eCute: Difference is good

A. Nazir, E. Krumhuber, D.M. Degens, B. Endrass, C. Hume, A. Swiderska, J. Hodgson, C. Ritter, S. Mascarenhas, R. Aylett

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This paper provides an overview of ongoing research on cultural and emotional learning, thereby utilizing engaging roleplay with synthetic characters. The paper explains the underlying learning objectives and provides an overview of how we intend to achieve them. This includes a technical framework integrating affective AI characters and innovative interaction technologies. The framework will be used to realize a virtual learning environment hosting the synthetic characters. Finally a brief description of an evaluation approach for the anticipated learning objectives is given.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IADIS International Conference E-Learning, Lisbon, Portugal, 17-23 July 2012
EditorsM. Baptista Nunes, M. McPherson
ISBN (Print)9789728939717
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event2012 IADIS International Conference E-Learning, Lisbon, Portugal -
Duration: 17 Jul 201223 Jul 2012


Conference2012 IADIS International Conference E-Learning, Lisbon, Portugal

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