Kevin Corti

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Games­based Learning (a.k.a. 'Serious Games') is all about leveraging the power of computer games to captivate and engage end­users for a specific purpose, such as to develop new knowledge and skills. Games­based Learning enables learners to undertake tasks and experience situations which would otherwise be impossible and/or undesirable for cost, time,(More)
We use speech shadowing to create situations wherein people converse in person with a human whose words are determined by a conversational agent computer program. Speech shadowing involves a person (the shadower) repeating vocal stimuli originating from a separate communication source in real-time. Humans shadowing for conversational agent sources (e.g.,(More)
This article examines advances in research methods that enable experimental substitution of the speaking body in unscripted face-to-face communication. A taxonomy of six hybrid social agents is presented by combining three types of bodies (mechanical, virtual, and human) with either an artificial or human speech source. Our contribution is to introduce and(More)
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