Personalization and Personification: A Constructive Approach Based on Parametric Agents

  • Fabrice Popineau
  • Georges Dubus
  • Yolaine Bourda
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8637)


In this paper, we illustrate PAGE – for Parametric AGEnts, a constructive way to design personalized or personified virtual agents starting from a plain rational agent. We chose a scenario about the personification of a virtual agent in a serious game for training communication skills. We start from an agent program that does not take into account any kind of agent profile. We show how our PAGE approach allows us to derive different agent programs tailored to different agent profiles while retaining complete control on the resulting agent behavior.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabrice Popineau
    • 1
  • Georges Dubus
    • 1
  • Yolaine Bourda
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentSUPELEC Systems Sciences (E3S)Gif-sur-YvetteFrance

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