avoid the use of internal symbolic rep- resentations, by using “the world as its own model” (Brooks, 1991) …

Simulating listener gaze and evaluating its effect on human speakers
L Frädrich, F Nunnari, M Staudte, A Heloir – International Conference on …, 2017 – Springer
… Instead of adapting existing “off the shelf” embodied agents solutions, experimenters and developers collaboratively designed and implemented experiment’s logic and the avatar’s real time behavior from scratch in the … In: Advances in Natural Multimodal Dialogue Systems, pp …

Towards adaptive social behavior generation for assistive robots using reinforcement learning
J Hemminghaus, S Kopp – Proceedings of the 2017 ACM/IEEE …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Towards Adaptive Social Behavior Generation for Assistive Robots Using Reinforcement Learning Jacqueline Hemminghaus CITEC, Bielefeld University 33619 Bielefeld, Germany jhemming@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de …

A data-driven passing interaction model for embodied basketball agents
D Lala, T Nishida – Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 2017 – Springer
… Therefore, the goal of this paper is more specific, namely: To create a generalized computational model for full body collaborative interactions which can be integrated into embodied agents … 2001) and (Schultz et al. 2003) adopted JAT as the basis for a spoken dialogue system …

Text-based Healthcare Chatbots Supporting Patient and Health Professional Teams: Preliminary Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial on Childhood …
T Kowatsch, M Nißen, CHI Shih… – … Embodied Agents …, 2017 – research-collection.ethz.ch
… Paper presented at the Persuasive Embodied Agents for Behavior Change (PEACH2017) Workshop, co-located with the 17th International Conference on Intelligent … In: Kuppevelt, JCJ, Bernsen, NO, Dybkjær, L. (eds.) Advances in Natural Multimodal Dialogue Systems, vol …

Persuasive strategies in dialogue games with emotional reasoning
M Kacprzak – International Joint Conference on Rough Sets, 2017 – Springer
… In the current article a dialogue system which describes parent-child persuasive conversation is presented … This is very important in the design of virtual, embodied agents, the aim of which is to keep human-machine interaction …

A new friend in our smartphone?: observing interactions with chatbots in the search of emotional engagement
M Portela, C Granell-Canut – … of the XVIII International Conference on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… In Advances in Natural Multimodal Dialogue Systems, Jan CJ van Kuppevelt, Laila Dybkjær, and Niels Ole Bernsen (Eds … on Representating, Annotating, and Evaluating Non-Verbal and Verbal Communicative Acts to Achieve Contextual Embodied Agents, Autonomous Agents …

Separating representation, reasoning, and implementation for interaction management: Lessons from automated planning
ME Foster, RPA Petrick – Dialogues with Social Robots, 2017 – Springer
… from a speech recogniser, while the low-level output components would deal with instructions such as motion specifications for an embodied agent or content for a speech synthesiser. In this section, we survey a representative set of dialogue systems toolkits, including several …

Arguments from authority and expert opinion in computational argumentation systems
D Walton, M Koszowy – AI & SOCIETY, 2017 – Springer
… Much of this work has been carried out by building embodied agents that have facial expressions and other attributes of a human body, but a … However, these systems do have the capability to go part way when extended even further by using formal dialogue systems to model …

Arguments from authority and expert opinion in computational argumentation systems
D Walton, M Koszowy – AI & SOCIETY, 2017 – Springer
… Much of this work has been carried out by building embodied agents that have facial expressions and other attributes of a human body, but a … However, these systems do have the capability to go part way when extended even further by using formal dialogue systems to model …

Learning and Reusing Dialog for Repeated Interactions with a Situated Social Agent
J Kennedy, I Leite, A Pereira, M Sun, B Li… – … on Intelligent Virtual …, 2017 – Springer
… on techniques utilizing semi-situated learning in an incremental crowdwork- ing pipeline, this paper introduces an embodied agent that self … Traditional dialog systems rely on domain experts to manually define structure, rules, and goals to navigate through conversations, eg, [2 …

