Pedagogical Agent & Dialog Systems 2015


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Feedback source modality effects on training outcomes in a serious game: Pedagogical agents make a difference B Goldberg, J Cannon-Bowers – Computers in Human Behavior, 2015 – Elsevier … Volume 52, November 2015, Pages 1–11. Cover image Cover image. Feedback source modality effects on training outcomes in a serious game: Pedagogical agents make a difference. … Feedback delivered by pedagogical agents resulted in largest retention outcomes. • … Cited by 8 Related articles All 8 versions

The Mars and Venus effect: the influence of user gender on the effectiveness of adaptive task support AK Vail, KE Boyer, EN Wiebe, JC Lester – International Conference on …, 2015 – Springer … strategies, we conducted two studies in which male and female students interacted with one of several versions of a tuto- rial dialogue system. … 2. Arroyo, I., Woolf, BP, Cooper, DG, Burleson, W., Muldner, K.: The impact of animated pedagogical agents on girls’ and boys’ emotions … Cited by 5 Related articles All 7 versions

The appearance effect: Influences of virtual agent features on performance and motivation Y Shiban, I Schelhorn, V Jobst, A Hörnlein… – Computers in Human …, 2015 – Elsevier … Keywords. E-learning; Pedagogical agents; Intrinsic motivation; Performance. 1. Introduction. … The third factor, the appearance of pedagogical agents has been widely ignored in research on pedagogical agents ( Gulz & Haake, 2006). … Cited by 4 Related articles All 5 versions

Towards a socially adaptive virtual agent AB Youssef, M Chollet, H Jones, N Sabouret… – … on Intelligent Virtual …, 2015 – Springer … of using virtual characters for training has gained much attention in the recent years: an early example is the pedagogical agent Steve [ 18 … Acosta and Ward proposed a spoken dialogue system capable of inferring the user’s emotion from vocal features and to adapt its response … Cited by 3 Related articles All 8 versions

Promoting academically productive talk with conversational agent interventions in collaborative learning settings S Tegos, S Demetriadis, A Karakostas – Computers & Education, 2015 – Elsevier … Abstract. Research on computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) and conversational pedagogical agents has strongly emphasized the value of providing dynamic dialogue support for learners working together to accomplish a certain task. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

Constructing Virtual Role-Play Simulations WL Johnson – … for Adaptive Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Authoring …, 2015 – researchgate.net … It draws on an extensive body of research in supporting technologies such as pedagogical agents (Johnson & Lester, in press). … tool to create the first character, Hassan, after which two subject matter experts without previous experience building dialogue systems used the tool … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Exploring the alignment space–lexical and gestural alignment with real and virtual humans K Bergmann, HP Branigan, S Kopp – Frontiers in ICT, 2015 – journal.frontiersin.org … Application areas of virtual humans are multifold, for instance, as pedagogical agents in education, in health intervention, or in entertainment. … Respective effects have been reported in terms of higher likeability ratings of speech-based dialog systems (Nass and Lee, 2001; Ward … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

Tutorial on personalization for behaviour change J Masthoff, J Vassileva – … of the 20th International Conference on …, 2015 – dl.acm.org … (2007) 33. Nguyen, H., Masthoff, J. Designing persuasive dialogue systems: Using argumentation with care. Persuasive technology (2008) 34. … (2008) 44. Baylor, AL, & Kim, Y. Pedagogical agent design: The impact of agent realism, gender, ethnicity, and instructional role. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Embodied Virtual Agents as a Means to Foster E-Inclusion of Older People D Noy, P Ribeiro, IA Iurgel – A multimodal end-2-end approach to …, 2015 – Springer … Psychological Bulletin, 117(3), 497.CrossRef. 9. Baylor, AL, & Ryu, J. (2003). The effects of image and animation in enhancing pedagogical agent persona. … Social dialogue with embodied conversational agents. In Advances in natural multimodal dialogue systems (pp. 23–54). … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

