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Workshop on the uses of Agents for Education, Games and Simulations

 

at the Taipei International Convention Centre (TICC)

 

In

 

Taipei, Taiwan on May 2, 2011

 

 

 

Workshop Programme - 2nd May

Welcome

09.00

 

 

Middleware Architectures

 

 

 

Interfacing a Cognitive Agent Platform with Second Life        

Surangika Ranathunga, Stephen Cranefield & Martin Purvis  

(slides)

09.05

CIGA: A Middleware for Intelligent Agents in Virtual Environments

Joost Van Oijen, Loïs Vanhée & Frank Dignum

09.30

How to compare usability of techniques for the specification of virtual agents’ behavior? An experimental pilot study with human subjects

Jakub Gemrot, Cyril Brom, Joanna Bryson & Michal Bida  

(slides)

09.55

Discussion

10.15

 

 

Dialogues and Learning

 

 

 

Dialog Designs in Virtual Drama: Balancing Agency and Scripted Dialogs

Edward C.-C. Kao & Von-Wun Soo

(slides)

11.00

Learning by Playing in Agent-oriented Virtual Learning Environment

Yundong Cai & Zhiqi Shen   

(slides)

11.25

Collection and Analysis of Multi-modal Interaction in Direction Giving Dialogues: Towards an Automatic Gesture Selection Mechanism for Met-averse Avatars   

Takeo Tsukamoto, Yumi Muroya, Masashi Okamoto & Yukiko Nakano

(slides)

11.50

Discussion

12.10

 

 

Lunch

12.30

 

 

Adaption and Emergence

 

 

 

Organizing Scalable Adaptation in Serious Games

Joost Westra, Frank Dignum & Virginia Dignum

(slides)

14.00

Inferring Pragmatics from Dialogue Contexts in Simulated Virtual Agent Games

Yu-Hung Chien & Von-Wun Soo

(slides)

14.25

Socially-aware Emergent Narrative

Sergio Alvarez-Napagao, Ignasi Gómez-Sebastià, Sofia Panagiotidi, Arturo Tejeda, Luis Oliva & Javier Vázquez-Salceda

(slides)

14.50

Discussion

15.10

 

 

Agent Architectures

 

 

 

ADAPT: Abstraction Hierarchies to Better Simulate Teamwork

Meirav Hadad & Avi Rosenfeld

(slides)

16.00

An Architecture for Affective Behaviours Based on Conservation of Resources

Sabrina Campano, Etienne De Sevin, Vincent Corruble & Nicolas Sabouret

(slides)

16.25

Panel Discussion (All Participants)

16.45