Virtual Human Toolkit


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Notes:

  • BLT-CU Speech Recognizer
  • CUAnimate 3D avatar
  • Flash Application
  • Speech Synthesizer
  • VHT Hub (Hub Application Program Interface – Java)

Resources:

See also:

100 Best Virtual Human Videos | 100 Best Virtual Reality Therapy VideosNPCEditor


My science tutor: A conversational multimedia virtual tutor for elementary school science W Ward, R Cole, D Bolanos… – ACM Transactions on …, 2011 – dl.acm.org Page 1. 18 My Science Tutor: A Conversational Multimedia Virtual Tutor for Elementary School Science WAYNE WARD, RONALD COLE, DANIEL BOLA ˜NOS, CINDY BUCHENROTH-MARTIN, and EDWARD SVIRSKY, Boulder … Cited by 27 Related articles All 5 versions

Virtual Humans: A New Toolkit for Cognitive Science Research J Gratch, A Hartholt, M Dehghani… – Applied Artificial …, 2013 – mindmodeling.org … In this tutorial, we will review recent advances in VH technologies, demonstrate examples of use of VHs in cognitive science research and provide hands on training using our Virtual Human Toolkit (http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu/). Virtual Humans and Cognitive Science … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions

Embodied conversational agent avatars in virtual worlds: Making today’s immersive environments more responsive to participants JF Morie, E Chance, K Haynes, D Rajpurohit – Believable Bots, 2012 – Springer … Authoring a conversational agent with full embodiment and a knowledge base is not a simple task: there is no Virtual Human Toolkit available to help one through the process (although this is an active area of research at the ICT). … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions

A Trialogue-Based Spoken Dialogue System for Assessment of English Language Learners CM Mitchell, K Evanini, K Zechner – Proceedings of the International …, 2014 – uni-ulm.de … The Virtual Human Toolkit (VHTK) [9] allows for quick creation of scenes with multiple computer-animated dialogue agents, but the default dialogue manager, the NPCEditor [14], is de- signed for building question-answering characters [19] and is not easily customi- zable to … Cited by 1 Related articles All 9 versions

Towards a computational architecture of dyadic rapport management for virtual agents A Papangelis, R Zhao, J Cassell – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2014 – Springer … Interacting with Computers 17(6), 711–735 (2005) 2. Hartholt, A., Traum, D., Marsella, SC, Shapiro, A., Stratou, G., Leuski, A., Morency, L.-P., Gratch, J.: All together now: Introducing the virtual human toolkit. In: Aylett, R., Krenn, B., Pelachaud, C., Shimodaira, H. (eds.) IVA 2013. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

An exploratory study into the use of an emotionally aware cognitive assistant A Malhotra, C Yu, T Schröder, J Hoey – 2014 – cs.uwaterloo.ca … These EPA profiles were selected as those we could represent with the VHT and that spanned the space of usual affective identities. 2 Virtual Human Toolkit (https://vhtoolkit. ict.usc.edu) Table 1. Behavior/Identities and Expected EPA … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Challenging reality using techniques from interactive drama to support social simulations in virtual worlds D Richards, N Szilas – Proceedings of The 8th Australasian Conference …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … Such initiatives include EU-funded SAIBA , eCIRCUS , LIREC2 , Humaine , Semaine ; US-based projects such as Virtual Human Toolkit , NECA , KSL’s Inference Web (McGuiness and Pinheiro da Silva, 2004); joint EU and US projects such as COMPANIONS (Intelligent … Cited by 4 Related articles All 4 versions

Developing virtual reality applications with Unity J Jerald, P Giokaris, D Woodall… – Virtual Reality (VR), …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … middlevr/) Page 2. -? the Virtual Human Toolkit. (https://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu/download/) Some of the speakers will be available before the tutorial begins (7:30am to 8:30am) to help those who have not yet installed the software. The … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Creating a Virtual Neighbor C Corbin, F Morbini, D Traum – uni-ulm.de … Our system is integrated within the ICT virtual human toolkit [4]. This provides connections to various speech recognition and synthesis options, as well as a visual environment and the virtual human body and non-verbal behavior. … Related articles

