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Our goal is to create an 'intelligent' 3D agent able to send complex, 'natural' messages to users and, in the future, to converse with them. We look at the relationship between the agent's communicative intentions and the way that these intentions are expressed into verbal and nonverbal messages....
We created the characters Agneta & Frida with the intent to strengthen and encourage exploration of information spaces. In a follow-up study we tried to capture whether users found the characters believable, whether they raised affective responses in users, and whether they created a richer, more...
Here we will briefly describe action selection and language generation mechanisms in two 'life-like' software agents, CMattie and IDA, and discuss issues that bear on the topics of architectures for behavior control, interdependencies between emotions and goal-based behaviors, and coordination of...