A case study on e-learners Perception and Kansei Experience towards Pedagogical Virtual Agents CR Ramachandiran, N Jomhari – Indian Journal of Science and …, 2015 – indjst.org … Therefore, using pedagogical agents enhance the learning curve of an e-Learner in the virtual learning space. … In: Elisabeth Andre, Laila Dybkjaer, Wolfgang Minker, Paul Heisterkamp, editors. Conference Proceedings on Affective Dialogue Systems, Kloster Irsee. 2004. 10. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Fundamentals of adaptive intelligent tutoring systems for self-regulated learning RA Sottilare – 2015 – DTIC Document … Credibility and supportiveness of the tutor (Holden 2012) • Learner expectations of the tutor (Holden and Goldberg 2011) • Social pedagogical agents (Kim et al. 2008) • Characteristics of learning companions (Kim 2007; Kim et al. 2007) … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

The CALIMACO Multimodal System: Providing Enhanced Library Services Using Mobile Devices D Griol, MÁ Patricio, JM Molina – … on the Interplay Between Natural and …, 2015 – Springer … purposes include tutoring applications [13], question-answering [16], conversation practice for language learners [3], pedagogical agents and learning … natural lan- guage from the non-linguistic representation, internal representation of infor- mation handled by the dialog system. … Cited by 1 Related articles

Commercial Chatbot: Performance Evaluation, Usability Metrics and Quality Standards of Embodied Conversational Agents K Kuligowska – Professionals Center for Business Research, 2015 – papers.ssrn.com Page 1. Electronic copy available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2569637 • • • This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article. Publication rights with Alkhaer Publications. … Cited by 1 Related articles

Exploring the implications of virtual human research for human-robot teams J Gratch, S Hill, LP Morency, D Pynadath… – … Conference on Virtual, …, 2015 – Springer … Lester, JC, Towns, SG, FitzGerald, PJ: Achieving affective impact: visual emotive communication in lifelike pedagogical agents. Int. J. Artif. Intell. … Page 10. 25. Sagae, K., et al.: Towards natural language understanding of partial speech recognition results in dialogue systems. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Crowd-sourcing+ spoken dialogue system development R Manuvinakurike – manuvinakurike.com … Designing and development of interactive spoken dialogue systems online • Human-Human (N=326) & Human-Agent (N=150) systems built and deployed. … Modify the task into a tutoring task and develop a pedagogical agent. • Develop complex policies for the agent. … Related articles

Design Principles for Pedagogical Agent Authoring Tools J Lester, B Mott, J Rowe, R Taylor – Design Recommendations for … – researchgate.net … by the dialogue agent in the form of artificial intelligence (AI) planning techniques that address high-level goals of the dialogue system. … Another approach to improving pedagogical agent authoring is to remove the need for authoring altogether through the use of automation. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Automated Explanation of Research Informed Consent by Virtual Agents T Bickmore, D Utami, S Zhou, C Sidner… – … on Intelligent Virtual …, 2015 – Springer … Virtual pedagogical agents include Autotutor [11], Persona [12], and many others. … Fernando developed a dialogue system and virtual agent for explaining research informed consent documents that used a structured representation of each document together with a library of … Related articles All 6 versions

Principles for Pedagogical Agent Authoring Tools J Lester, B Mott, J Rowe, R Taylor – … for Intelligent Tutoring …, 2015 – books.google.com … by the dialogue agent in the form of artificial intelligence (AI) planning techniques that address high-level goals of the dialogue system. … Another approach to improving pedagogical agent authoring is to remove the need for authoring altogether through the use of automation. … Related articles

Conversational agents for language learning: state of the art and avenues for research on task-based agents S Bibauw, T François, P Desmet – 2015 – lirias.kuleuven.be … pedagogical drama interactive spoken language education microworld pedagogical agent robot?assisted language learning simulated conversation simulated dialogue speech interactive CALL speech?enabled language learning game spoken dialogue system virtual agent …

The Leibniz Pedagogical Agent for Introductory Calculus Classes JC Gluz, T Cabral, P Baggio, P Livi – obaa.unisinos.br Page 1. The Leibniz Pedagogical Agent for Introductory Calculus Classes João … Abstract. This paper presents the architecture, structure of knowledge base, and the organization of the prototype of Leibniz pedagogical agent. This … Related articles