SimSensei Demonstration: A Perceptive Virtual Human Interviewer for Healthcare Applications LP Morency, G Stratou, D DeVault, A Hartholt – 2015 – people.ict.usc.edu … Social Emotions in Nature and Artifact 181. Hartholt, A.; Traum, DR; Marsella, SC; Shapiro, A.; Stratou, G.; Leuski, A.; Morency, L.-P.; and Gratch, J. 2013. All together now – introducing the virtual human toolkit. In IVA, 368–381. …

An Accessible, Effective Treatment for Sentence Deficit in Agrammatic Aphasia RAC PI – 2010 – bltek.com … Work conducted under these projects has led to the development of a new platform-independent software architecture, the BLT Virtual Human Toolkit BLT VHT), which supports real conversational interaction with a virtual tutor or clinician from PCs or MACs. … Related articles

Mr. Clue-A Virtual Agent that can Play Word-Guessing Games E Pincus, D DeVault, D Traum – Tenth Artificial Intelligence and …, 2014 – people.ict.usc.edu … Mr. Clue was built on top of the ICT Virtual Human Toolkit, which provides APIs and components for creating virtual humans (Hartholt et al. 2013). … Dialogue Policy Using the Virtual human toolkit architecture, Mr. Clue is ca- pable of accepting speech or text input. … Related articles All 3 versions

Length of Smile Apex as Indicator of Faked Expression JD McDaniel, M Si – Affective Agents – gaips.inesc-id.pt … Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 39 (6), 1125–1134 (1980) 4. Harthold, A., Traum, D., Marsella, S., Shapiro, A., Stratou, G., Leuski, A., Morency, L., Gratch, J.: All Together Now: Introducing the Virtual Human Toolkit. … Related articles All 2 versions

Building a narrative conversational agent using a component-based architecture W Boisseleau, O Serban, A Pauchet – Proceedings of the 2014 …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … 35–42. [6] Hartholt, A., Traum, D., Marsella, SC, Shapiro, A., Stratou, G., Leuski, A., Morency, L.-P., and Gratch, J. All together now: Introducing the virtual human toolkit. In International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Humans (Edinburgh, UK, Aug. 2013). … Related articles All 7 versions

Animated Faces, Abstractions and Autism D Arellano, V Helzle, UM Schaller, R Rauh – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2014 – Springer … 5773, pp. 393–404. Springer, Heidelberg (2009) 7. Hartholt, A., Traum, D., Marsella, SC, Shapiro, A., Stratou, G., Leuski, A., Morency, L.-P., Gratch, J.: All Together Now: Introducing the Virtual Human Toolkit. In: Aylett, R., Krenn, B., Pelachaud, C., Shimodaira, H. (eds.) IVA 2013. … Related articles All 2 versions

Speech Adaptation in Extended Ambient Intelligence Environments BJ Dorr, L Galescu, I Perera, K Hollingshead-Seitz… – 2015 – researchgate.net … Hartholt, A., Traum, D., Marsella, SC, Shapiro, A., Stratou, G., Leuski, A., Morency, L.-P., and Gratch, J. 2013. All Together Now: Introducing the Virtual Human Toolkit. In International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Humans, Edinburgh, UK. Kar, S. 2013. … Related articles All 2 versions

Representing Communicative Functions in SAIBA with a Unified Function Markup Language A Cafaro, HH Vilhjálmsson, T Bickmore, D Heylen… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2014 – Springer … Other important systems that featured in the various discussions on FML were The Tactical Language and Cul- ture Training System (TLCTS) [10] and the Virtual Human Toolkit [5] developed at the Institute of Creative Technologies (ICT) which uses FML-like concepts in the Non … Related articles All 7 versions

