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Misuse and abuse of interactive technologies

Antonella De Angeli, Sheryl Brahnam, Peter Wallis, Alan Dix
2006 CHI '06 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '06  
Acknowledgements I wish to thank Wendall Cowart, owner of C & C Creations, for the use of Talk-Bot, Kathy, and Bill.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported in part by SVOX, the ETH Switzerland and FONIX SPEECH.  ...  Decades of science fiction have forged a vision of virtual agents as slaves [2] and, at times, as enemies [4] . Both these stereotypes are likely to be targets of aggression.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1125451.1125753 dblp:conf/chi/AngeliBWD06 fatcat:o4eq6mnsqra3lomuqz6hcq76au

Personalizing e-Learning. The Social Effects of Pedagogical Agents

Nicole C. Krämer, Gary Bente
2010 Educational Psychology Review  
of embodied agents in general.  ...  This perspective will include (1) a distinction between static and dynamic aspects of embodiment, such as the visual appearance of agents and their nonverbal behavior, and (2) a more systematic approach  ...  Johnson (1999, 2000) , whose developments are grounded in computer science, locate their agents in a virtual learning environment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10648-010-9123-x fatcat:nkw5ouecqfdofjhfqjvqspeami

Biology, Business and Brain Science: The Strangest of Attractors?

aymond L. Forbes
2017 Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal  
The fields of biology, business and brain science seem headed down a path toward either collision or convergence.  ...  Additionally, it will explore the possibilities inherent in their greater inter-disciplinary connections as well as peer into the darker side of an enhanced relationship.  ...  In the authors of this paper's struggle to make sense of the biology, business and brain science distinctions, we were reminded of the prescient words of authors Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal.  ... 
doi:10.14738/assrj.414.3485 fatcat:mdhuchedkzdi7jtzyryuuottn4

Increasing Helpfulness towards a Robot by Emotional Adaption to the User

Barbara Kühnlenz, Stefan Sosnowski, Malte Buß, Dirk Wollherr, Kolja Kühnlenz, Martin Buss
2013 International Journal of Social Robotics  
The thereby shifted emotional state of the robot serves as a basis for the generation of task-driven emotional facial-and verbal expressions, employed to induce and sustain high empathy towards the robot  ...  Based on social-psychological predictions of human behavior, the approach aims at inducing empathy, paired with a feeling of similarity in human users towards the robot.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported in part by the EU FP7 STREP project IURO -Interactive Urban Robot), contract number 248317, see www.iuro-project. eu, the ERC Advanced Grant project SHRINE -Seamless  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12369-013-0182-2 fatcat:iuudn4jcyffevnyysfhrlgmxgu

Centers and peripheries: Network roles in language change

Zsuzsanna Fagyal, Samarth Swarup, Anna María Escobar, Les Gasser, Kiran Lakkaraju
2010 Lingua  
All shortcomings are ours. 24 The fact that we see robust fixation of norms in our model while fixation in Baxter et al.'s (2009)  ...  Hualde, Richard Sproat, and the audience of the NWAV 37 conference in Houston for their comments on earlier versions and presentations of this paper.  ...  This automatically results in raising the number of times loners are chosen to be copied, because individuals with virtually no positional (network structural) influence over others in the population may  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2010.02.001 fatcat:r2obsmvnbbbb7h2ft7ncy4cewu

Vol. 2, No. 4, in December 2009

Editor ELT
2009 English Language Teaching  
The movement from cities to the countryside of Mr. Darcy and Bingley is never a coincidence in the construction of the novel.  ...  It is just one of the commonest things that Jane Austen has seen in her time. The same is true of the shifting of the military troops about the country.  ...  In this regard, a detailed analysis has been done on the mediations from the peer resources, peer talk in particular in the activity of talking about living things.  ... 
doi:10.5539/elt.v2n4p0 fatcat:hffohd7vnrambed2djhenue27q

Phasic norepinephrine is a neural interrupt signal for unexpected events in rapidly unfolding sensory sequences – evidence from pupillometry [article]

Sijia Zhao, Maria Chait, Fred Dick, Peter Dayan, Shigeto Furukawa, Hsin-I Liao
2018 biorxiv/medrxiv   pre-print
We reveal a remarkable specificity: When not behaviourally relevant, only abrupt structural violations evoked a PDR.  ...  Norepinephrine (NE) is thought to play a key role in this process by serving as an interrupt signal, initiating model-resetting.  ...  , as well as in virtual networks.  ... 
doi:10.1101/466367 fatcat:a3bquw6n55amhodwmfoa2frboa

