Intelligent Virtual Agents

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

  • Editors
  • Helmut Prendinger
  • James Lester
  • Mitsuru Ishizuka

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

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.


Intelligent Virtual Agents agents augmented reality avatar behavior description conversation emotion empathy game narrative narrative reality negotiation nonverbal behavior robot virtual world

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • 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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