Sense of touch for virtual creatures D Madrigal, F Ramos – … (CogInfoCom), 2014 5th IEEE …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … brain or body). For example, ICT Virtual Human Toolkit [8] is a project developed by USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies that aims to help researchers and developers create conversational virtual humans. Other proposals …

Research and Development Tools in Affective Computing MS Hussain, SK D’Mello, RA Calvo – The Oxford Handbook of …, 2014 – books.google.com … willowgarage. com) and ICT Virtual Human Toolkit (conflu- ence. ict. usc. … ROS is open source and provides useful tools for developing robot applications. Virtual Human Toolkit provides libraries, tools, and modules for creating virtual human characters. … Related articles

Touching Virtual Agents: Embodiment and Mind G Huisman, M Bruijnes, J Kolkmeier, M Jung… – Innovative and Creative …, 2014 – Springer … visualization, behavior and voice. It is becoming more and more easy to tailor these frameworks to specific needs. For example, Virtual Human Toolkit [40], ASAP [96], and using crowd sourcing [84]. In this chapter we discuss … Related articles All 8 versions

Effect of Embodiment of Video Instructor on Student’s Learning Process JS Boon, K Ma, A Sen – pages.cs.wisc.edu … virtual agent in place of a human. We used Virtual Human Toolkit [6] to create the virtual agent, synchronize its lip movement with the voice in the audio track and generate some gestures. In order to maintain consistency across …

Using Educational DVDs to Enhance Preschoolers’ STEM Education PBL Beaudoin-Ryan – web5.soc.northwestern.edu Page 1. A Collaborative Project Funded by the National Science Foundation (Grant No. DRL-1252146) Northwestern University University of California at Riverside Georgetown University Prepared By Leanne Beaudoin-Ryan … Related articles All 3 versions

Embodied Conversational Agent Avatars in Virtual Worlds: Making Today’s Immersive Environments More Responsive to Participants JF Morie, E Chance, K Haynes, D Rajpurohit – projects.ict.usc.edu … Author- ing a conversational agent with full embodiment and a knowledge base is not a simple task: there is no Virtual Human Toolkit available to help one through the process (although this is an active area of research at the ICT). This effort Page 21. 21 … Related articles All 2 versions

ERiSA: Building Emotionally Realistic Social Game-Agents Companions A Chowanda, P Blanchfield, M Flintham… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2014 – Springer … A Human Face, Salt Lake City, USA (2002) 7. Hartholt, A., Traum, D., Marsella, SC, Shapiro, A., Stratou, G., Leuski, A., Morency, L.-P., Gratch, J.: All together now: Introducing the virtual human toolkit. In: Aylett, R., Krenn, B., Pelachaud, C., Shimodaira, H. (eds.) IVA 2013. … Related articles All 3 versions

Boundary Interactions: Resolving Interdisciplinary Collaboration Challenges Using Digitized Embodied Performances VJ Flood, M Neff, D Abrahamson – ccl.sesp.northwestern.edu … 1–6). Hartholt, A., Traum, D., Marsella, SC, Shapiro, A., Stratous, G., & Leuski, A. (2013). All together now: Introducing the Virtual Human Toolkit. In International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (pp. 368–381). Edinburgh: Springer. Henderson, K. (1991). …

Ambient Personal Environment Experiment (APEX): A Cyber-Human Prosthetic for Mental, Physical and Age-Related Disabilities DJ Atkinson, B Dorr, MH Clark, WJ Clancey, Y Wilks – ihmc.us … IEEE Computer. 34(1): 61-71. Hartholt, A., Traum, D., Marsella, SC, Shapiro, A., Stratou, G., Leuski, A., Morency, L.-P., and Gratch, J. 2013. All Together Now: Introducing the Virtual Human Toolkit. In International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Humans Edinburgh. … Related articles All 2 versions

Ambient Personal Environment Experiment (APEX): A Cyber-Human Prosthesis for Mental, Physical and Age-Related Disabilities T Appear – 2015 – researchgate.net … IEEE Computer. 34(1):61-71. Hartholt, A., Traum, D., Marsella, SC, Shapiro, A., Stratou, G., Leuski, A., Morency, L.-P., and Gratch, J. 2013. All Together Now: Introducing the Virtual Human Toolkit. In International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Humans Edinburgh. …