Relationship between strategic human resource management and firm performance

Wan‐Jing April Chang, Tung Chun Huang
2005 International journal of manpower  
Acknowledgements This study was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (MINECO/FEDER/UE; project PSI2011-28801, "Virtual Reality Cue-Exposure Treatment for Bulimia Nervosa").  ...  Acknowledgements The research was implemented in the framework of the Basic Research Program at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in 2017.  ...  The SCAI scale explores the construct of self-curiosity through two dimensions: 1) Attitude towards self-curiosity, and 2) Interest in increasing knowledge of self.  ... 
doi:10.1108/01437720510615125 fatcat:lnson2dlrndgxg7cgjnavyog4a

Program and book of abstracts

2013 2013 International Conference on Radar  
These disciplines are offered at the beginning of the course. They are prerequisites for students can attend the disciplines of Physics, and in general, are also those with large failure rates.  ...  of tertiary education in natural and engineering sciences, particularly with regard to the shape of advanced skills and special competences [1].  ...  Furthermore teacher showed that increasing agents population always brings towards the "same", statistically speaking, money distribution.  ... 
doi:10.1109/radar.2013.6651948 fatcat:k5bp2bh3yfgxhgy422v4xnrnta

Cultural learning

Michael Tomasello, Ann Cale Kruger, Hilary Horn Ratner
1993 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
This target article presents a theory of human cultural learning.  ...  Imitative learning relies on a concept of intentional agent and involves simple perspective-taking.  ...  but also of directing its movements toward particular targets.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x0003123x fatcat:e56gfzsozrhobfgo5fbhla6gmm

Towards a new image of culture in wild chimpanzees?

Christophe Boesch
1993 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
This target article presents a theory of human cultural learning.  ...  Imitative learning relies on a concept of intentional agent and involves simple perspective-taking.  ...  but also of directing its movements toward particular targets.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x00031277 fatcat:qjzrtdp4r5fmtbqorcigri5zzm

The construction of 'Nature' in the virtual worldSecond Life

Joseph S. Clark
2015 Environmental Education Research  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS My doctoral advisor Andy Opel green-lit the genesis of this project in 2007 while I was taking his class in Media and the Environment.  ...  A charmed circle of warm, friendly, funny, and smart graduate students shared the journey with me and accepted this mid-lifer as one of their own. Faculty in FSU'  ...  I first visited Etopia in 2007, looking for environmental-education sites mostly out of general curiosity.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13504622.2015.1118754 fatcat:ohecewoajrgrfoc5lai23afbn4

Cultural learning is cultural

Bernard Schneuwly
1993 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
This target article presents a theory of human cultural learning.  ...  Imitative learning relies on a concept of intentional agent and involves simple perspective-taking.  ...  but also of directing its movements toward particular targets.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x00031496 fatcat:7iearnrjwvewzdqm2ccp2pugou

International review panel

2011 2011 6th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems  
The research was supported by (1) the National Science Foundation, grants (a) REC-0106976 'Social Creativity and Meta-Design in Lifelong Learning Communities,' and (b) CCR-0204277 'A Social-Technical Approach  ...  Acknowledgements Many of the topics treated in the present paper have been discussed in detail and "collaboratively" shared with Prof. Y.  ...  Intelligent Rooms We take the concept of cognitive agents as a component of elements of a virtual world, extend the agent model to include motivation and curiosity, and move the agent from being associated  ... 
doi:10.1109/iciinfs.2011.6038027 fatcat:olgp74wayzadfb7n7f7mtx2jyi

Affective Brain-Computer Interfaces [chapter]

Rafael Calvo, Sidney D'Mello, Jonathan Gratch, Arvid Kappas, Christian Mühl, Dirk Heylen, Anton Nijholt
2015 The Oxford Handbook of Affective Computing  
The general chairs  ...  investigation of laws and principles governing social interactions, automatic understanding of social phenomena in human-human and human-machine interactions, and synthesis of social behavior via different  ...  The Virtual Guide The Virtual Guide 3 is an embodied conversational agent that also resides in the Virtual Music Center, just as Karin. This agent is able to give directions.  ... 
doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199942237.013.024 fatcat:oia3yvk7hbf7ta6magl6bzjx6u
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