Double Appraisal for Synthetic Characters

  • Sandy Louchart
  • Ruth Aylett
  • Joao Dias
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4722)


The paper describes a double appraisal-based emotion system for synthetic characters. This approach gives intelligent agents the ability to make decisions with respect to the emotional states of others, thus implementing aspects of the theory of mind concept and laying the basis for cognitive empathy.


Double-appraisal Emotions Synthetic Characters 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandy Louchart
    • 1
  • Ruth Aylett
    • 1
  • Joao Dias
    • 2
  1. 1.MACS, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh. EH14 4ASUK
  2. 2.INESC-ID and IST, Rua Prof. Cavaco Silva, Porto SalvoPortugal

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