Controlling the Behavior of Animated Presentation Agents in the Interface: Scripting versus Instructing
Andre, Elisabeth, Rist, Thomas, AI Magazine
Lifelike characters, or animated agents, provide a promising option for interface development because they allow us to draw on communication and interaction styles with which humans are already familiar. In this contribution, we revisit some of our past and ongoing projects to motivate an evolution of character-based presentation Systems. This evolution starts from systems in which a character presents information content in the style of a TV presenter. It moves on with the introduction of presentation teams that convey information to the user by performing role plays. To explore new forms of active user involvement during a presentation, the next step can lead to …
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Publication information: Article title: Controlling the Behavior of Animated Presentation Agents in the Interface: Scripting versus Instructing. Contributors: Andre, Elisabeth - Author, Rist, Thomas - Author. Magazine title: AI Magazine. Volume: 22. Issue: 4 Publication date: Winter 2001. Page number: 53+. © 2009 American Association for Artificial Intelligence. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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