Multiple Agent Roles in an Adaptive Virtual Classroom Environment

  • Gregor Mehlmann
  • Markus Häring
  • René Bühling
  • Michael Wißner
  • Elisabeth André
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6356)


We present the design of a cast of pedagogical agents impersonating different educational roles in an interactive virtual learning environment. Teams of those agents are used to create different learning scenarios in order to provide learners with an engaging and motivating learning experience. Authors can employ an easy to use multimodal dialog authoring tool to adapt lecture and dialog content as well as interaction management to meet their respective requirements.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregor Mehlmann
    • 1
  • Markus Häring
    • 1
  • René Bühling
    • 1
  • Michael Wißner
    • 1
  • Elisabeth André
    • 1
  1. 1.Multimedia Concepts and their ApplicationsAugsburg UniversityAugsburgGermany

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