iCat: an affective game buddy based on anticipatory mechanisms

  title={iCat: an affective game buddy based on anticipatory mechanisms},
  author={Iolanda Leite and Carlos Martinho and Andr{\'e} Pereira and Ana Paiva},
In this paper, we study the role of emotions and expressive behaviour in socially interactive characters employed in educational games. More specifically, on how we can use such emotional behaviour to help users to better understand the game state. An emotion model for these characters, which is mainly influenced by the current state of the game and is based on the emotivector anticipatory mechanism, was developed. We implemented the model in a social robot named iCat, using chess as the game… CONTINUE READING
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