All together now A Hartholt, D Traum, SC Marsella, A Shapiro… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2013 – Springer … All Together Now Introducing the Virtual Human Toolkit Arno Hartholt, David Traum, Stacy C. Marsella, Ari Shapiro, Giota Stratou, Anton Leuski, Louis-Philippe Morency, and Jonathan Gratch … 1 https://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu Page 2. All Together Now 369 … Cited by 32 Related articles All 5 versions

The Twins Corpus of Museum Visitor Questions. P Aggarwal, R Artstein, J Gerten, A Katsamanis… – LREC, 2012 – cvsp.cs.ntua.gr … 2355 Page 2. purposes as part of the ICT Virtual Human Toolkit (http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc. edu). These components work on individual user utterances, defined by a press and release of the push-to-talk button (1). 2. User Utterances 2.1. … Cited by 9 Related articles All 7 versions

An architecture for fluid real-time conversational agents: integrating incremental output generation and input processing S Kopp, H van Welbergen, R Yaghoubzadeh… – Journal on Multimodal …, 2014 – Springer … It thus extends the BML/FML output generation framework [23,48] and goes beyond, on the one hand, technical software architectures for multi-component ECA systems (as the Virtual Human Toolkit [15]) and, on the other hand, standard multi-agent communication … Cited by 4 Related articles All 7 versions

Augmenting Conversational Characters with Generated Question-Answer Pairs. E Nouri, R Artstein, A Leuski, DR Traum – AAAI Fall Symposium: …, 2011 – ict.usc.edu … for conversational characters which is available for down- load as part of the ICT Virtual Human Toolkit.1 NPCEd- itor is trained on a knowledge base in the form of linked question-answer pairs, and is able to … 1http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu 2http://code.google.com/p/openaryhpe … Cited by 6 Related articles All 7 versions

Using Narrative with Avatars and Robots to Enhance Elder Care L Lewis – Healthcare Informatics and Analytics: Emerging Issues …, 2014 – books.google.com … especially with respect to intonation, facial expressions, and gestures. A Virtual Human Toolkit is also available whereby one can experiment with building additional ap- plications. An example of a deployed avatar that converses … All 2 versions

Evaluating Conversational Characters Created through Question Generation. G Chen, E Tosch, R Artstein, A Leuski, DR Traum – FLAIRS Conference, 2011 – aaai.org … We use a pub- licly available toolkit for creating virtual characters – the ICT Virtual Human Toolkit (http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu) – with a knowledge base in the form of linked question-answer pairs (Leuski and Traum 2010). Instead … Cited by 5 Related articles All 10 versions

The BML Sequencer: A Tool for Authoring Multi-character Animations P Aggarwal, D Traum – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2011 – Springer … The tool can also be used during run-time of the system, retrieving a BML schedule when presented with an FML behavior request for a specific utterance, using the same protocol as NVBG in the virtual human toolkit.1 1 http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu/index.php/ … Cited by 2 Related articles All 9 versions

The Charismatic Computer: Examining How Expressive Interfaces Influence Beliefs D Lam – courses.ece.ubc.ca … Computers in Human Behavior. 32 (Mar. 2014), 221-228. [8] USC ICT Virtual Human Toolkit. Retrieved March 21 2014: https://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu/ [9] MARY Text-To-Speech. Retrieved March 28 2014: http://mary.dfki.de/ [10] Hill, G. Why I’m a weekday vegetarian. … Related articles

Relational Agents to Promote eHealth Advice Adherence S Baker, D Richards, P Caldwell – PRICAI 2014: Trends in Artificial …, 2014 – Springer … 1, is a model we have adapted from the University of Southern California’s Virtual Human Toolkit (VHT)2. An interesting future direction might be to allow patients and families to select the avatar they prefer from a selection … 1 http:unity3D.com 2 https://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu/ Page 3. … Related articles

