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Body Language: Lessons from the Near-Human

Justine Cassell

in Genesis Redux: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Artificial Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226720807
eISBN:
9780226720838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720838.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter, which describes the embodied conversational agents (ECAs) as mechanisms that make people attribute humanness and aliveness to them, conducts experiments on the essence of humanness and ... More


A computational model of cooperative spatial behaviour for virtual humans *

Nhung Nguyen and Ipke Wachsmuth

in Representing Space in Cognition: Interrelations of behaviour, language, and formal models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679911
eISBN:
9780191760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679911.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter introduces a model which connects representations of the space surrounding a virtual humanoid’s body with the space it shares with several interaction partners. This work intends to ... More


Imitation in embodied communication—from monkey mirror neurons to artificial humans

Stefan Kopp, Ipke Wachsmuth, James Bonaiuto, and Michael Arbib

in Embodied Communication in Humans and Machines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231751
eISBN:
9780191696527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231751.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the roles imitation plays in embodied communication from two different perspectives. The ‘mirror system’ of the macaque brain is looked at in the first approach, which assesses ... More


Using Social Agents to Explore Theories of Rapport and Emotional Resonance

Jonathan Gratch, Sin-Hwa Kang, and Ning Wang

in Social Emotions in Nature and Artifact

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195387643
eISBN:
9780199369195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387643.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

for computer-based applications to health, commerce and entertainment. We discuss several technical challenges must be overcome before realizing this vision. More importantly, success depends not on ... More


Towards a neurocognitive model of turn taking in multimodal dialog

James Bonaiuto and Kristinn R Thórisson

in Embodied Communication in Humans and Machines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231751
eISBN:
9780191696527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231751.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses hierarchically organised actions in communication. One essential, but often overlooked, feature of natural dialogue is turn taking. More recently, turn taking has become an ... More


Avatars and virtual worlds: New technology solutions for teaching and learning shared decision making

Suzanne Mitchell and Jeffrey Ring

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores evolutions in shared decision making (SDM) in the clinical encounter within the context of a rapidly changing world of social networking and advancing technology. The time is ... More


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