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

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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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Correspondence to Alexandre Pauchet , Ovidiu Şerban , Émilie Chanoni or Mukesh Barange .

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Pauchet, A., Şerban, O., Ruinet, M., Richard, A., Chanoni, É., Barange, M. (2017). Interactive Narration with a Child: Avatar versus Human in Video-Conference. In: Beskow, J., Peters, C., Castellano, G., O'Sullivan, C., Leite, I., Kopp, S. (eds) Intelligent Virtual Agents. IVA 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 10498. Springer, Cham.

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