The Economist Features SimSensei and Benefits of Speaking to a Virtual Human

Published: August 15, 2014
Category: News

The Economist featured a recent ICT study that suggests people share more with virtual humans than with real ones. The story notes that study co-author Jonathan Gratch believes virtual humans, like Ellie in ICT’s SimSensei project, will be of particular value in assessing the psychological problems of soldiers. The story states the work was funded in part by DARPA.