Agent-based museum and tour guides: applying the state of the art D Richards – Proceedings of The 8th Australasian Conference on …, 2012 – dl.acm.org … architectures tend to vary depending on the agent’s function, level of sophistication or the particular research focus such as emotion and appraisal systems (eg ION [34]), web-services (eg THOMAS [3]), planning, query handling or language technology (eg Virtual Human Toolkit … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

How Many Utterances Are Needed to Support Time-Offset Interaction? R Artstein, A Leuski, H Maio, T Mor-Barak, C Gordon… – ict.usc.edu … Hartholt, A.; Traum, D.; Marsella, SC; Shapiro, A.; Stra- tou, G.; Leuski, A.; Morency, L.-P.; and Gratch, J. 2013. All together now: Introducing the virtual human toolkit. In International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Humans. Krippendorff, K. 1980. …

Virtual humans with secrets: Learning to detect verbal cues to deception HC Lane, M Schneider, SW Michael… – Intelligent Tutoring …, 2010 – Springer … For other aspects (ie, animation, speech generation, nonverbal behaviors) we leveraged the Virtual Human Toolkit.1 The domain editor requires an author to create 1 http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc. edu/ Page 4. Virtual Humans with Secrets: Learning to Detect Verbal Cues to Deception … Cited by 10 Related articles All 11 versions

Time-offset interaction with a holocaust survivor R Artstein, D Traum, O Alexander, A Leuski… – Proceedings of the 19th …, 2014 – dl.acm.org … We adapt elements from the publicly available Virtual Human Toolkit [5]1 as well as a new video player and video-blending techniques to create a time-offset interaction interface. … 1. The Launcher window (a component of the Virtual Human Toolkit [5]) is used to start the demo. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Improving Spoken Dialogue Understanding Using Phonetic Mixture Models. WY Wang, R Artstein, A Leuski, DR Traum – FLAIRS Conference, 2011 – aaai.org … Virtual Human Toolkit.1 We summarize this work briefly here in order to describe how we modified it to accommodate phonetic information. NPCEditor employs a statistical language modeling ap- proach called relevance models (Lavrenko, Choquette, and 1http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc … Cited by 8 Related articles All 13 versions

Adaptive Tutoring for Self-Regulated Learning: A Tutorial on Tutoring Systems RA Sottilare, AM Sinatra – researchgate.net Page 1. Adaptive Tutoring for Self-Regulated Learning: A Tutorial on Tutoring Systems by Robert A Sottilare and Anne M Sinatra ARL-SR-0305 December 2014 Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Page 2. NOTICES Disclaimers …

A Shared, Modular Architecture for Developing Virtual Humans A Hartholt, D Traum, S Marsella, LP Morency… – ict.usc.edu … 1 https://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu … Philippe Morency, Virtual Rapport, IVA (2006) 6. Arno Hartholt, David Traum, Stacy C. Marsella, Ari Shapiro, Giota Stratou, Anton Leuski, Louis-Philippe Morency, Jonathan Gratch, All Together Now: Introducing the Virtual Human Toolkit, at Intelligent … Related articles

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Spatial cues in hamlet C Talbot, GM Youngblood – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2012 – Springer … In: Work- shops at the Seventh Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference (September 2011) [31] Kenny, P., Hartholt, A., JGWSDTSMDP: ICT Virtual Human Toolkit, http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu/index.php/Main_Page [32] Causey, T.: Where is the Best … Cited by 8 Related articles All 7 versions

Embodied Interactive Characters using Social Robots M Si, M Garber-Barron – 2013 – digra.org … TurtleBot. (nd). Retrieved from http://turtlebot.com. Virtual Human Toolkit. (nd). Retrieved from http://vhtoolkit.ict.usc.edu. Witmer, B., and Singer, M. Measuring presence in virtual environments: A presence questionnaire. Presence … Related articles All 2 versions

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