Robots or Agents - Neither Helps You More or Less During Second Language Acquisition - Experimental Study on the Effects of Embodiment and Type of Speech Output on Evaluation and Alignment

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When designing an artificial tutor, the question arises: should we opt for a virtual or a physical embodied conversational agent? With this work we contribute to the ongoing debate of whether, when and how virtual agents or robots provide more benefits to the user and conducted an experimental study on linguistic alignment processes in HCI in the context of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-47665-0_23

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@inproceedings{Ptten2016RobotsOA, title={Robots or Agents - Neither Helps You More or Less During Second Language Acquisition - Experimental Study on the Effects of Embodiment and Type of Speech Output on Evaluation and Alignment}, author={Astrid M. Rosenthal-von der P{\"u}tten and Carolin Stra\ssmann and Nicole C. Kr{\"a}mer}, booktitle={IVA}, year={2016} }