Little Mozart: Establishing Long Term Relationships with (Virtual) Companions

  • Secundino Correia
  • Sandra Pedrosa
  • Juliana Costa
  • Marco Estanqueiro
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5773)

Abstract

This paper aims to present e the work developed at Cnotinfor within the LIREC project. We will present Little Mozart mind architecture and facial expressions. Our goal is to create a virtual e-learning agent capable of establishing meaningful interactions with children on how to compose and improve their knowledge of melodic composition and basics of musical language. In order to make our agent believable and engaging we resorted to facial and body 3D modeling techniques as a strategy for expressing emotion through multimodal communication.

Keywords

mind emotion expression interaction 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Secundino Correia
    • 1
  • Sandra Pedrosa
    • 1
  • Juliana Costa
    • 1
  • Marco Estanqueiro
    • 1
  1. 1.Urbanização Panorama, lote 2, loja 2, Monte FormosoCoimbraPortugal

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