Intelligent Virtual Agents

8th International Conference, IVA 2008, Tokyo, Japan, September 1-3, 2008. Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Helmut Prendinger
  • James Lester
  • Mitsuru Ishizuka
Conference proceedings IVA 2008

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5208)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 5208)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Emotion and Empathy

    1. Christian Becker-Asano, Ipke Wachsmuth
      Pages 15-28
    2. Alena Neviarouskaya, Helmut Prendinger, Mitsuru Ishizuka
      Pages 29-36
    3. Radoslaw Niewiadomski, Magalie Ochs, Catherine Pelachaud
      Pages 37-44
  3. Narrative and Augmented Reality

  4. Conversation and Negotiation

    1. Claudio Pedica, Hannes Vilhjálmsson
      Pages 104-116
    2. David Traum, Stacy C. Marsella, Jonathan Gratch, Jina Lee, Arno Hartholt
      Pages 117-130
    3. Kristinn R. Thórisson, Gudny Ragna Jonsdottir
      Pages 131-138
    4. Hugo Hernault, Paul Piwek, Helmut Prendinger, Mitsuru Ishizuka
      Pages 139-145
    5. Cameron Smith, Marc Cavazza, Daniel Charlton, Li Zhang, Markku Turunen, Jaakko Hakulinen
      Pages 146-153
    6. Harold Rodriguez, Diane Beck, David Lind, Benjamin Lok
      Pages 154-161
  5. Nonverbal Behavior

    1. Gudny Ragna Jonsdottir, Kristinn R. Thorisson, Eric Nivel
      Pages 162-175
    2. Louis-Philippe Morency, Iwan de Kok, Jonathan Gratch
      Pages 176-190
    3. Alexis Heloir, Michael Kipp, Sylvie Gibet, Nicolas Courty
      Pages 215-222
  6. Models of Culture and Personality

    1. Matthias Rehm, Yukiko Nakano, Elisabeth André, Toyoaki Nishida
      Pages 223-236
    2. Brent Rossen, Kyle Johnsen, Adeline Deladisma, Scott Lind, Benjamin Lok
      Pages 237-244
    3. Tomoko Koda, Matthias Rehm, Elisabeth André
      Pages 245-252
    4. Sin-Hwa Kang, Jonathan Gratch, Ning Wang, James H. Watt
      Pages 253-261
    5. Elisabetta Bevacqua, Maurizio Mancini, Catherine Pelachaud
      Pages 262-269
  7. Markup and Representation Languages

    1. Dirk Heylen, Stefan Kopp, Stacy C. Marsella, Catherine Pelachaud, Hannes Vilhjálmsson
      Pages 270-280
    2. Sebastian Ullrich, Klaus Bruegmann, Helmut Prendinger, Mitsuru Ishizuka
      Pages 281-288
    3. Xia Mao, Zheng Li, Haiyan Bao
      Pages 289-295
  8. Architectures for Robotic Agents

    1. Anja Austermann, Seiji Yamada
      Pages 308-321
  9. Cognitive Architectures

    1. Jonathan Y. Ito, David V. Pynadath, Stacy C. Marsella
      Pages 322-333
    2. Mei Si, Stacy C. Marsella, David V. Pynadath
      Pages 334-347
    3. Mei Yii Lim, João Dias, Ruth Aylett, Ana Paiva
      Pages 348-355
    4. Kenta Cho, Naoki Iketani, Masaaki Kikuchi, Keisuke Nishimura, Hisashi Hayashi, Masanori Hattori
      Pages 364-371
  10. Agents for Healthcare and Training

    1. Gersende Georg, Marc Cavazza, Catherine Pelachaud
      Pages 380-393
    2. Patrick Kenny, Thomas D. Parsons, Jonathan Gratch, Albert A. Rizzo
      Pages 394-408
    3. Matthijs Pontier, Ghazanfar F. Siddiqui
      Pages 417-425
  11. Agents in Games, Museums and Virtual Worlds

    1. Patrick Gebhard, Marc Schröder, Marcela Charfuelan, Christoph Endres, Michael Kipp, Sathish Pammi et al.
      Pages 426-440
  12. Posters

    1. Afia Akhter Lipi, Yuji Yamaoka, Matthias Rehm, Yukiko I. Nakano
      Pages 465-467
    2. Ali Orhan Aydın, Mehmet Ali Orgun, Abhaya Nayak
      Pages 468-469
    3. Ronan Billon, Alexis Nédélec, Jacques Tisseau
      Pages 470-471

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2008, held in Tokyo, Japan, in September 2008.

The 18 revised full papers and 28 revised short papers presented together 42 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 99 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on motion and empathy; narrative and augmented reality; conversation and negotiation; nonverbal behavior; models of culture and personality; markup and representation languages; architectures for robotic agents; cognitive architectures; agents for healthcare and training; and agents in games, museums and virtual worlds.


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Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-85482-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-85483-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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