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SimSensei Kiosk: A virtual human interviewer for healthcare decision support
D DeVault, R Artstein, G Benn, T Dey, E Fast… – Proceedings of the …, 2014 – dl.acm.org
Abstract We present SimSensei Kiosk, an implemented virtual human interviewer designed to create an engaging face-to-face interaction where the user feels comfortable talking and sharing information. SimSensei Kiosk is also designed to create interactional situations …

It’s only a computer: Virtual humans increase willingness to disclose
GM Lucas, J Gratch, A King, LP Morency – Computers in Human Behavior, 2014 – Elsevier
Research has begun to explore the use of virtual humans (VHs) in clinical interviews (Bickmore, Gruber, & Picard, 2005). When designed as supportive and “safe” interaction partners, VHs may improve such screenings by increasing willingness to disclose …

Conversations with a virtual human: Synthetic emotions and human responses
C Qu, WP Brinkman, Y Ling, P Wiggers… – Computers in Human …, 2014 – Elsevier
To test whether synthetic emotions expressed by a virtual human elicit positive or negative emotions in a human conversation partner and affect satisfaction towards the conversation, an experiment was conducted where the emotions of a virtual human were manipulated …

Introducing new perspectives on virtual human resource development
EE Bennett – Advances in Developing Human Resources, 2014 – journals.sagepub.com
The Problem Initial explorations of virtual human resource development (VHRD) were published in the 12 (6) issue of Advances, but these articles were only an initial step toward conceptualization. New perspectives on VHRD have developed over the past 4 years …

Joint attention simulation using eye-tracking and virtual humans
M Courgeon, G Rautureau, JC Martin… – IEEE Transactions on …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
This article analyses the issues pertaining to the simulation of joint attention with virtual humans. Gaze represents a powerful communication channel illustrated by the pivotal role of joint attention in social interactions. To our knowledge, there have been only few attempts …

PopGen: a virtual human population generator
K McNally, R Cotton, A Hogg, G Loizou – Toxicology, 2014 – Elsevier
The risk assessment of environmental chemicals and drugs is moving towards a paradigm shift in approach which seeks the full replacement animal testing with high throughput, mechanistic, in vitro systems. This new vision will be reliant on the measurement in vitro, of …

The impact of patients’ gender, race, and age on health care professionals’ pain management decisions: an online survey using virtual human technology
LD Wandner, MW Heft, BC Lok, AT Hirsh… – International journal of …, 2014 – Elsevier
Background Previous literature indicates that biases exist in pain ratings. Healthcare professionals have been found to use patient demographic cues such as sex, race, and age when making decisions about pain treatment. However, there has been little research …

Does render style affect perception of personality in virtual humans?
K Zibrek, R McDonnell – Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on …, 2014 – dl.acm.org
Delivering appealing virtual characters conveying personality is becoming extremely important in the entertainment industry and beyond. A theory called the’Uncanny Valley’has been used to describe the phenomenon that the appearance of a virtual character can …

Sense of presence and anxiety during virtual social interactions between a human and virtual humans
N Morina, WP Brinkman, D Hartanto, PMG Emmelkamp – PeerJ, 2014 – peerj.com
Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) has been shown to be effective in treatment of anxiety disorders. Yet, there is lack of research on the extent to which interaction between the individual and virtual humans can be successfully implanted to increase levels of anxiety …

Effects of virtual human animation on emotion contagion in simulated inter-personal experiences
Y Wu, SV Babu, R Armstrong… – IEEE transactions on …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
We empirically examined the impact of virtual human animation on the emotional responses of participants in a medical virtual reality system for education in the signs and symptoms of patient deterioration. Participants were presented with one of two virtual human conditions in …

Virtual human hybrid control in virtual assembly and maintenance simulation
S Qiu, Q He, X Fan, D Wu – International Journal of Production …, 2014 – Taylor & Francis
To improve virtual human motion simulation and generation efficiency in virtual assembly and maintenance (A&M) environment, based on a detailed analysis of virtual human control methods in A&M simulation, a virtual human hybrid control method is presented in this …

Exploring a sociomaterial perspective on technology in virtual human resource development
MH Fagan – Advances in Developing Human Resources, 2014 – journals.sagepub.com
The Problem Technology is creating immersive digital ecosystems that will radically transform the way humans communicate, collaborate, and create. Virtual human resource development (VHRD) is an example of this phenomenon in the field of HRD. With the …

Extreme expression of sweating in 3D virtual human
AH Basori, AZ Qasim – Computers in Human Behavior, 2014 – Elsevier
Displaying extreme expressions such as scared until sweating is not easy task that can be accomplished in 3D games and facial animation simulation in real-time. Several difficulties faced by researches such as the complexity of simulation including physical properties of the …

Virtual human hand: model and kinematics
E Peña-Pitarch, NT Falguera, J Yang – Computer methods in …, 2014 – Taylor & Francis
The human hand plays an important role in daily life. It is the interface between the human and the exterior world by positioning, orienting, touching and grasping objects. The human hand has multiple degrees of freedom (DOFs) to enable mobility and dexterity. A virtual  …