Conversational Agent-Based Behaviour Change Support Systems: Comparing the Technical Aspects of Recent Applications
A de Vos, J Nieuwdorp, R Keulemans – adriaandevos.nl
… Keywords Conversational Agent (CA), virtual agent, Behaviour Change Support System (BCSS), health, intervention, dialog system, e-coach, features … From the table, it becomes clear that embodied agents that respond to users with speech are by far the most popular …

Human-Agent Collaboration in Meetings
D Wang, QV Liao, RKE Bellamy, TD Erickson, JB Ellis… – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… In this, we join an emerging trend in designing and deploying both virtual agents (eg, chat- bots) and embodied agents (eg, robots) to function in multi-user situations [7; 9; 10; 15] … Partially observable Markov decision processes for spoken dialog systems …

A modular, multimodal open-source virtual interviewer dialog agent
K Cofino, V Ramanarayanan, P Lange… – Proceedings of the 19th …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… KEYWORDS avatar, dialog system, open-source, multimodal, virtual agent ACM Reference Format: Kirby Cofino, Vikram Ramanarayanan, Patrick Lange, David … has led to the development of multiple software platforms and so- lutions for implementing embodied agents [1, 4, 5 …

The effectiveness of dialogue-based CALL on L2 proficiency development: a meta-analysis
S Bibauw, T François, P Desmet – 2017 – lirias.kuleuven.be
… Search syntax: (chatbot / chat bot / chatterbot / conversational agent / conversational companion / conversational system / dialog* system / dialog* agent / dialog* game / pedagogical agent / human-computer dialog* / dialog*-based … initiative, embodied agent, gamified …

Towards Reasoned Modality Selection in an Embodied Conversation Agent
C Ten-Ventura, R Carlini, S Dasiopoulou, GL Tó… – … on Intelligent Virtual …, 2017 – Springer
… content and addressee profile features, it is different from most of the approaches to modality handling in multimodal dialogue systems, which tend … V., De Carolis, N.: From Greta’s Mind to her Face: Modeling the Dynamics of Affective States in a Conversational Embodied Agent …

To Sum Up
E Weigand – The Routledge Handbook of Language and Dialogue, 2017 – taylorfrancis.com
… Generally a dialogue system will have both dialogue modeling and dialogue management components … 2013). Page 2. David Traum 144 In the rest of this chapter we will focus on dialogue systems that include a dialogue management process, and can engage in dialogue …

Machine Learning and Social Robotics for Detecting Early Signs of Dementia
P Jonell, J Mendelson, T Storskog, G Hagman… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… 1. a user- and caregiver-friendly embodied agent that carries out established neuropsychological tests. This includes the development of an adaptive and sustainable dialogue system, with elements of gamification that encourages the subject to carry out the tests as effectively …

A Comparative Meta-Analysis of Research on Embodied Pedagogical Agents (PAs)
H Darwish – researchgate.net
… research questions: 1) What is the effect size of embodied agents on learning? 2) What are reasons for the obtained contradictory results? PA development … On one hand, studies were not only restricted to assess the effectiveness of the embodied agents on promoting …

Empowering Conversational Agents with Situated Natural Language Communication Skills by Exploiting Deep Reinforcement Learning Techniques
A Suglia – aiia2017.di.uniba.it
… humans by using different techniques ranging from simple Rule-based systems [2] to advanced data-driven Spoken Dialogue systems [3]. However … R 1: Is it possible to train a conversational agent to interact within real world contexts consisting of embodied agents and situated …

How to Catch A Werewolf
J Beskow – artes.ucp.pt
… It might be that you have interest in a dialogue system pipeline as a whole or in a specific module (eg language understanding, language generation,…) … From Greta’s mind to her face: modelling the dynamics of affective states in a conversational embodied agent …

Development of An Arabic Conversational Intelligent Tutoring System for Education of Children with ASD
SS Aljameel, JD O’Shea, KA Crockett… – Computational …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… 8, pp. 628-639, 2008. [5] D. Massaro, “Symbiotic Value of an Embodied Agent in Language Learning,” presented at the Proceedings of the 37th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004 … [25] T. Bickmore and T. Giorgino, “Health dialog systems for patients and …

