Intercultural-role Plays for e-Learning using Emotive Agents

Cat Kutay, Samuel Mascarenhas, Ana Paiva, Rui Prada


This paper presents joint work between an Australian team developing role-based games for experiential learning of Aboriginal culture, and a Portuguese research department developing interactive modules to create believable agent reactions in virtual environments. The game incorporates recorded stories in an online system to teach culture. Teaching scenarios group the narratives along a learning path, but their presentation in the game requires an emergent narrative to provide the flow through agents that reacts to the players’ actions and enacts significant aspect of the culture. We present here the existing agent modules and how they will be used in this project and the challenges in extending the work to this new domain.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Kutay C., Mascarenhas S., Paiva A. and Prada R. (2013). Intercultural-role Plays for e-Learning using Emotive Agents . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-8565-39-6, pages 395-400. DOI: 10.5220/0004335603950400

in Bibtex Style

author={Cat Kutay and Samuel Mascarenhas and Ana Paiva and Rui Prada},
title={Intercultural-role Plays for e-Learning using Emotive Agents},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 2: ICAART,
TI - Intercultural-role Plays for e-Learning using Emotive Agents
SN - 978-989-8565-39-6
AU - Kutay C.
AU - Mascarenhas S.
AU - Paiva A.
AU - Prada R.
PY - 2013
SP - 395
EP - 400
DO - 10.5220/0004335603950400