A neurobehavioural framework for autonomous animation of virtual human faces
M Sagar, D Bullivant, P Robertson, O Efimov… – … Virtual Humans and …, 2014 – dl.acm.org
We describe a neurobehavioural modeling and visual computing framework for the integration of realistic interactive computer graphics with neural systems modelling, allowing real-time autonomous facial animation and interactive visualization of the underlying neural …

Realistic facial expression of virtual human based on color, sweat, and tears effects
MH Alkawaz, AH Basori, D Mohamad… – The Scientific World …, 2014 – hindawi.com
Generating extreme appearances such as scared awaiting sweating while happy fit for tears (cry) and blushing (anger and happiness) is the key issue in achieving the high quality facial animation. The effects of sweat, tears, and colors are integrated into a single animation …

A virtual human breast phantom using surface meshes and geometric internal structures
AK Carton, A Grisey, PM de Carvalho… – … Workshop on Digital …, 2014 – Springer
A highly realistic virtual imaging chain including a model of the human breast could become an important tool for breast imaging system development, optimization and performance assessment. Here we propose a virtual modular breast model with mathematically defined …

Mobile personal healthcare mediated by virtual humans
A Leuski, R Gowrisankar, T Richmond… – Proceedings of the …, 2014 – dl.acm.org
We demonstrate Ally–a prototype interface for a consumer-level medical diagnostic device. It is an interactive virtual character,–Virtual Human (VH),–that listens to user’s concern, collects and processes sensor data, offers advice, guides the user through a self …

Autonomous virtual humans and social robots in telepresence
NM Thalmann, Z Yumak, A Beck – … Signal Processing (MMSP) …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Telepresence refers to the possibility of feeling present in a remote location through the use of technology. This can be achieved by immersing a user to a place reconstructed in 3D. The reconstructed place can be captured from the real world or can be completely virtual …

Scalable multi-purpose virtual human model for future safety assessment
J Vychytil, J Manas, H Cechova, S Spirk, L Hyncik… – 2014 – papers.sae.org
The paper concerns the development of a new scalable virtual human body model. The model has been developed to assess safety risk during various complex crash scenarios including impacts from different directions. The novel approach described couples the basic …

Utilizing real-time human-assisted virtual humans to increase real-world interaction empathy
M Borish, A Cordar, A Foster, T Kim, J Murphy… – … . Proceedings of the 5th …, 2014 – ep.liu.se
Empathy is an important aspect of interpersonal communication skills. These skills are emphasized in medical education. The standard source of training is interviews with standardized patients. Standardized patients are trained actors who evaluate students on …

Social robots and virtual humans as assistive tools for improving our quality of life
N Magnenat-Thalmann, Z Zhang – Digital Home (ICDH), 2014 …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Growing numbers of aging people result in great demand for social robots and virtual humans to support health care and independent life for a long time at home. We provide an overview of various actual potential applications at home in the literature concerning social …

Automatic selection of ergonomie indicators for the design of collaborative robots: A virtual-human in the loop approach
P Maurice, P Schlehuber, V Padois… – … ), 2014 14th IEEE …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
The growing number of musculoskeletal disorders in industry could be addressed by the use of collaborative robots, which allow the joint manipulation of objects by both a robot and a person. Designing these robots requires to assess the ergonomic benefit they offer …

Building virtual humans with back stories: training interpersonal communication skills in medical students
A Cordar, M Borish, A Foster, B Lok – International Conference on …, 2014 – Springer
We conducted a study which investigated if we could overcome challenges associated with interpersonal communication skills training by building a virtual human with back story. Eighteen students interacted with a virtual human who provided back story, and seventeen …

A qualitative evaluation of behavior during conflict with an authoritative virtual human
A Robb, C White, A Cordar, A Wendling… – … on Intelligent Virtual …, 2014 – Springer
This research explores the extent to which humans behave realistically during conflict with a virtual human occupying a position of authority. To this end, we created a virtual team to train nurses how to manage conflict in the operating room; the team’s virtual surgeon engages in …

Virtual Mirror with Virtual Human using Kinect Sensor
M Kotan, C Oz – … Symposium on Innovative Technologies in Engineering …, 2014 – isites.info
This paper proposes a real time image processing approach and a virtual dressing room application to enable users to try virtual garments and shoes on in front of a virtual mirror. A virtual representation of the user appears in a virtual changing room. The user’s hand …

Virtual humans for interpersonal and communication skills’ training in crime investigations
K Mykoniatis, A Angelopoulou, MD Proctor… – … Conference on Virtual …, 2014 – Springer
Abstract Virtual Humans (VHs) have been employed in multidisciplinary fields to advance interpersonal skills critical to many professional, including law enforcement agents, military personnel, managers, doctors, lawyers and other professionals. Law enforcement agencies …

The impact of social context on learning and cognitive demands for interactive virtual human simulations
R Lyons, TR Johnson, MK Khalil, JC Cendán – PeerJ, 2014 – peerj.com
Interactive virtual human (IVH) simulations offer a novel method for training skills involving person-to-person interactions. This article examines the effectiveness of an IVH simulation for teaching medical students to assess rare cranial nerve abnormalities in both individual …

