Keeping up stories: design considerations for a police interview training game

Merijn Bruijnes, Jan Kolkmeier, Jan Kolkmeier, Hendrikus J.A. op den Akker, Johannes Maria Linssen, Mariet Theune, Dirk K.J. Heylen

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    Abstract

    This discussion paper presents ideas for designing a serious game for tutoring police officers in training to conduct non-cooperative dialogue in police interviews. The system teaches social interactions. It simulates the social interactions of suspects in police interviews through a virtual suspect agent. These interactions can be non-cooperative as suspects are often not cooperating during the interview. The police officer in training has to interact with the suspect in a way that makes the suspects cooperative in order to gather information from them. In addition, the system must track the progress of the user regarding the training goals. We propose an architecture with a meta-agent that adjusts the suspect agent to present the user with challenging and meaningful interactions, while maintaining a consistent story and immersive game experience.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the Social Believability in Games Workshop (SBG2013)
    Place of PublicationEnschede, The Netherlands
    PublisherCentre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT)
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013
    EventSocial Believability in Games Workshop (SBG2013), Enschede, Netherlands: Proceedings of the Social Believability in Games Workshop (SBG2013) - Enschede, The Netherlands
    Duration: 1 Nov 2013 → …

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    PublisherUniversity of Twente, Centre for Telematics and Information Technology

    Conference

    ConferenceSocial Believability in Games Workshop (SBG2013), Enschede, Netherlands
    CityEnschede, The Netherlands
    Period1/11/13 → …

    Keywords

    • HMI-IA: Intelligent Agents
    • Serious game
    • Police interrogation
    • Police interview
    • Dialog manager
    • Dialog system
    • Conversational agent
    • Planning

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