Natural interaction with culturally adaptive virtual characters

  title={Natural interaction with culturally adaptive virtual characters},
  author={Felix Kistler and Birgit Endrass and Ionut Damian and Chi Tai Dang and Elisabeth Andr{\'e}},
  journal={Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces},
Recently, the verbal and non-verbal behavior of virtual characters has become more and more sophisticated due to advances in behavior planning and rendering. Nevertheless, the appearance and behavior of these characters is in most cases based on the cultural background of their designers. Especially in combination with new natural interaction interfaces, there is the risk that characters developed for a particular culture might not find acceptance when being presented to another culture. A few… CONTINUE READING
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