Virtual human behavioural profile extraction using Kinect based motion tracking
D Stanev, K Moustakas – Cyberworlds (CW), 2014 International …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
This paper presents a framework for the creation of virtual human behavioural profile which will account for physiological parameters of the body during motion activities. Initially, the subject’s movements are captured along with the corresponding joint trajectories using a …

Virtual humans for inter-ethnic variability training in sedation and analgesia
N GRAVENSTEIN, D HAMc, B LOKb… – Medicine Meets Virtual …, 2014 – books.google.com
The objective of this research is to enable realistic Virtual Humans (VH) that support inter-ethnic variability training. Inter-ethnic variability refers to differences in response to medical treatment, such as drug administration, due to ethnicity (eg, Caucasian, African American, or …

Cultural differences in playing repeated ultimatum game online with virtual humans
E Nouri, D Traaum – System Sciences (HICSS), 2014 47th …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Efficient interaction between computational agents and users in tasks such as negotiation and bargaining requires recognition and understanding of potential differences in human behavior. Cultural differences in humans bargaining behavior are the focus of this study. We …

Could a virtual human be used to explore excessive daytime sleepiness in patients?
P Philip, S Bioulac, A Sauteraud, C Chaufton… – … teleoperators and virtual …, 2014 – MIT Press
Excessive daytime somnolence (EDS) is defined as the inability to stay awake in daily life activities. Several scales have been used to diagnose excessive daytime sleepiness, the most widely used being the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS). Sleep disorders and EDS are …

The Behavior of the Virtual Human Head-Neck System during the Main Movements.
S Ciunel, A Duta, DL POPA… – Applied Mechanics …, 2014 – search.ebscohost.com
The subject of this paper permits the cooperation between many researchers which activate in different fields, which have the capacity to develop informational methods and technologies to solve difficult problems given by the complexity of the scientifically target …

Social anxiety disorder: efficacy and virtual humans
S Bouchard, J Bossé, C Loranger, E Klinger – 2014 – books.google.com
According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR; APA 2000) and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10 (WHO 1992), the excessive, unreasonable, and persistent fear of social situations and social …

Nonlinear Analysis of Osteoarthritis Process in Virtual Human Knee Joint
D Tarnita, M Catana, DN Tarnita – The 11th IFToMM International …, 2014 – Springer
The main objective of this paper is to present a study of the osteoarthritis phenomena based on a complex three-dimensional model of the human knee joint, using CT cross sections. For that purpose, we used Ansys Workbench software which allows defining models with a …

Path planning directed motion control of virtual humans in complex environments
S Song, W Liu, R Wei, W Xing, C Ren – Journal of Visual Languages & …, 2014 – Elsevier
Natural motion synthesis of virtual humans have been studied extensively, however, motion control of virtual characters actively responding to complex dynamic environments is still a challenging task in computer animation. It is a labor and cost intensive animator-driven work …

Getting the Point Across: Exploring the Effects of Dynamic Virtual Humans in an Interactive Museum Exhibit on User Perceptions
D Rivera-Gutierrez, R Ferdig, J Li… – IEEE transactions on …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
We have created “You, MD”, an interactive museum exhibit in which users learn about topics in public health literacy while interacting with virtual humans. You, MD is equipped with a weight sensor, a height sensor and a Microsoft Kinect that gather basic user information …

Utilizing emotionally responsive virtual human role-play simulations to train users to identify, talk to and refer students in psychological distress including those at-risk …
G Albright, J Davidson, R Goldman, K Shockley… – Faculty works …, 2014 – safetylit.org
BACKGROUND: The American College Health Association found that over 30% of students reported difficulty in functioning due to feeling depressed, overwhelming anxiety (50%) and anger (36%). Suicide is the second leading cause of death among US adolescents and over …

Social Anxiety Disorder: Efficacy and Virtual Humans
BK Wiederhold, S Bouchard – Advances in Virtual Reality and Anxiety …, 2014 – Springer
According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-10, the excessive, unreasonable, and persistent fear of social situations and social interactions is …

?Intelligent Tutoring Support for Learners Interacting with Virtual Humans
MG Core, HC Lane, D Traum – Design Recommendations for …, 2014 – books.google.com
Practicing face-to-face communication skills using virtual humans as partners is a challenging application area for ITSs. First, there is the inherent difficulty of the domain, but secondly there are challenges in communication between the virtual human and the ITS …

Multimodal human-machine interaction including virtual humans or social robots
NM Thalmann, D Thalmann, Z Yumak – SIGGRAPH Asia 2014 Courses, 2014 – dl.acm.org
• Process by which gestures made by the user are make known to the system.• Standard mouse and keyboard actions used for selecting items and issuing commands are gestures: trivial cases.• While static position (posture, configuration, or pose) is not technically …

Virtual humans and formative assessment to train diagnostic skills in bulimia nervosa
J GUTIÉRREZ, M Ferrer-Garcia, J PLAa… – Annual Review …, 2014 – books.google.com
Carrying out a diagnostic interview requires skills that need to be taught in a controlled environment. Virtual Reality (VR) environments are increasingly used in the training of professionals, as they offer the most realistic alternative while not requiring students to face …

