Intelligent Virtual Agents

12th International Conference, IVA 2012, Santa Cruz, CA, USA, September, 12-14, 2012. Proceedings

  • Yukiko Nakano
  • Michael Neff
  • Ana Paiva
  • Marilyn Walker

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7502)

Also part of the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence book sub series (LNAI, volume 7502)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. IVAs for Learning Environments

    1. Pascal Kuyten, Timothy Bickmore, Svetlana Stoyanchev, Paul Piwek, Helmut Prendinger, Mitsuru Ishizuka
      Pages 1-14
    2. Weizi Li, Jan M. Allbeck
      Pages 15-27
    3. Anton Bogdanovych, Kiran Ijaz, Simeon Simoff
      Pages 28-35
    4. Sara Bernardini, Kaska Porayska-Pomsta, Tim J. Smith, Katerina Avramides
      Pages 46-52
  3. Emotion and Personality

    1. Angelo Cafaro, Hannes Högni Vilhjálmsson, Timothy Bickmore, Dirk Heylen, Kamilla Rún Jóhannsdóttir, Gunnar Steinn Valgarðsson
      Pages 67-80
    2. Jason Tsai, Emma Bowring, Stacy Marsella, Wendy Wood, Milind Tambe
      Pages 81-88
    3. Lazlo Ring, Timothy Bickmore, Daniel Schulman
      Pages 89-96
    4. Nuno Ferreira, Samuel Mascarenhas, Ana Paiva, Frank Dignum, John Mc Breen, Nick Degens et al.
      Pages 97-104
    5. Henrique Campos, Joana Campos, Carlos Martinho, Ana Paiva
      Pages 105-111
  4. Evaluation and Empirical Studies (1)

    1. Elena Márquez Segura, Michael Kriegel, Ruth Aylett, Amol Deshmukh, Henriette Cramer
      Pages 112-125
    2. Vaishnavi Krishnan, Adriana Foster, Regis Kopper, Benjamin Lok
      Pages 146-152
    3. Annika Silvervarg, Kristin Raukola, Magnus Haake, Agneta Gulz
      Pages 153-160
  5. Multimodal Perception and Expression

    1. Jina Lee, Stacy Marsella
      Pages 161-174
    2. Herwin van Welbergen, Dennis Reidsma, Stefan Kopp
      Pages 175-188
    3. Tiago Ribeiro, Marco Vala, Ana Paiva
      Pages 189-195

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2012, held in Santa Cruz, CA, USA, in September 2012. The 17 revised full papers presented together with 31 short papers and 18 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on IVAs on learning environments; emotion and personality; evaluation and empirical studies; multimodal perception and expression; narrative and interactive applications; social interaction; authoring and tools; conceptual frameworks.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yukiko Nakano
    • 1
  • Michael Neff
    • 2
  • Ana Paiva
    • 3
  • Marilyn Walker
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer and Information ScienceSeikei UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and Program for Technocultural StudiesUniversity of CaliforniaDavisU.S.A.
  3. 3.Baskin School of EngineeringUniversity of California Santa CruzSanta CruzUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-33196-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-33197-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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