I See, Please Tell Me More: Exploring Virtual Agents as Interactive Storytellers

David Lindholm, Eva Petersson, Tom Nauerby

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Abstrakt

This study explored the effect of a virtual agent, used as a storyteller in an interactive story, with the purpose of distributing information to leaders at the municipal government of Esbjerg, Denmark. The aim was to investigate the influence an agent might have on the user experience, when comparing it to a story with no agent. A simple story was implemented where the user could choose which parts to read. A test was held where ten participants went through the story with and without an agent as a storyteller, and took part in a focus group discussion. Data on story choices and time was saved and analysed along with the focus group data. From the overall findings it can be concluded that a storyteller agent has a positive impact on the experience. Furthermore, that interactive storytelling requires care in placement of important information, so as to avoid it being missed.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelHuman Interface and the Management of Information. Information and Interaction for Learning, Culture, Collaboration and Business, : 15th International Conference, HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 21-26, 2013, Proceedings, Part III
RedaktørerSakae Yamamoto
Antal sider10
Vol/bind8018
Udgivelses stedSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
ForlagSpringer Publishing Company
Publikationsdatojun. 2013
Sider89-98
ISBN (Trykt)978-3-642-39225-2
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-3-642-39226-9
DOI
StatusUdgivet - jun. 2013
BegivenhedHCII2013 - Mirage hotel, Las Vegas, USA
Varighed: 21 jul. 201326 jul. 2013

Konference

KonferenceHCII2013
LokationMirage hotel
LandUSA
ByLas Vegas
Periode21/07/201326/07/2013
NavnLecture Notes in Computer Science
Vol/bind8018
ISSN0302-9743

Citationsformater

Lindholm, D., Petersson, E., & Nauerby, T. (2013). I See, Please Tell Me More: Exploring Virtual Agents as Interactive Storytellers. I S. Yamamoto (red.), Human Interface and the Management of Information. Information and Interaction for Learning, Culture, Collaboration and Business,: 15th International Conference, HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 21-26, 2013, Proceedings, Part III (Bind 8018, s. 89-98). Springer Publishing Company. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Bind. 8018 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39226-9_11