MIXER: Why the difference?

Asad Nazir, Ruth Aylett, Lynne Hall, Birgit Endrass, Mei Yii Lim, Christopher Ritter

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Abstract

This interactive demo features MIXER, a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) consisting of synthetic characters representing the various actors in a scenario group difference scenario. MIXER creates virtual dramas by using interactive narrative with those characters. The goal is to enable children to identify social rule differences, by interacting with one of the characters to which they become empathic. MIXER is evaluated in the UK and Germany with children aged 9 to 11 years. The video for the demo content can be found at: http://youtu.be/iKIndn5NPaQ.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, AAMAS 2014
PublisherInternational Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
Pages1687-1688
Number of pages2
Volume2
ISBN (Print)9781634391313
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Event13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems - Paris, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 May 20149 May 2014

Conference

Conference13th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
Abbreviated titleAAMAS 2014
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityParis
Period5/05/149/05/14

Keywords

  • Applications
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Virtual agents

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