Recipe Hunt: Engaging with Cultural Food Knowledge Using Multiple Embodied Conversational Agents
The popularity in recent years of food media, particularly in the domain of documentary films, has brought the communicative potential of food to the fore. Recipe Hunt is an interactive documentary that simulates the cultural experience of connecting over food by sharing recipes. Embodied conversational agents (ECAs) are used to engage users with cultural food heritage from the U.S.-Mexico border. Recipe Hunt aims to use a distributed and participatory model of cross-cultural learning for users to engage with the culinary heritage from this region of the United States.
KeywordsEmbodied conversational agents Cultural heritage Interactive documentary
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