Multimodal Interaction with a Virtual Guide

Dennis Hofs, Mariët Theune, Rieks op den Akker

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    We demonstrate the Virtual Guide, an embodied conversational agent that gives directions in a 3D environment. We briefly describe multimodal dialogue management, language and gesture generation, and a special feature of the Virtual Guide: the ability to align her linguistic style to the user’s level of politeness.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBNAIC 2008
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of BNAIC 2008, the twentieth Belgian-Dutch Artificial Intelligence Conference, Enschede/Bad Boekelo, October 30-31, 2008
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    PublisherUniversity of Twente
    Number of pages2
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2008
    Event20th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence, BNAIC 2008 - Boekelo, Netherlands
    Duration: 30 Oct 200831 Oct 2008
    Conference number: 20

    Publication series

    NameBNAIC: proceedings of the ... Belgium/Netherlands Artificial Intelligence Conference
    PublisherUniversity of Twente
    ISSN (Print)1568-7805


    Conference20th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence, BNAIC 2008
    Abbreviated titleBNAIC


    • EWI-14090
    • IR-65107
    • METIS-252111

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