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Co-constructing intersubjectivity with artificial conversational agents: People are more likely to initiate repairs of misunderstandings with agents represented as human
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This article explores whether people more frequently attempt to repair misunderstandings when speaking to an artificial conversational agent if it is represented as fully human. Expand
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The Researcher as Experimental Subject: Using Self-Experimentation to Access Experiences, Understand Social Phenomena, and Stimulate Reflexivity
The current article argues that researcher-as-subject self-experimentation can provide valuable insight and systematic knowledge to social psychologists. This approach, the modus operandi ofExpand
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Developing the cyranoid method of mediated interpersonal communication in a social psychological context : applications in person perception, human-computer interaction, and first-person research
This thesis revisits Stanley Milgram’s “cyranoid method” of interactive social psychological experimentation (Milgram, 2010a) and explores the technique’s empirical potential in several domains. TheExpand
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Revisiting Milgram’s Cyranoid Method: Experimenting With Hybrid Human Agents
In two studies based on Stanley Milgram’s original pilots, we present the first systematic examination of cyranoids as social psychological research tools. A cyranoid is created by cooperativelyExpand
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A truly human interface: interacting face-to-face with someone whose words are determined by a computer program
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 personExpand
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The Body That Speaks: Recombining Bodies and Speech Sources in Unscripted Face-to-Face Communication
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This article examines advances in research methods that enable experimental substitution of the speaking body in unscripted face-to-face communication by combining three types of bodies (mechanical, virtual, and human) with either an artificial or human speech source. Expand
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Offscreen and in the Chair Next to Your: Conversational Agents Speaking Through Actual Human Bodies
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This paper demonstrates how to interact with a conversational agent that speaks through an actual human body face-to-face and in person (i.e., offscreen). Expand
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How to build an echoborg: PhD researcher Kevin Corti featured on the BBC
Research by Kevin Corti and Alex Gillespie on “echoborgs”, a hybrid social agent consisting of a real person who speaks words determined by a computer program, has been featured on the BBC website.Expand
How to build an echoborg : PhD researcher
In the race to develop artificial intelligence, echoborgs tell us much about our future relationship with machines, and how their communication can be made to seem more human-like. Echoborgs areExpand