Category: Culture

Modeling ethnicity into technology: Using virtual agents to understand sociolinguistic variation

Finkelstein, S., Yarzebinski, E., Vaughn, C., Cassell, J. (2013) “Modeling ethnicity into technology: Using virtual agents to understand sociolinguistic variation”. in Proceedings of NWAV 42,, Oct 17- 20, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Computational Models of Behavior
  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Virtual Peers

The effects of culturally-congruent educational technologies on student achievement

Finkelstein, S., Yarzebinski, E., Vaughn, C., Ogan, A., Cassell, J. (2013) “The effects of culturally-congruent educational technologies on student achievement”. in Proceedings of Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED).,July 09-13 2013, Memphis, TN. (Conference Best Paper Award Winner)

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents

Alex: A Virtual Peer that Identifies Student Dialect

Finkelstein, S., Ogan, A., Vaughn, C., & Cassell, J. (2013) “Alex: A Virtual Peer that Identifies Student Dialect”. in Proceedings of Workshop on Culturally-Aware Technology Enhanced Learning, Paphos, Cyprus.

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Virtual Peers

Investigating the Influence of Virtual Peers as Dialect Models on Students’ Prosodic Inventory

Finkelstein, S., Scherer, S., Ogan, A., Morency, L.P., Cassell, J. (2012) “Investigating the Influence of Virtual Peers as Dialect Models on Students’ Prosodic Inventory”. in Proceedings of WOCCI (Workshop on Child-Computer Interfaces) at INTERSPEECH 2013, September 14-15, 2012, Portland, OR.

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Multimodal
  • Virtual Peers

Brick by Brick: Iterating Interventions to Bridge the Achievement Gap with Virtual Peers

Rader, E., Echelbarger, M. Cassell, J. (2011) “Brick by Brick: Iterating Interventions to Bridge the Achievement Gap with Virtual Peers” in Proceedings of the CHI’11 Conference, May 9-12, Vancouver, BC

  • Culture
  • Education
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Peers
  • Rapport
  • Virtual Peers

Culture as Social Practice: Being Enculturated in Human-Computer Interaction

Cassell, J. (2009) “Culture as Social Practice: Being Enculturated in Human-Computer Interaction” in C. Stephanidis (Ed.) Proceedings of HCII, (published as Universal Access in HCI, Part III. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag), pp. 303-313.

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Virtual Peers

Ethnic Identity and Engagement in Embodied Conversational Agents

Iacobelli, F. & Cassell, J. (2007). “Ethnic Identity and Engagement in Embodied Conversational Agents” Proceedings of Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA), Sept. 17-19, Paris, France.

  • Culture
  • Dialect
  • Embodied Conversational Agents
  • Virtual Peers

The Language of Online Intercultural Community Formation in Junior Summit ’98

Cassell, J., Tversky, D. (2005) “The Language of Online Intercultural Community Formation in Junior Summit ’98″Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication(2).

  • Culture
  • Online Communities

How to Win a World Election: Emergent leadership in an international online community

Cassell, Justine, Huffaker, David & Tversky, Dona (2005) “How to Win a World Election: Emergent leadership in an international online community”. Proceedings of Communities and Technologies 2005. June 13-16, Milan, Italy. The Hague: Kluwer Academic Press

  • Culture
  • Leadership
  • Online Communities
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