The Mars and Venus Effect: The Influence of User Gender on the Effectiveness of Adaptive Task Support JC Lester – User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization: 23rd …, 2015 – books.google.com … strategies, we conducted two studies in which male and female students interacted with one of several versions of a tuto- rial dialogue system. … 2. Arroyo, I., Woolf, BP, Cooper, DG, Burleson, W., Muldner, K.: The impact of animated pedagogical agents on girls’ and boys’ emotions … Related articles

3D Talking-Head Mobile App AZM Ali, WH Tan – 2015 – igi-global.com … Johnson, WL, Rickel, JW, & Lester, JC (2000). Animated pedagogical agents: Face-to-face in- teraction in interactive learning environments. … In O. Bernsen, L. Dybkjaer, & J. van Kuppevelt (Eds.), Natural, intelligent and effective interaction in multimodal dialogue systems (pp. … All 2 versions

Evaluating embodied conversational agents in multimodal interfaces B Weiss, I Wechsung, C Kühnel… – Computational …, 2015 – computationalcognitivescience. … … Therefore, the interaction with spoken dialogue systems, embodied or not, is still inferior compared to approaches of direct manipulation, which intrinsically provide grounding mechanisms (eg, visualization of capabilities due to labelled buttons in Graphical User Interfaces, GUIs … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

How does affective robot feedback influence learner experience in a real-world treasure hunt? ME Foster, A Deshmukh, S Janarthanam, MY Lim… – 2015 – dcs.gla.ac.uk … 10] Foster, ME, Giuliani, M., Isard, A., Matheson, C., Oberlander, J., Knoll, A.: Evaluating description and reference strategies in a cooperative human-robot dialogue system. … 408–417 (2005) [20] Okonkwo, C., Vassileva, J.: Affective pedagogical agents and user persuasion. … Related articles All 5 versions

Exploring the alignment space–lexical and gestural alignment with real and virtual humans KBHP Branigan, S Kopp – 2015 – researchgate.net … Application areas of virtual humans are multifold, for instance, as pedagogical agents in education, in health intervention or in entertainment. … Respective effects have been reported in terms of higher likeability ratings of speech-based dialogue systems (Nass and Lee, 2001 … Related articles All 2 versions

Emotional Agents–State of the Art and Applications M Ivanovi?, Z Budimac, M Radovanovi?… – Computer Science and …, 2015 – 147.91.177.25 … 24]. A special pedagogical agent is used in e-learning systems to guide and motivate students [25], [26]. Much … 42]. However, there are few studies on designing interactive pedagogical agents with empathic strategies. Authors … Related articles All 4 versions

Constructing Virtual Role-Playing Simulations L Johnson – … for Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Authoring Tools …, 2015 – books.google.com … It draws on an extensive body of research in supporting technologies such as pedagogical agents (Johnson & Lester, in press). … tool to create the first character, Hassan, after which two subject matter experts without previous experience building dialogue systems used the tool … Related articles

Towards a Socially Adaptive Virtual Agent C Pelachaud, M Ochs – … IVA 2015, Delft, The Netherlands, August …, 2015 – books.google.com … Acosta and Ward proposed a spoken dialogue system capable of inferring the user’s emotion from vocal features and to adapt its response … 10 (3), 199–214 (2006) Johnson, WL, Rickel, J.: Steve: an animated pedagogical agent for procedural training in virtual environments. … Related articles

A 3D Learning Game To Foster Computational Thinking In K-12 Education KM Yurov – iacis.org … 3D features [34, 35] and intelligent pedagogical agents [16, 36] have been successfully used in a number of educational or learning games … worlds relatively easily and take advantage of various game development assets, such as a physics engine, a dialogue system, myriad 3D … Related articles All 2 versions

Comprehension and engagement in survey interviews with virtual agents FG Conrad, MF Schober, M Jans… – Frontiers in …, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov … a mobile device; Mavletova and Couper, 2014), and new human and automated modes are being explored (Conrad and Schober, 2008), eg, videomediated interviewing (Anderson, 2008), text message surveys (Schober et al., 2015), and speech dialog system surveys (Bloom … Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