Computational gesture research
S Kopp – Why Gesture?: How the hands function in speaking …, 2017 – books.google.com
… Figure 1. Embodied agents employing co-speech gesture in interaction (left: social robot Pepper by SoftBank Robotics; right: virtual assistant Billie … to study the use and the effects of co-speech gestures in technical applications like multimodal dialogue systems, artificial agents …

Body Movements Generation for Virtual Characters and Social Robots
A Beck, Z Yumak… – Social Signal …, 2017 – books.google.com
… Nevertheless, one of the major challenges in research focusing on an embodied agent is to sustain long-term interaction … Spoken and multimodal dialog systems and applications–rigid head motion in expressive speech animation: Analysis and synthesis …

Context Aware Conversational Agent for Flight Search
H Ramesh – 2017 – search.proquest.com
… It can be thought of as the emergent form of dialog system??that??is??becoming??increasingly?? embedded??in??personal??technologies??and … Another effect of the social aspect of agents is that presentations given by an embodied agent are perceived as more …

I Probe, Therefore I Am: Designing a Virtual Journalist with Human Emotions
KK Bowden, T Nilsson, CP Spencer, K Cengiz… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
… of the agent’s conversational performance were continuously carried out in parallel to the development of the dialogue system in order to … For example, the development of an empathic embodied agent which demonstrates an interest in learning more about the user could offer …

Utterance Behavior of Users While Playing Basketball with a Virtual Teammate.
D Lala, Y Li, T Kawahara – ICAART (1), 2017 – sap.ist.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp
… Much research into embodied agents has been related to ECAs … On the other hand, embodied agents have been de- veloped which engage in a shared virtual task with the user, the earliest being Steve (Rickel and John- son, 1999; Rickel and Johnson, 2000) …

Social Robots and Other Relational Agents to Improve Patient Care
VHS Wang, TF Osborne – Using Technology to Improve Care of …, 2017 – books.google.com
… An alternative solution to achieving the expressiveness of a physical robot is the virtual embodied agent, which has its “body” graphically represented Page 247 … A reusable framework for health counseling dialogue systems based on a behavioral medicine ontology …

The CaMeLi Framework—A Multimodal Virtual Companion for Older Adults
NA Nijdam, D Konstantas – … and Selected Results from the SAI …, 2017 – books.google.com
… tionships. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2003) 8. Bickmore, TW, Schulman, D., Sidner, CL: A reusable framework for health counseling dialogue systems based on a behavioral medicine ontology. J. Biomed. Inform …

Predicting Turn-Taking by Compact Gazing Transition Patterns in Multiparty Conversation
L Tian, Q Jia, Z Zhu – Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video …, 2017 – Springer
… 191–198 (2005)Google Scholar. 23. Raux, A., Eskenazi, M.: A finite-state turn-taking model for spoken dialog systems … https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-2367-1_8 Google Scholar. 27. Traum, D., Rickel, J.: Embodied agents for multi-party dialogue in immersive virtual worlds …

The Cognitive Service Robotics Apartment
S Wrede, C Leichsenring, P Holthaus, T Hermann… – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… The virtual agent and Floka allow us to conduct research on the role of virtual and embodied agents and how these might work together … Improving the robustness of dialogue systems in a multi party HRI scenario by incorporating gaze direction and lip movement of attendees” …

A Unified Theory of Learning, Doing and Teaching Hierarchical Tasks: The Learn-Do-Teach Challenge for Collaborative Agents
C Rich, CL Sidner – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… replaced by ellipses). Around 2000, the investigators began working with the main architect of STEVE, Jeff Rickel, with the goal of “Building a Bridge between Intelligent Tutoring and Collaborative Dialogue Systems” [51]. This led …

Language is Not About Language: Towards Formalizing the Role of Extra-Linguistic Factors in Human and Machine Language Acquisition and Communication
O Räsänen – Proc. GLU 2017 International Workshop on …, 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… deep learning methods and end-to-end systems trained on large- scale data sets, the state-of-the-art ASR and dialogue systems still fall far … adopted view of language as a structured system that is largely independent of the external world and of the embodied agents engaged …

