Virtual suspect William

Merijn Bruijnes, Hendrikus J.A. op den Akker, Arno Hartholt, Dirk K.J. Heylen

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    We evaluate an algorithm which computes the responses of an agent that plays the role of a suspect in simulations of police interrogations. The algorithm is based on a cognitive model - the response model - that is centred around keeping track of interpersonal relations. The model is parametrized in such a way that different personalities of the virtual suspect can be defined. In the evaluation we defined three different personalities and had participants guess the personality based on the responses the model provided in an interaction with the participant. We investigate what factors contributed to the ability of a virtual agent to show behaviour that was recognized by participants as belonging to a persona.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 15th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2015
    EditorsWillem-Paul Brinkman, Dirk Heylen, Joost Broekens
    Place of PublicationSwitzerland
    Number of pages10
    ISBN (Print)978-3-319-21995-0
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2015
    Event15th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2015 - Delft, Netherlands
    Duration: 26 Aug 201528 Aug 2015
    Conference number: 15

    Publication series

    NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
    PublisherSpringer Verlag
    ISSN (Print)0302-9743
    ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


    Conference15th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2015
    Abbreviated titleIVA


    • EWI-26255
    • Response Model
    • Police Interview
    • Social Interaction
    • METIS-314954
    • Mental models
    • Tutoring application
    • Virtual agents
    • IR-98116
    • Data Analysis

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