2005 Events

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September 12, 2005 | Kos, Greece
Martijn Maatman, Jonathan Gratch, Stacy Marsella: “Natural Behavior of a Listening Agent”
Speaker: Martijn Maatman, Jonathan Gratch, Stacy Marsella
Host: 5th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA 2005)

In contrast to the variety of listening behaviors produced in human-to-human interaction, most virtual agents sit or stand passively when a user speaks. This is …

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July 22, 2005 | Las Vegas, NV
Skip Rizzo, Jacki Morie, Josh Williams, Jarrell Pair, Jonathan Gratch, John Galen Buckwalter: “Human Emotional State and its Relevance for Military VR Training”
Speaker: Skip Rizzo, Jacki Morie, Josh Williams, Jarrell Pair, Jonathan Gratch, John Galen Buckwalter
Host: 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI 2005)

Combat environments by their nature can produce a dramatic range of emotional responses in military personnel. When immersed in the emotional “fog of war”, the …

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July 21, 2005 | Stresa, Italy
Bilyana Martinovski, Wenji Mao, Jonathan Gratch, Stacy Marsella: “Mitigation Theory: An Integrated Approach”
Speaker: Bilyana Martinovski, Wenji Mao, Jonathan Gratch, Stacy Marsella
Host: Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2005)

The purpose of this paper is to develop a theoretical model of mitigation by integrating cognitive and discourse approaches to appraisal and coping. Mitigation involves …

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June 1, 2005 | Long Beach, CA
Skip Rizzo, Jarrell Pair, Peter McNerney, Ernie Eastlund, Brian Manson, Jonathan Gratch, Randall Hill, Michael Roy, Bill Swartout: “Development of a VR Therapy Application for Iraq War Military Personnel with PTSD”
Speaker: Skip Rizzo, Jarrell Pair, Peter McNerney, Ernie Eastlund, Brian Manson, Jonathan Gratch, Randall Hill, Michael Roy, Bill Swartout
Host: 13th Annual Medicine Meets Virtual Reality Conference

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is reported to be caused by traumatic events that are outside the range of usual human experiences including (but not …

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May 26, 2005 | Ottawa, Ontario
Bilyana Martinovski, David Traum, Stacy Marsella: “Rejection of Empathy in Negotiation”
Speaker: Bilyana Martinovski, David Traum, Stacy Marsella
Host: FINEXIN 2005: Workshop on the Analysis of Informal and Formal Information Exchange during Negotiations

Trust is a crucial quality in the development of individuals and societies and empathy plays a key role in the formation of trust. Trust and …

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