The Interface
C Draude – Computing Bodies, 2017 – Springer
… What is of major interest for this analysis is how the bridging of this gap – the interface – gains importance and, with the embodied agent/Virtual Human, finally receives a life of its own (at least in concept) … 1.3. The Embodied Agent Interface 1.3.1. Interface Metaphors …

Towards the Instantaneous Expression of Emotions with Avatars
R Boulic, J Ahn, S Gobron, N Wang, Q Silvestre… – Cyberemotions, 2017 – Springer
… In: André, E., Dybkjær, L., Minker, W., Heisterkamp, P. (eds.) Affective Dialogue Systems: Tutorial and Research Workshop, ADS 2004, Kloster Irsee, June 2004. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence), vol. 3068, pp. 154–165 …

Sensing and Handling Engagement Dynamics in Human-Robot Interaction Involving Peripheral Computing Devices
M Sun, Z Zhao, X Ma – Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… For exam- ple, in spoken dialog system, the conversational agents may encounter various ambiguities caused by understanding errors … 22] designed audio-visual expressions, eg, audio with fa- cial expressions, as well as audio-alone expressions for the embodied agent with a …

Tailored, Multimodal and Opportune Interactions on a Wearable Sport Coach: The WE-nner Framework
JC Martin, C Clavel – IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2017 – Springer
… In: Proceedings of the Workshop on Graphical and Robotic Embodied Agents for Therapeutic Systems (GREATS16) held During the International … Corrégé, J.-B., Clavel, C., Sabouret, N., Hadoux, E., Hunter, A., Ammi, M.: Persuasive dialogue system for energy conservation …

Who is really in control?
J Oberlander – Design for Personalisation, 2017 – books.google.com
… progress. But to pop the new ‘personality’bubble, we currently have fewer resources at our disposal. p. 88 Note 1 Ranked by CrAg, the Critical Agents Dialogue system. There are over 3000 ways of expressing this message …

Robot behavioral exploration and multimodal perception using pomdps
S Zhang, J Sinapov, S Wei, P Stone – … for Embodied Agents, 2017 – cs.utexas.edu
… 2016). Another direction is to better implement the question-asking action as a POMDP-based dialog system (Zhang and Stone 2015), and potentially use a single POMDP for both multimodal and language-based perception …

Who is really in control? Pitfalls on the path to personalisation and personality
J Oberlander – Design for Personalisation, 2017 – taylorfrancis.com
… progress. But to pop the new ‘personality’ bubble, we currently have fewer resources at our disposal. Note 1 Ranked by CrAg, the Critical Agents Dialogue system. There are over 3,000 ways of expressing this message. The …

AI in Informal Science Education: Bringing Turing Back to Life to Perform the Turing Test
AJ Gonzalez, JR Hollister, RF DeMara, J Leigh… – International Journal of …, 2017 – Springer
… [2007] with the Sergeant Blackwell virtual conversational agent. With a more sophisticated dialog system than Mel, Sergeant Blackwell’s capabilities for conversation provide the user with a more natural human-computer interaction. Duch et al …

CLARC: A Cognitive Robot for Helping Geriatric Doctors in Real Scenarios
D Voilmy, C Suárez, A Romero-Garcés… – Iberian Robotics …, 2017 – Springer
… answers. Another example of improvement is related to the dialogue system. Because … another. It can move to the most adequate location for each phase of each test. It also offers an embodied agent that is easier to interact with. However …

Expressive virtual characters for social demonstration games
F Yang, C Li, R Palmberg… – Virtual Worlds and …, 2017 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… The conversation controller can be integrated with the IrisTK [26] dialogue system to develop multi-modal interactions … 11087-11092. 2008. [2] D. Jan, DR Traum, Dynamic movement and positioning of embodied agents in multiparty conversations, In Proceedings of the 6th …

