Cerebella: Automatic Generation of Nonverbal Behavior for Virtual Humans

Lhommet, M., Xu, Y. and Marsella, S. (2015) Cerebella: Automatic Generation of Nonverbal Behavior for Virtual Humans. In: 9th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2015 and the 27th Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference (IAAI 2015), Austin, TX, USA, 25-30 Jan 2015, pp. 4303-4304. ISBN 9781577357049

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Abstract

Our method automatically generates realistic nonverbal performances for virtual characters to accompany spoken utterances. It analyses the acoustic, syntactic, semantic and rhetorical properties of the utterance text and audio signal to generate nonverbal behavior such as such as head movements, eye saccades, and novel gesture animations based on co-articulation.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Marsella, Professor Stacy
Authors: Lhommet, M., Xu, Y., and Marsella, S.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology
ISBN:9781577357049

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