Virtual humans in games: realistic behavior and emotions for non-player characters
S Ercan, R Harel, JB Peperkamp, U Yilmaz – 2014 – Citeseer
This project was commissioned by the Interactive Intelligence group and the Computer Graphics and Visualization group at Delft University of Technology. In this project we have set out to promote behavioral-realism in non-player-characters (NPCs) on an emotional …

Virtual Humans and Avatars-Healthcare Personal Agents in the Palm of Your Hand (LB855)
N Federico, T Federico, F Federico, G Sternik… – The FASEB …, 2014 – fasebj.org
The advent of wireless sensors and miniaturized wearables have made the possibility of home diagnostics prior to a doctor visit and connected healthcare a reality. Engagement of everyday people for self diagnosis, however, remains a continued challenge as in most …

Patients share more with computers than clinicians: virtual humans built with today’s technology show potential to help clinicians and their PTSD patients
J Miller – Behavioral healthcare, 2014 – go.galegroup.com
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is underdiagnosed and undertreated among service men and women, according to Patrick B. McGrath, PhD, director, Alexian Brothers Center for Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Part of the reason is …

Using Virtual Human Technology to Provide Immediate Feedback About Participants? Use of Demographic Cues and Knowledge of Their Cue Use
LD Wandner, JE Letzen, CA Torres, B Lok… – The Journal of …, 2014 – Elsevier
Demographic characteristics have been found to influence pain management decisions, but limited focus has been placed on participants’ reactions to feedback about their use of sex, race, or age to make these decisions. The present study aimed to examine the effects of …

Voxel-based analysis of electrostatic fields in virtual-human model Duke using indirect boundary element method with fast multipole method
S Hamada – CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering & …, 2014 – techscience.com
The voxel-based indirect boundary element method (IBEM) combined with the Laplace-kernel fast multipole method (FMM) is capable of analyzing relatively large-scale problems. A typical application of the IBEM is the electric field analysis in virtual-human models such …

A voxel-based electrostatic field analysis for the virtual-human model Duke using the indirect boundary element method with a GPU-accelerated fast multipole method
S Hamada – WIT Transactions on Modelling and Simulation, 2014 – books.google.com
The voxel-based indirect boundary element method (IBEM) using the Laplace-kernel fast multipole method (FMM) is capable of analysing relatively large-scale problems. Furthermore, the voxel-based IBEM is suitable for acceleration using graphics processing …

Cloth simulation and virtual try-on with kinect based on human body adaptation
Y Zhang, J Zheng, N Magnenat-Thalmann – Simulations, serious games …, 2014 – Springer
… It integrates the techniques of virtual human and cloth simulation to achieve the goal of dressing for an individual customer … Comput Aided Des Appl 2(6):795–804Google Scholar. Fuhrmann A, Groß C, Luckas V, Weber A (2003) Interaction-free dressing of virtual humans …

Realistic and affordable virtual humans
B Masia, J Freitas, V Orvalho, M Slater… – Proceedings of the …, 2014 – discovery.ucl.ac.uk
Copyright© 2014 IADIS Press All rights reserved. Creating realistic virtual humans is a multidisciplinary effort, involving computer scientists specialized in computer graphics, virtual reality and human-computer interaction, as well as neuroscientists. This paper …

Empirical Research on Enterprise Virtual Human Resource Management
X LOU, L HE – Science and Technology Management Research, 2014 – en.cnki.com.cn
The concept, type and content of virtual human resource management were defined in the study and the relevant researches of virtual human resource management were briefly summarized firstly. Then taking 135 enterprises in Shaanxi province as the research object …

Virtual humans but real anthropology.
MJ Guitton, C Zhao, W Hui, MJ Fernandes… – Computers in Human …, 2014 – researchgate.net
For full functionality of ResearchGate it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser. Laval University. Faculty of Medicine. Laval University. Join this Department. Overview Contributions Members Member stats. Recent …

Expression Recognition Driven Virtual Human Animation
J Cho, YJ Hong, SC Ahn, IJ Kim – International Conference on Distributed …, 2014 – Springer
Since the character expressions are high dimensional, it is not easy to control them intuitively with simple interface. So far, existing controlling and animating methods are mainly based on three dimensional motion capture system for high quality animation …

Virtual humans for interpersonal processes and skills training
J Gratch – AI Matters, 2014 – researchgate.net
Negotiation has become an important research topic in artificial intelligence, both in distributed problems solving (where fully autonomous agents must negotiate with each other) and human-machine interaction (where machines must make joint decisions with …

Comparative Analysis of Garment Developed on Virtual Human Skinned Model and Virtual Human Mesh Model
RA Kumar, RI Sathya – researchgate.net
Virtual Human environment has provided tremendous scopes in designing and fit analysis of garment directly on 2D and 3D human model. This paper provides a comparison on the garment that is developed on a human skinned model and virtual human mesh model. The …

