Jonathan Gratch

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Expert in virtual humans, virtual reality and emotions in human-machine interaction

Director for Interactive Narrative Research

Institute for Creative Technologies

Research Professor

USC Viterbi School of Engineering Computer Science Department


  • emotion
  • virtual reality
  • virtual humans
  • Second Life
  • modeling and simulation
  • affective computing
  • embodied conversational agents
  • media psychology
  • computational models
  • artificial intelligence
  • virtual worlds

Additional Information

  • President Elect, Humane Association for Research on Emotion in Human-Computer Interaction
  • Member, International Society for Research on Emotion