Multimodal expressive embodied conversational agents

  title={Multimodal expressive embodied conversational agents},
  author={Catherine Pelachaud},
  booktitle={ACM Multimedia},
In this paper we present our work toward the creation of a multimodal expressive Embodied Conversational Agent (ECA). Our agent, called Greta, exhibits nonverbal behaviors synchronized with speech. We are using the taxonomy of communicative functions developed by Isabella Poggi [22] to specify the behavior of the agent. Based on this taxonomy a representation language, Affective Presentation Markup Language, APML has been defined to drive the animation of the agent [4]. Lately, we have been… CONTINUE READING
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