A Shared, Modular Architecture for Developing Virtual Humans
A Hartholt, D Traum, S Marsella… – … and Standards for … – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
1 USC Institute for Creative Technologies, Los Angeles, USA 2 Northeastern University, Boston, USA of ActiveMQ2. Messages are typically broadcasted, although there are intended consumers. Libraries have been built for several languages, including Java, C++ …

Comparative impression analysis between real and virtual human skins
F Banba, T Itoh, N Toyoda, H Otaka – Proceedings of the 7th International …, 2014 – dl.acm.org
It is a common problem for many people to keep their skins fine, and there have been huge number of cosmetics products. We have developed of image recognition and geometric modeling technique for impression analysis of human skins [1]. The technique firstly extracts …

Mining Context-Specific Rules from the Literature for Virtual Human Model Simulation
K Kim, S Lee, K Park, D Jang, D Lee – … on Data and Text Mining in …, 2014 – dl.acm.org
Computer-based virtual human model is believed to be the promising solution for drug response identification. Literature mining is competitive method to extract those biological rules for human model simulation, since existing public databases provide only limited …

A Natural Conversational Virtual Human with Multimodal Dialog System
IR Ali, G Sulong, AH Basori – Jurnal Teknologi, 2014 – jurnalteknologi.utm.my
The making of virtual human character to be realistic and credible in real time automated dialog animation system is necessary. This kind of animation carries importance elements for many applications such as games, virtual agents and movie animations. It is also …

Interaction Motivation Driven Virtual Human Emotion Modeling in Computer Engineering and Application
N Xiang, LL Yang – Advanced Materials Research, 2014 – Trans Tech Publ
Article Preview Article Preview Article Preview Affective computing had been widely used in computer engineering and applications fields. Emotion generation is an important research component in affective computing field and there were a lot of works had been put into …

A Control Method about Virtual Human Motion Based on Keyframe Overloaded Technology
L SUN, X GU – Machine Tool & Hydraulics, 2014 – en.cnki.com.cn
Keyframe overloaded technology was proposed in order to solve the problem that it was not realistic when virtual human based on keyframe system walked on the stairs. The differences and similarity of the models between virtual human’s ground walking and stairs …

From fiber to fabric: interactive clothing for virtual humans
G Baciu, WSK Wong – … Asia 2014 Autonomous Virtual Humans and …, 2014 – dl.acm.org
The virtual world is currently limited in the graphic representation and visualization of material designs. The limitation is in part due to the limited range and the relative simplicity of spectral properties of the materials simulated in a virtual environment. Our work starts with …

Talking with a Virtual Human: Controlling the Human Experience and Behavior in a Virtual Conversation
C Qu – 2014 – narcis.nl
Virtual humans are often designed to replace real humans in virtual reality applications for eg, psychotherapy, education and entertainment. In general, applications with virtual humans are created for modifying a person’s knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, emotions or …

Developing Virtual Humans for Cultural Awareness Training in Military and Civilian Operations
SA Tasdemir – 2014 – brage.bibsys.no
Virtual worlds offer a unique opportunity to perform training exercises in safe and cost-efficient environments, and have been used in many organizations, such as the military, as a method to learn to use military equipment or vehicles. Using virtual worlds for cultural …

Modeling and Application Virtual Human for Ergonomics Evaluation of Armored Vehicle
H Niu, M Li, Y Yang – Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on …, 2014 – Springer
For the lack of evaluating means for research on ergonomics of armored vehicles in the armored vehicle design, based on anthropometry, human models were customized according to those data on Jack software. Virtual models of armored vehicle’s cabins were …

Real-Time Collision-Aware Musculoskeletal Model for Virtual Human Animation
FP Laclé – 2014 – dspace.library.uu.nl
This MSc project focused on combining a biomechanical musculoskeletal model with a high poly musculotendon model for the lower human body. A low-poly cylinder-based musculotendon unit is constructed that segments muscle and tendon into separate …

CORRECTING GARMENT SET DEFORMALITIES ON VIRTUAL HUMAN MODEL USING TRANSPARANCY MEASURES
RA Kumar, RI Sathya – academia.edu
Designing has changed it dimensions from 2D, 3D to real time simulation and virtual designing environment. This study is about correcting the garment set deformalities in designing that occurs mainly due to the solid object overlapping method which causes the …

Application of Mesh Simplification Based on Vertex Weight in Virtual Human Face
Y WANG, J HOU, X WANG – Computer Simulation, 2014 – en.cnki.com.cn
This paper discussed the problem about three-dimensional facial mesh simplification in virtual reality. An edge collapse mesh simplification algorithm based on vertex weight was proposed to solve the problem of how to characterize the original model with the lowest …

Rapid prototyping and evaluation of dialogue systems for virtual humans
S Gandhe – 2014 – search.proquest.com
This thesis presents contributions towards Rapid Prototyping and Evaluation of Dialogue Systems for Virtual Humans. Different architectures have been proposed for developing Virtual Human Dialogue Systems. These can be broadly classified in two categories based …