Formalising Believability and Building Believable Virtual Agents A Bogdanovych, T Trescak, S Simoff – Australasian Conference on Artificial …, 2015 – Springer … In: van Kuppevelt, J., Dybkjaer, L., Bernsen, NO (eds.) Natural, Intelligent and Effective Interaction in Multimodal Dialogue Systems, pp. 245–262. … 4722, pp. 296–303. Springer, Heidelberg (2007) 18. Lester, JC, Stone, BA: Increasing believability in animated pedagogical agents. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 8 versions

Effects of Verbal Components in 3D Talking-head on Pronunciation Learning among Non-native Speakers. AZM Ali, K Segaran, TW Hoe – Educational Technology & Society, 2015 – JSTOR … Animated pedagogical agents: Face-to-face interaction in interactive learning environments. … In O. Bernsen, L. Dybkjaer, & J. van Kuppevelt (Eds.), Natural, Intelligent and Effective Interaction in Multimodal Dialogue Systems (pp.183-214). … Cited by 1 Related articles All 13 versions

Generating Sentence Planning Variations for Story Telling SM Lukin, LI Reed, MA Walker – 16th Annual Meeting of the Special …, 2015 – aclweb.org … cO2015 Association for Computational Linguistics Generating Sentence Planning Variations for Story Telling Stephanie M. Lukin, Lena I. Reed & Marilyn A. Walker Natural Language and Dialogue Systems University of California, Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering slukin … Cited by 2 Related articles All 11 versions

Developing VISO: Vaccine information statement ontology for patient education M Amith, Y Gong… – Journal of …, 2015 – jbiomedsem.biomedcentral.com … and dialogue systems for patient planning [11]. Following in the examples described, we developed an ontology-driven mobile application system to improve patient learning and comprehension of vaccine knowledge [12]. While … Cited by 3 Related articles All 15 versions

Comparing Uncivil Discourse with a Conversational Intelligent Agent in Public and Private Online Settings M Marcello – 2015 – scholarworks.rit.edu … Experiences from the development of August – a multi-modal spoken dialogue system. Kennedy, A., & Taylor, M. (2010). … When sex, drugs, and violence enter the classroom: Conversations between adolescents and a female pedagogical agent. … Related articles All 2 versions

Mind your Ps and Qs! How polite instructions affect learning with multimedia S Schneider, S Nebel, S Pradel, GD Rey – Computers in Human Behavior, 2015 – Elsevier … equation. On the basis of this theory, Lester et al. (1997) showed that the presence of a lifelike pedagogical agent in a learning environment will have a positive effect on students perception of their learning experience. The … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Computer-based assessment of collaborative problem solving: Exploring the feasibility of human-to-agent approach Y Rosen – International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in …, 2015 – Springer … 2011) uses animated pedagogical agents that converse with the student in a game-based environment for helping students learn critical-thinking … This strand of research suggests that designers of computer-mediated dialogue systems should pay attention to negative social and … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Exploring feedback strategies to improve public speaking: an interactive virtual audience framework M Chollet, T Wörtwein, LP Morency, A Shapiro… – Proceedings of the …, 2015 – dl.acm.org … control condition. A Japanese research group developed a dialogue system called “Automated Social Skills Trainer”, which primarily fo- cuses to improve social skill training for people on the autism spectrum [40]. Their system … Cited by 5 Related articles All 4 versions

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 … Rist et al. [36] reviewed several embodied presentation agents developed at German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), which include a single, TV-style presentation agent, dialogue systems, and multiple interactive characters. Beskow et al. … Related articles

A review of verbal and non-verbal human–robot interactive communication N Mavridis – Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2015 – Elsevier In this paper, an overview of human–robot interactive communication is presented, covering verbal as well as non-verbal aspects. Following a historical introd. Cited by 27 Related articles All 8 versions

Exploring Feedback Learning Strategies to Improve Public Speaking: An Interactive Virtual Audience Framework M Chollet, T Wörtwein, LP Morency, A Shapiro… – researchgate.net … control condition. A Japanese research group developed a dialogue system called “Automated Social Skills Trainer”, which primarily fo- cuses to improve social skill training for people on the autism spectrum [40]. Their system …

