Enhancing Embodied Conversational Agents with Social and Emotional Capabilities [chapter]

Bart van Straalen, Dirk Heylen, Mariët Theune, Anton Nijholt
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we present our current work on an embodied conversational agent for training medical bad news conversations and discuss the inspiration gained from previous work of our own and others. Central in this research is the influence of emotional and social features on the selection and realization of conversational behavior.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-11198-3_7 fatcat:wmkovjkiafhcjomdido6xmvewa