Generating Gestures from Speech for Virtual Humans Using Machine Learning Approaches
CC Chiu – 2014 – search.proquest.com
There is a growing demand for animated characters capable of simulating face-to-face interaction using the same verbal and nonverbal behavior that people use. For example, research in virtual human technology seeks to create autonomous characters capable of …

Editing method of virtual human motion path based on motion cycle step-length
W Wang, L Sun, Z Xuan – cmnt.lv
An editing method of virtual human motion path based on movement cycle step-length is presented: it uses the Cardinal spline interpolation to extract the original path and equably sets the path editing control points; alters the positions of path editing control points to …

(200) PICU nurses’ pain ratings and intervention choices in response to virtual human vignettes
C Lafond, C Vincent, P Hershberger, C Corte… – The Journal of …, 2014 – jpain.org
Uncontrolled pain is a frequently reported adverse event in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU); nurses’ beliefs can contribute to this problem. The aims of this study were to 1) describe PICU nurses’ thinking while assessing pain and choosing interventions for children …

Unraveling Iconicity: Data-Driven Modeling of Iconic Gestures in Humans and Virtual Humans
PA Tepper – 2014 – search.proquest.com
In this dissertation, I present a data-driven approach to the generation of novel iconic gestures for virtual humans and embodied conversational agents. In most previous approaches to iconic gesture generation, agents are limited to drawing upon a finite set of …

(524) The effect of a virtual human perspective-taking intervention on pain assessment and treatment decisions
L Wandner, C Torres, E Bartley, S George… – The Journal of …, 2014 – jpain.org
Patients with persistent pain need more options to reduce reliance on opioid medicines. Non-pharmacologic pain management strategies based on cognitive behavioral therapies show promise, yet less is known about factors associated with their adoption among patients …

Design and implementation of scenic-spot introduction-task-oriented 3D virtual human spoken dialogue system
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(516) Using virtual human technology to provide immediate feedback about participants’ use of demographic cues and their knowledge of their cue use
L Wandner, J Letzen, C Torres, M Robinson – The Journal of Pain, 2014 – jpain.org
Clinical and experimental investigations have found gender, race/ethnic, and age differences in pain sensitivity. Research also suggests that the perception of pain in others differs across these demographic characteristics. These differences may be related to sex …

Reactive Human-Robot Interaction Learning in Virtual Environments
D Jin, Y Sung, K Cho – International Information Institute …, 2014 – search.proquest.com
… To solve these problems, this paper proposes a method of interaction learning in a virtual environment where a virtual robot can learn to interact with a virtual human that is designed to mimic human movements through imitation learning …

THE METHODS AND TECHNIQUES USED FOR THE HUMAN BONES VIRTUAL RE-CONSTRUCTION
P Dragos-Laurentiu, G George – PROCEEDINGS VOLUME, 2014 – mongeometrija.com
… Key words: virtual bone, complex 3D shapes, virtual prototyping, virtual human skeleton 1. INTRODUCTION The subject of this paper permits the cooperation between many researchers activating in different fields, which have the capacity to develop informational methods and …

THE MOVEMENT OF 3D AVATAR IN VIRTUAL REALITY GAME BASED ON HUMAN EMOTION BEHAVIOUR
AH Basori, A Bade, D Daman, MS Sunar – researchgate.net
… This chapter intends to offer a different method of controlling the virtual human characters movement that involves human emotion and haptic sensation known as human haptic emotion … The players will sense the emotion of virtual human characters during playing session …

Techniques, Methods and Instruments for Human Bone Virtual Reconstruction. Main Human Movements Simulations.
VC Dumitru, DL POPA, A Duta… – Applied Mechanics & …, 2014 – search.ebscohost.com
… Faculty of Mechanics, Calea Bucuresti 107, Craiova, Romania adumitru.violeta@yahoo.com, bpopadragoslaurentiu@yahoo.com, Cduta_alina@yahoo.com, ciunel_stefanita@yahoo.com Keywords: virtual bones, CAD, FEA, simulations, virtual prototyping, virtual human skeleton …

The Study of Human-Computer Interaction Virtual Design
S Zheng, F Jie, Z Wang, Z Wei, X Shi, L Ling… – Proceedings of the 13th …, 2014 – Springer
… After system correction and database configuration, capture the operation gestures of crew. 34.4.3 Virtual Human Body Modeling. The person reflects the operation acts by struck markers in capture scope. Marker is a kind of global object with reflecting materials on the surface …

Virtual and Experimental Studies about Human Walking. Virtual Lower Leg Environment. Innovative Design of Tibia Nail.
G Buciu, DN TARNITA, DL POPA… – Applied Mechanics …, 2014 – search.ebscohost.com
… Also, in this software there were imported virtual bones obtained by CT images |4,5,6]. In the virtual human joints, considered as mechanical joints, there were introduced the values measured on frames and the angles in the mechanical joints (Fig …

Sociophysics of Human Virtual Dynamics
A Guazzini – SUMMERSOLSTICE 2014, 2014 – www-f1.ijs.si
… Moreover a” sociophysics of virtual human dynamics” would allow to investigate the relation between the dynamics of cultures, societies and generally big communities (ie big data analysis), with respect to the small group dynamics (eg families, work and friends communities …

