Interactive Narration with a Child: Avatar versus Human in Video-Conference

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10498)


This article reviews a part of the data collected in a “Wizard-of-Oz” environment, where children interact with a virtual character in a narrative setup. The experiment compares children’s engagement depending on the narrator type: either a piloted virtual character or a human in video-conference. The results show that engagement exists, but the modality of the interaction feedback varies in the two contexts.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Normandie Univ, INSA Rouen Normandie, LITISRouenFrance
  2. 2.Normandie Univ, UNIROUEN, PSY-NCARouenFrance

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