Year: 2008

Playing with Virtual Peers: Bootstrapping Contingent Discourse in Children with Autism

Tartaro, A. & Cassell, J. (2008). “Playing with Virtual Peers: Bootstrapping Contingent Discourse in Children with Autism” Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), June 24-28, Utrecht, Netherlands.

  • Autism
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Social Skills
  • Virtual Peers

From Quake Grrls to Desperate Housewives: A Decade of Gender and Computer Games

Jenkins, Henry & Cassell, Justine (2008) “From Quake Grrls to Desperate Housewives: A Decade of Gender and Computer Games.” Y. Kafai, C. Heeter, J. Denner, & J. Sun (eds.) Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New Perspectives on Gender and Gaming. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  • Computer Games
  • Gender

Knowledge Representation for Generating Locating Gestures in Route Directions

Striegnitz, K., Tepper, P., Lovett, A. & Cassell, J. (2008) “Knowledge Representation for Generating Locating Gestures in Route Directions” In K.R. Coventry, T. Tenbrink & J. Bateman (Eds.), Spatial Language and Dialogue (Explorations in Language and Space). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Direction-Giving
  • Multimodal

Reactive Redundancy and Listener Comprehension in Direction-Giving

Baker, R., Gill, A. & Cassell, J. (2008). “Reactive Redundancy and Listener Comprehension in Direction-Giving” Proceedings of SIGDIAL, June 19-20, Columbus, Ohio.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Direction-Giving
  • Multimodal
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