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Evaluation of Four Designed Virtual Agent Personalities
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing
By Margaret McRorie,Ian Sneddon,Gary McKeown,Elisabetta Bevacqua,Etienne de Sevin,Catherine Pelachaud
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 311-322
Convincing conversational agents require a coherent set of behavioral responses that can be interpreted by a human observer as indicative of a personality. This paper discusses the continued development and subsequent evaluation of virtual agents based on ...
Towards a smiling ECA: studies on mimicry, timing and types of smiles
Found in: Proceedings of the 2nd international workshop on Social signal processing (SSPW '10)
By Catherine Pelachaud, Elisabetta Bevacqua, Ken Prepin, Magalie Ochs, Radoslaw Niewiadomski
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 65-70
Smile is one of the most often used nonverbal signals. Depending on when, how and where it is displayed, it may convey various meanings. We believe that introducing the variety of smiles may improve the communicative skills of embodied conversational agent...