Human factors automatic evaluation for entire maintenance processes in virtual environment
S Qiu, Y Yang, X Fan, Q He – Assembly Automation, 2014 – emeraldinsight.com
… Ergonomics and the application of virtual human models have played critical roles in determining JSF maintenance procedures (Thornton, 2001) … First, build a complete virtual maintenance environment including virtual human, product, tool and equipment …

Leveraging the cross-cultural capacities of artificial agents as leaders of human virtual teams
ME Gladden – Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on …, 2014 – researchgate.net
… to fit the current situation (“situationality”). The two dimensions of objective- personalized and invariant-situational cultural behaviors yield four archetypes for AAs leading virtual human teams. We consider examples of each type …

Computational methods for modeling human-like agents in virtual environment
Y Kang – 2014 – dr.ntu.edu.sg
… as facial expressions and body gestures; and (3) Personality: Virtual humans should exhibit human-like traits and characteristics, such as personalities and emotions. As far as we know, the existing work mainly focuses on the different building parts of the virtual human, such as …

Coupling camera-tracked humans with a simulated virtual crowd
JI Rivalcoba, O De Gyves, I Rudomin… – … : proceedings of the …, 2014 – upcommons.upc.edu
… Abstract: Our objective with this paper is to show how we can couple a group of real people and a simulated crowd of virtual humans … Most research is focused on the behavior of virtual humans, that may be data driven, rule based or socially inspired …

Not quite human: What virtual characters have taught us about person perception
EJ Carter, FE Pollick – The Oxford handbook of virtuality/Ed. by M …, 2014 – books.google.com
… audience. When people were asked to perform a complex task in a laboratory setting, the presence of a real human, a head-mounted display showing a virtual human, and a virtual human projected on a wall inhibited Page 167 …

Coupling camera-tracked humans with a simulated virtual crowd
JIR Rivas, O De Gyves, I Rudomín… – … Graphics Theory and …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Abstract: Our objective with this paper is to show how we can couple a group of real people and a simulated crowd of virtual humans … Most research is focused on the behavior of virtual humans, that may be data driven, rule based or socially inspired …

Simulated Virtual Crowds Coupled with Camera-Tracked Humans
I Rivalcoba, O De Gyves, I Rudomin… – … Joint Conference on …, 2014 – Springer
… Abstract. Our objective with this paper is to show how we can couple a group of real people and a simulated crowd of virtual humans … Most research is focused on the behavior of virtual humans, that may be data driven, rule based or socially inspired …

The role of swift trust in virtual teams and implications for human resource development
ML Germain, D McGuire – Advances in Developing Human …, 2014 – journals.sagepub.com
The Problem The combination of flatter organizational structures, globalization, cost-saving initiatives, and the increased emphasis on knowledge sharing has be…

Multi-party interaction with a virtual character and human-like robot: A case study
Z Yumak, J Ren, NM Thalmann, J Yuan – 2014 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… multi-party interactions between real humans, virtual humans and robots. 3 System Overview To illustrate the challenges regarding the multi-agent, multi-user interaction system, we present be- low the interaction set-up with a virtual human, a human-like robot and two users …

Human-agent teamwork in collaborative virtual environments
N Hanna, D Richards – Proceedings of the 2014 international conference …, 2014 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. Human-Agent Teamwork in Collaborative Virtual Environments (Doctoral Consortium) Nader Hanna Computing Department, Macquarie University NSW 2109, Australia +61(0)2 9850 9092 nader.hanna@mq.edu.au …

REVERIE: Natural human interaction in virtual immersive environments
J Wall, E Izquierdo, L Argyriou… – … (ICIP), 2014 IEEE …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… Previews of the REVERIE demo and its key research components can be viewed at www.youtube.com/user/REVERIEFP7. Index Terms— tele-immersion, avatars, virtual human interaction, 3D audio and visual content 1. INTRODUCTION AND MOTIVATION …

Two-Way Human-Agent Virtual Rapport
I Gris – researchgate.net
… 3. METHODOLOGY The experiments, follow a bottom-up approach, where the observations made on natural (human-human) and virtual (human- ECA) dyadic conversations are … [11] Zhang, H., Fricker, D., & Yu, C. Modeling Real-time Multimodal Interaction with Virtual Humans …

A bizarre virtual trainer outperforms a human trainer in foreign language word learning
M Macedonia – … Journal of Computer Science and Artificial …, 2014 – pubman.mpdl.mpg.de
… and colleagues [10], where participants were provided with a short story, presented either by (1) a realistic virtual human, by (2 … K., Kopp, S., and Eyssel, F. (2010), “Individualized Gesturing Outperforms Average Gesturing – Evaluating Gesture Production in Virtual Humans,” in J …

Human Factors in IVE Development-a Case Study for Virtual Fear of Public Speaking Training
S Poeschl, AD Tudor, N Doering – 2014 – db-thueringen.de
… Therefore, researchers recently have aimed at integrating realistic virtual human behavior into such applications [16–18] … The reason behind this was that virtual humans should also be designed to shift smoothly from one nonverbal behavior to the other …

