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Modelling Group Behaviour in Autonomous Synthetic Characters

  • Naziya HussainiEmail author
  • Ruth Aylett
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9238)

Abstract

This paper discusses the process of creating agents that are capable of socially interacting with each other and forming groups in a similar way to humans, without losing their autonomy. Our approach is to model group behaviour in autonomous agents by using FIRO (Fundamental Interpersonal Relationship Orientation) theory to add interpersonal drives to the existing FAtiMA- PSI architecture. This extends it for social agents that act as a collective group, and thus increasing their believability in-group situations.

Keywords

Autonomous agents FAtiMA-PSI Group dynamics 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mathematical and Computer SciencesHeriot-Watt UniversityEdinburghUK

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