Humor in Human-Computer Interaction: A Short Survey

Anton Nijholt, Andreea Niculescu, Alessandro Valitutti, Rafael E. Banchs

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    Abstract

    This paper is a short survey on humor in human-computer interaction. It describes how humor is designed and interacted with in social media, virtual agents, social robots and smart environments. Benefits and future use of humor in interactions with artificial entities are discussed based on literature reviews.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAdjunct Proceedings INTERACT 2017 Mumbai
    Subtitle of host publication16th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, September 25–29, 2017, Mumbai, India
    EditorsAnirudha Joshi, Devanuj K. Balkrishan, Girish Dalvi, Marco Winckler
    PublisherIndian Institute of Technology Madras
    Pages192-214
    ISBN (Print)978-81-931260-9-7
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    Event16th IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human–Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2017 - Mumbai, India
    Duration: 25 Sep 201729 Sep 2017
    Conference number: 16

    Conference

    Conference16th IFIP TC13 International Conference on Human–Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2017
    Abbreviated titleINTERACT
    CountryIndia
    CityMumbai
    Period25/09/1729/09/17

    Keywords

    • humor
    • social media
    • embodied agents
    • smart environments

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    Nijholt, A., Niculescu, A., Valitutti, A., & Banchs, R. E. (2017). Humor in Human-Computer Interaction: A Short Survey. In A. Joshi, D. K. Balkrishan, G. Dalvi, & M. Winckler (Eds.), Adjunct Proceedings INTERACT 2017 Mumbai: 16th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, September 25–29, 2017, Mumbai, India (pp. 192-214). Indian Institute of Technology Madras.