Actor-Critic Reinforcement Learning with Simultaneous Human Control and Feedback
KW Mathewson, PM Pilarski – arXiv preprint arXiv:1703.01274, 2017 – arxiv.org
… These problem domains span many complex tasks: from search and recommendations systems to social media personalization and safety, from interactive dialogue systems to embodied agents, and from autonomous vehi- cles to prosthetic robots …

From Alan Turing to modern AI: practical solutions and an implicit epistemic stance
GF Luger, C Chakrabarti – AI & SOCIETY, 2017 – Springer
… Fig. 5, monitor whether the human agent’s implied goal is met by the computational dialogue system. Figure 5 … and survival. As embodied, agents can comprehend nothing except that which first passes through their senses. As …

CHATBOT: Architecture, design, and development
J Cahn – University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and …, 2017 – cahn.io
… A chatbot is an “online humn-computer dialog system with natural language.” [1] Sansonnet et … C. Embodied Agent: should “provide the function of presence…once regarded as very optional…this function proves to be crucial in the case of ordinary users.” Even the earliest bots …

A study measuring the impact of shared decision making in a human-robot team
MQ Azhar, EI Sklar – The International Journal of Robotics …, 2017 – journals.sagepub.com
This paper presents the results of a user study in which the impact of sharing decision making in a human-robot team was measured. In the experiments outlined h…

A multi-agent framework to support user-aware conversational agents In an e-learning environment
M Procter – 2017 – dt.athabascau.ca
Page 1. ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY A MULTI-AGENT FRAMEWORK TO SUPPORT USER-AWARE CONVERSATIONAL AGENTS IN AN E-LEARNING ENVIRONMENT BY MICHAEL PROCTER A THESIS SUBMITTED TO THE FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES …

Oxford Handbooks Online
R Fernández – staff.fnwi.uva.nl
… The results of this research have an important role to play in computational linguistics and language technology as they provide the basis for the development of systems for the automatic processing of conversational data and of dialogue systems for human–computer …

Human-Robot Collaboration: From Psychology to Social Robotics
J Bütepage, D Kragic – arXiv preprint arXiv:1705.10146, 2017 – arxiv.org
… Similarly, the implementation of an artificial, embodied agent, that is able to actively cooperate with humans, needs to incorporate knowledge about … On the one hand, we have language-based agents such as dialog systems rooted in the natural language processing community …

Automatically Classifying User Engagement for Dynamic Multi-party Human–Robot Interaction
ME Foster, A Gaschler, M Giuliani – International Journal of Social …, 2017 – Springer
… way around. Further related problems are the prediction of responses in dialogues with embodied agents [15] and turn-taking in general [60]. Our work is also closely related to automatic human activity recognition. Ke et al. [35 …

Embodied Wellbeing: A Re-Imagination of Sustainability and Desire in HCI
G Kannabiran – 2017 – search.proquest.com
… 2016, p 136], I will aim for “an understanding of constituents or users as embodied” agents [Bardzell 2014] to aid social equity related concerns. I do this to explore discursive possibilities that can afford a different set of relationships and …

What literature review type should I conduct?
AO de Guinea, G Paré – The Routledge Companion to …, 2017 – taylorfrancis.com
Page 1. 166 Introduction It is a bright and sunny day. You walk into office in a good mood. Powering up your computer, you are notified that the company has just started a new information system and the self- training module has to be done …

A multifaceted study on eye contact based speaker identification in three-party conversations
Y Ding, Y Zhang, M Xiao, Z Deng – … of the 2017 CHI Conference on …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. A Multifaceted Study on Eye Contact based Speaker Identification in Three-party Conversations Yu Ding University of Houston Houston, TX, USA yding7@uh.edu Yuting Zhang University of Houston Houston, TX, USA yzhang115@uh.edu …

Affect in the ICT context
P Zhang, JLS Yan – The Routledge Companion to Management …, 2017 – taylorfrancis.com
Page 1. 166 Introduction It is a bright and sunny day. You walk into office in a good mood. Powering up your computer, you are notified that the company has just started a new information system and the self- training module has to be done …