Natural human interaction in virtual immersive environments
J Wall, E Izquierdo, L Argyriou, D Monaghan… – 2014 – doras.dcu.ie
… Previews of the REVERIE demo and its key research components can be viewed at www.youtube.com/user/REVERIEFP7. Index Terms— tele-immersion, avatars, virtual human interaction, 3D audio and visual content 1. INTRODUCTION AND MOTIVATION …

Virtual evaluation of industrial human-robot cooperation: An automotive case study
F Ore, L Hanson, N Delfs… – 3rd International Digital …, 2014 – diva-portal.org
… 7 4.2.4 DHM and robotic simulation This industrial case illustrates the potentials of a virtual human-robot simulation with optimisation possibilities … Towards a new generation of virtual humans. International Journal of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation 1(1), 2-39 …

Digital human models and virtual ergonomics to improve maintainability
D Regazzoni, C Rizzi – Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 2014 – Taylor & Francis
… Hum Factors Ergon. Manuf., 17(5): 475–484. (doi:10.1002/hfm.20087) Colombo, G. and ugini, C U. 2005. Virtual Humans and Prototypes to Evaluate Ergonomics and Safety. Journal of Engineering Design, 16(2): 195–207 …

A complete virtual instrument for measuring and analyzing human stress in real time
S Saha, P Nag, MK Ray – Control, Instrumentation, Energy and …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… data to the computer. Since current is known, conductance can easily be found from the voltage signals. LabVIEW software is used as a development platform for the Virtual human stress analyzer. A graphical user interface …

Modelling multi-party interactions among virtual characters, robots, and humans
Z Yumak, J Ren, NM Thalmann, J Yuan – Presence: Teleoperators and …, 2014 – MIT Press
… 3D virtual humans and physical human-like robots can be used to interact with people in a remote location in order to increase the … In case the human behind the robot and/or virtual human leaves, multi-party interaction should be handed to an artificial intelligence component …

A Discussion on the Application of Virtual Reality Technique in the Analysis of Human-Machine Ergonomics for Seat Design
M Chuang – Art and Design, 2014 – en.cnki.com.cn
… Ergonomic[J];Computer Simulation;2001-02. 10, ZHU Yan-jun, JIANG Guo-hua( Institute of Space Medico-engineering, Beijing 100094,China);Summary of Virtual Human Model in Virtual Reality[J];Computer Simulation;2004-01 …

Modeling and Simulating Virtual Anatomical Humans
F MadehKhaksar, Z Luo, N Pronost, A Egges – 3D Multiscale Physiological …, 2014 – Springer
… modeling and simulation of virtual humans. We pay special attention to the modeling of the skeletal structure and the muscles as well as the simulation of their interactions. Keywords. Computer animation Biomechanics Anatomical modeling Virtual human simulation and …

3D garment modelling-creation of a virtual mannequin of the human body
A Cichocka, P Bruniaux, I Frydrych – 2014 – repozytorium.p.lodz.pl
… solutions. It is important to begin to define exactly the various anthropo- metric points on the virtual human body relevant to this new concept in order to help to manage the size of the adaptive mannequin according to the sizing chart …

The Human-Computer Interaction Design and Research of Virtual Experiment
L Song, F Wen – … Systems and Cybernetics (IHMSC), 2014 Sixth …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… eLearning-Theories, Design, Software and Applications:Dr. Patrizia Ghislandi,2012 [3]. Gang Li,Chemistry experiment of virtual human-computer interaction design and research.Northwest Normal University, 2012 [4]. Chen Li,The Interactivity of Teaching Media in Distance …

Influence of agent behaviour on human-virtual agent body interaction
I Stankovi?, B Popovi?, F Focone – International Conference on Speech …, 2014 – Springer
… 25–44 (2007) 3. Xiao, Y., Yuan, J., Thalmann, D.: Human-virtual Human Interaction by Upper- body Gesture Understanding … Heidelberg (2013) 5. Gratch, J., Wang, N., Okhmatovskaia, A., Lamothe, F., Morales, M., van der Werf, RJ, Morency, L.-P.: Can Virtual Humans Be More …

Collaborative Behaviour Modelling of Virtual Agents using Communication in a Mixed Human-Agent Teamwork
M Barange, A Kabil… – … On Advances in …, 2014 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
Page 1. HAL Id: hal-01165926 https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01165926 Submitted on 22 Jun 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 …

What is the influence of social pressure exerted by a majority of humans, computers or artificial virtual agents on conformity
J Baten – 2014 – pure.tue.nl
… This raises many questions about how people behave in such encounters and respond to artificial virtual agents. Artificial virtual agents (AVA’s) are virtual humans generated by a computer, which look and speak like a human …

Towards social virtual listeners: Computational models of human nonverbal behaviors
D Ozkan – 2014 – search.proquest.com
Page 1. Towards Social Virtual Listeners: Computational Models of Human Nonverbal Behaviors by Derya Ozkan Dissertation Presented to the FACULTY OF THE USC GRADUATE SCHOOL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA …

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