Taking things at face value: how stance informs politeness of virtual agents

Johannes Maria Linssen, Mariet Theune, Dirk K.J. Heylen

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    We propose a combination of theories about interpersonal stances and politeness to inform virtual agent behaviour in a serious game, aimed at social interaction training in the domain of law enforcement. A pilot study we conducted showed promising results based on which we will refine our model.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 25th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence, BNAIC 2013
    EditorsK. Hindriks, M. de Weerdt, B. van Riemsdijk, M. Warnier
    Place of PublicationDelft, The Netherlands
    PublisherDelft University of Technology
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)not assigned
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2013
    Event25th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence, BNAIC 2013 - Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
    Duration: 7 Nov 20138 Nov 2013
    Conference number: 25

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    PublisherDelft University of Technology


    Conference25th Benelux Conference on Artificial Intelligence, BNAIC 2013
    Abbreviated titleBNAIC


    • politeness strategies
    • Social Interaction
    • METIS-300148
    • EWI-23949
    • IR-88359
    • interpersonal circumplex

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