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Elckerlyc in Practice – On the Integration of a BML Realizer in Real Applications

  • Dennis Reidsma
  • Herwin van Welbergen
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 78)

Abstract

Building a complete virtual human application from scratch is a daunting task, and it makes sense to rely on existing platforms for behavior generation. When building such an interactive application, one needs to be able to adapt and extend the capabilities of the virtual human offered by the platform, without having to make invasive modifications to the platform itself. This paper describes how Elckerlyc, a novel platform for controlling a virtual human, offers these possibilities.

Keywords

Virtual Humans Embodied Conversational Agents Architecture System Integration Customization 

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© ICST Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Reidsma
    • 1
  • Herwin van Welbergen
    • 1
  1. 1.Human Media InteractionUniversity of TwenteThe Netherlands

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