Active Analysis and Crowd Sourced Approaches to Social Training
This project aims at creating a Theory of Mind social training framework using Stanislavsky’s Active Analysis (a rehearsal technique) and crowd powered interactive narratives.
Virtual Human Embodiment
The Virtual Human Embodiment project computationally models the relation between mind and body. One outcome of this research is Cerebella, a framework for automated generation of virtual human.
Cerebella automates the generation of physical behaviors for virtual humans, including nonverbal behaviors accompanying the virtual humans dialog, responses to perceptual events as well as listening.
Interactive Health Interventions
Interactive Pedagogical Dramas are compelling interactive stories that have didactic purpose. Autonomous agents realize the characters in the drama, which unfolds based on user interaction.