Intelligent Mobile, Wearable, and Ambient Technologies for Behavioral Health Care DD Luxton, JD June, A Sano… – Artificial Intelligence in …, 2015 – books.google.com … with other infor- mation systems. There are several frameworks for dialog systems, ranging from simple pattern-response rules, to sophisticated planning systems (Bickmore & Giorgino, 2006). The dialog planning problem can … Related articles

Steps Towards Intelligent MOOCs KB aJohan LOECKX – Music Learning with Massive Open Online …, 2015 – books.google.com … K. Beuls and J. Loeckx/Chapter 9. Steps Towards Intelligent MOOCs 126 user interface often includes a dialogue system for interacting … Pedagogical agent-based systems are often used to monitor a particular project and enhance communication between members of a group … Related articles

Backchannel prediction for Mandarin human-computer interaction MAO Xia, P Yiping, XUE Yuli, LUO Na… – … on Information and …, 2015 – search.ieice.org … Nishimura et al. developed a Japanese spoken dialog system which could spontaneously generate chat-like responses including backchannel[12]. The system collected and analyzed the user’s speech and then made use of a decision tree to generate response timing. … Related articles All 5 versions

Laughing With A Virtual Agent: An Evaluation Study Using A Virtual Character Expressing Different Copying Behaviours. M Poesio, B Biancardi, C Pelachaud – perso.telecom-paristech.fr Page 1. MASTER DEGREE IN COGNITIVE SCIENCE Language and Multimodal Interaction Track THESIS LAUGHING WITH A VIRTUAL AGENT: an evaluation study using a virtual character expressing different copying behaviours. Supervisor: Student: Prof. Massimo Poesio … Related articles

Effects of visual and linguistic anthropomorphic cues on social perception, self-awareness, and information disclosure in a health website YJ Sah, W Peng – Computers in Human Behavior, 2015 – Elsevier Acknowledging the lack of studies examining both visual and linguistic anthropomorphic cues and the underlying mechanisms of their effects, we investigated how. Related articles All 3 versions

Gaze and Attention Management for Embodied Conversational Agents T Pejsa, S Andrist, M Gleicher, B Mutlu – ACM Transactions on …, 2015 – dl.acm.org Page 1. 3 Gaze and Attention Management for Embodied Conversational Agents TOMISLAV PEJSA, SEAN ANDRIST, MICHAEL GLEICHER, and BILGE MUTLU, University of Wisconsin-Madison To facilitate natural interactions … Cited by 4 Related articles All 8 versions

Adapting Progress Feedback and Emotional Support to Learner Personality M Dennis, J Masthoff, C Mellish – International Journal of Artificial …, 2015 – Springer … confusion, frustration and engagement. Autotutor interacts with learners in two ways – via natural language dialogues and an embodied pedagogical agent which expresses affective responses to the learner. Autotutor aims to … Cited by 8 Related articles

Expanding Authoring Tools to Support Psychomotor Training Beyond the Desktop RA Sottilare, SJ Ososky, M Boyce – Design Recommendations for … – researchgate.net Page 369. 347 CHAPTER 28 Expanding Authoring Tools to Support Psychomotor Training Beyond the Desktop Robert A. Sottilare, Scott J. Ososky, and Michael Boyce US Army Research Laboratory Introduction Today, intelligent … Related articles All 2 versions

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Immersive Interfaces for Combat Training A Butler, R Fowler, M Winkel – 2015 – DTIC Document Page 1. Standard Form 298 (Rev 8/98) Prescribed by ANSI Std. Z39.18 956-665-2534 W911NF-11-1-0126 59095-CS-REP.2 Final Report a. REPORT 14. ABSTRACT 16. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION OF: This project focuses directly on immersive science. … Related articles

Audiovisual speech synthesis: An overview of the state-of-the-art W Mattheyses, W Verhelst – Speech Communication, 2015 – Elsevier We live in a world where there are countless interactions with computer systems in every-day situations. In the most ideal case, this interaction feels as famil. Cited by 8 Related articles All 5 versions