How Human Am I?: EEG-based Evaluation of Virtual Characters

@inproceedings{Mustafa2017HowHA,
  title={How Human Am I?: EEG-based Evaluation of Virtual Characters},
  author={Maryam Mustafa and Stefan Guthe and Jan-Philipp Tauscher and Michael Goesele and Marcus A. Magnor},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2017}
}
There is a continuous effort by animation experts to create increasingly realistic and more human-like digital characters. However, as virtual characters become more human they risk evoking a sense of unease in their audience. This sensation, called the Uncanny Valley effect, is widely acknowledged both in the popular media and scientific research but empirical evidence for the hypothesis has remained inconsistent. In this paper, we investigate the neural responses to computer-generated faces… CONTINUE READING
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