The impact of self-avatars on trust and collaboration in shared virtual environments
Y Pan, A Steed – PloS one, 2017 – journals.plos.org
A self-avatar is known to have a potentially significant impact on the user’s experience of the immersive content but it can also affect how users interact with each other in a shared virtual environment (SVE). We implemented an SVE for a consumer virtual reality system where each …

Modification of energy spectra, epoch parameters and prosody for emotion conversion in speech
A Haque, KS Rao – International Journal of Speech Technology, 2017 – Springer
… In Interspeech (pp. 2969–2972).Google Scholar. Iriondo, I., Alías, F., Melenchón, J., & Llorca, MA (2004) Modeling and synthesizing emotional speech for Catalan text-to-speech synthesis. In Tutorial and research workshop on affective dialogue systems (pp. 197–208) …

Transparency in Robot Autonomy
MM Veloso – Workshop–Beneficial AI, 2017 – futureoflife.org
Page 1. 1/5/17 1 Manuela M. Veloso Joint work Francesca Rossi, Stephanie Rosenthal, Sai Selvaraj, Vi orio Perera Machine Learning Department Computer Science Department Robo cs Ins tute School of Computer Science Carnegie Mellon University …

Investigating the role of social eye gaze in designing believable virtual characters
M Nixon – 2017 – summit.sfu.ca
Page 1. Investigating the Role of Social Eye Gaze in Designing Believable Virtual Characters by Michael Nixon M.Sc., Simon Fraser University, 2009 B.Sc., Vancouver Island University, 2004 Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of …

Sorry, what was your name again?: How to Use a Social Robot to Simulate Alzheimer’s Disease and Exploring the Effects on its Interlocutors
M Kanov – 2017 – diva-portal.org
Page 1. IN DEGREE PROJECT INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY, SECOND CYCLE, 30 CREDITS , STOCKHOLM SWEDEN 2017 „Sorry, what was your name again?” How to Use a Social Robot to Simulate Alzheimer’s Disease and …

Computational modeling of turn-taking dynamics in spoken conversations
SA Chowdhury – 2017 – eprints-phd.biblio.unitn.it
Page 1. PhD Dissertation International Doctorate School in Information and Communication Technologies DISI – University of Trento COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF TURN-TAKING DYNAMICS IN SPOKEN CONVERSATIONS Shammur Absar Chowdhury Advisor: Prof …

Computing Bodies: Gender Codes and Anthropomorphic Design at the Human-Computer Interface
C Draude – 2017 – Springer
… The examples given so far – the fictional Librarian, the semi-fictitious Knowledge Navigator, the Semantic Web, and finally Siri – describe scenarios that introduce a new interaction concept, namely that of a virtual character/embodied agent in- terface …

Verbalization of Service Robot Experience as Explanations in Language Including Vision-Based Learned Elements
SPP Selvaraj – 2017 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
Page 1. Verbalization of Service Robot Experience as Explanations in Language Including Vision-Based Learned Elements Sai Prabhakar Pandi Selvaraj CMU-RI-TR-17-53 8th August 2017 Robotics Institute School of Computer …

Inferring Intentions Through State Representations In Cooperative Human-Robot Environments
C SCHLENOFF – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
Page 1. HAL Id: tel-01172004 https://tel.archives-ouvertes.fr/tel-01172004 Submitted on 6 Jul 2015 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 …

Robots for Better Communication: A Minimal-design Approach and Theory of Active Co-presence
???? – 2017 – ir.library.osaka-u.ac.jp
… For example, Cassell et al. [9] showed the importance of anthropomorphic expressions such as arms and heads on embodied agents for effective communication with humans. Kidd and Breazeal [37] compared a robot and a computer-graphic agent and found that the robot was …

Taking IS history seriously
NR Hassan – The Routledge Companion to Management …, 2017 – content.taylorfrancis.com
Page 1. Introduction The development, adoption and use of information systems (IS) in and across organisations has arguably been a major focus of research in MIS (Córdoba, et al., 2012). This part, thus, offers an insightful …

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