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Design of a Virtual Human Presenter
July/August 2000 (vol. 20 no. 4)
pp. 79-85
In our society, people make presentations to inform, teach, motivate, and persuade others. Appropriate gestures effectively enhance the expressiveness and believability of such presentations. Likewise, a virtual human agent who adequately performs gestures during presentations can inform us effectively and serve as an interface agent mediating communication between user and computer. We created a virtual human presenter who accepts speech texts with embedded commands as inputs. The presenter acts in real-time 3D animation synchronized with speech for more effective communication.

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Citation:
Tsukasa Noma, Liwei Zhao, Norman I. Badler, "Design of a Virtual Human Presenter," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 79-85, July-Aug. 2000, doi:10.1109/38.851755
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