Embodied Conversational Characters
as Individuals
16th July, 2003
Melbourne, Australia
in conjunction with
AAMAS2003 Conference

8:30 - 8:40Setting up Demonstrations. Setting up for first papers. TAKE NOTE.
8:40 - 8:45Introduction to the Workshop
8:45 - 10:10
10 minute
overlap with
morning tea
Paper session 1 on ECA Systems.
Coordinator: YYYY
1Danielle Pelé
Gaspard Breton
Franck Panaget
Samuel Loyson
Let's find a restaurant with Nestor. A 3D embodied conversational agent on the web !
2Patricia Griffin
Peter Hodgson
Scott Prevost
Character User Interfaces for Commercial Applications
3Andrew MarriottMentor System Customisation
4W. Lewis JohnsonDramatic Expression in Opera, and Its Implications for Conversational Agents

Discussion: 5 minutes
10:00 - 10:30Morning Tea/Coffee Break (setting up for following papers)
10:30 - 12:00 Paper Session 2 on ECA Representation and Parameters.
Coordinator: YYY
5Santi Saeyor
Koki Uchiyama
Mitsuru Ishizuka
Multimodal Presentation Markup Language on Mobile Phones
6Zs. Ruttkay
V. van Moppes
H. Noot
The jovial, the reserved and the robot
7Massimo Bilvi
Catherine Pelachaud
Communicative and Statistical Eye Gaze Predictions
8Sidi SoueinaAn Enneagram based Model for Personality Based Adaptive Systems

Discussion: 10 minutes
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break (setting up for following papers)
13:30 - 15:00 Paper session 3 on Evaluation Studies.
Coordinator : YYY
9E. Krahmer
S. van Buuren
Zs. Ruttkay
W. Wesselink
Audio-visual Personality Cues for Embodied Agents: An experimental evaluation
10Stéphanie Buisine
Sarkis Abrilian
Jean-Claude Martin
Evaluation of Individual Multimodal Behavior of 2D Embodied Agents in Presentation Tasks
11Andrew J. Cowell
Kay M. Stanney
On Manipulating Nonverbal Interaction Style to Increase Anthropomorphic Computer Character Credibility
12Junichiro Mori
Helmut Prendinger
Mitsuru Ishizuka
Evaluation of an Embodied Conversational Agent with Affective Behavior

Discussion: 10 minutes
15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Tea/Coffee Break.(setting up for following papers)
15:30 - 16:40 Panel Session 3 Paper session 4 on Non-verbal Behaviour.
Coordinator : YYY.
13Tim BarkerThe Illusion of Life Revisited
14Amy L. BaylorThe Split-Persona Effect with Pedagogical Agents
15Gábor Tatai
Annamária Csordás
Árpád Kiss
László Laufer
Attila Szaló
The Chatbot Who Loved Me

Discussion: 10 minutes
16:40 - 17:00 Wrap up discussion from Workshop Organisers.
18:00-20.00 Welcome Reception, including Aboriginal welcome and dance performance

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