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Title Intelligent Virtual Agents : 13th International Conference, IVA 2013, Edinburgh, UK, August 29-31, 2013 : proceedings / Ruth Aylett, Brigitte Krenn, Catherine Pelachaud, Hiroshi Shimodaira (eds.).
Imprint Heidelberg : Springer, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 493 pages) : illustrations
Series Lecture notes in computer science, Lecture notes in artificial intelligence, 0302-9743 ; 8108
Lecture notes in computer science ; 8108.
Lecture notes in computer science. Lecture notes in artificial intelligence.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 30, 2013).
Subject Intelligent agents (Computer software) -- Congresses.
Genre Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Cognitive Models. Using a Parameterized Memory Model to Modulate NPC AI / Weizi (Philip) Li, Tim Balint, Jan M. Allbeck -- DyBaNeM: Bayesian Episodic Memory Framework for Intelligent Virtual Agents / Rudolf Kadlec, Cyril Brom -- Self-organizing Cognitive Models for Virtual Agents / Yilin Kang, Ah-Hwee Tan -- Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking? An Evaluation of a Simplified Theory of Mind / David V. Pynadath, Ning Wang, Stacy C. Marsella -- Censys: A Model for Distributed Embodied Cognition / Tiago Ribeiro, Marco Vala, Ana Paiva -- Applications. Automated Promotion of Technology Acceptance by Clinicians Using Relational Agents / Timothy Bickmore [and others] -- Virtual Agents as Daily Assistants for Elderly or Cognitively Impaired People / Ramin Yaghoubzadeh [and others] -- Modeling Brief Alcohol Intervention Dialogue with MDPs for Delivery by ECAs / Ugan Yasavur, Christine Lisetti, Napthali Rishe -- Gendering the Machine: Preferred Virtual Assistant Gender and Realism in Self-Service / Jeunese Payne [and others].
Cicero -- Towards a Multimodal Virtual Audience Platform for Public Speaking Training / Ligia Batrinca [and others] -- A Question-answering Agent Using Speech Driven Non-linear Machinima / Anuj Tewari, Timothy Brown, John Canny -- A Virtual Agent as Vocabulary Trainer: Iconic Gestures Help to Improve Learners' Memory Performance / Kirsten Bergmann, Manuela Macedonia -- Using Linguistic Alignment to Enhance Learning Experience with Pedagogical Agents: The Special Case of Dialect / Vivien Kühne, Astrid Marieke Rosenthal-von der Pütten, Nicole C. Krämer -- A Virtual Patient to Assess Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Nurses' Pain Assessment and Intervention Practices / Sangyoon Lee [and others] -- Dialogue, Language, Speech. Controlling the Listener Response Rate of Virtual Agents / Iwan de Kok, Dirk Heylen -- The Influence of Prosody on the Requirements for Gesture-Text Alignment / Yingying Wang, Michael Neff -- Prediction of Visual Backchannels in the Absence of Visual Context Using Mutual Influence / Derya Ozkan, Louis-Philippe Morency.
Modeling the Semantic Coordination of Speech and Gesture under Cognitive and Linguistic Constraints / Kirsten Bergmann, Sebastian Kahl, Stefan Kopp -- Modeling Multimodal Behaviors from Speech Prosody / Yu Ding, Catherine Pelachaud, Thierry Artières -- An Examination of Whether People Prefer Agents Whose Gestures Mimic Their Own / Pengcheng Luo, Victor Ng-Thow-Hing, Michael Neff -- Impact of Varying Vocabularies on Controlling Motion of a Virtual Actor / Klaus Förger, Timo Honkela, Tapio Takala -- Non-verbal Behaviour. Conversational Gaze Aversion for Virtual Agents / Sean Andrist, Bilge Mutlu, Michael Gleicher -- From a User-created Corpus of Virtual Agent's Non-verbal Behavior to a Computational Model of Interpersonal Attitudes / Brian Ravenet, Magalie Ochs, Catherine Pelachaud -- Explaining the Variability of Human Nonverbal Behaviors in Face-to-Face Interaction / Lixing Huang, Jonathan Gratch -- Head Motion Analysis and Synthesis over Different Tasks / Atef Ben Youssef, Hiroshi Shimodaira, David A. Braude.
Using Virtual Agents to Guide Attention in Multi-task Scenarios / Philipp Kulms, Stefan Kopp -- Gesture with Meaning / Margaux Lhommet, Stacy C. Marsella -- Social, Cultural Models and Agents. Conceptualizing Social Power for Agents / Gonçalo Pereira, Rui Prada, Pedro A. Santos -- Social Importance Dynamics: A Model for Culturally-Adaptive Agents / Samuel Mascarenhas [and others] -- Looking Real and Making Mistakes / Yuqiong Wang, Peter Khooshabeh, Jonathan Gratch -- What's Going on? Multi-sense Attention for Virtual Agents / Tim Balint, Jan M. Allbeck -- A Qualitative Evaluation of Social Support by an Empathic Agent / Janneke M. van der Zwaan, Virginia Dignum, Catholijn M. Jonker -- Tools and Techniques. All Together Now / Arno Hartholt [and others] -- Real-Time Behavioral Animation of Humanoid Non-Player Characters with a Computational Ecosystem / Rui Filipe Antunes, Frederic Fol Leymarie -- Judging IVA Personality Using an Open-Ended Question / Kris Liu [and others] -- An Affective Virtual Agent Providing Embodied Feedback in the Paired Associate Task: System Design and Evaluation / Christian Becker-Asano [and others].
Summary This book constitutes the proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2013, held in Edinburgh, UK, in August 2013. There was a total of 94 submissions. The 18 full and 18 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in the book. In addition, the volume lists the 34 posters which were on display during the conference. The papers are organized in topical sections named: cognitive models; applications; dialogue, language, speech; non-verbal behaviour; and social, cultural models and agents.
Other Author Aylett, Ruth, 1951- editor.
Krenn, Brigitte, editor.
Pelachaud, Catherine, editor.
Shimodaira, Hiroshi, editor.
Other Title Printed edition: 9783642404146