Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

933  The University of Texas at Dallas  (74438)

Principal Investigator: Carlos Alberto Busso Recabarren

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 502,116

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/1/17 - 8/31/21

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Electrical Engineering

Department, Center, School, or Institute: ECS

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: RI: Small: Integrative, Semantic-aware, Speech-driven Models for Believable Conversational Agents with Meaningful Behaviors

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Natl Science Foundation

Program Title: N/A
CFDA Linked: Computer and Information Science and Engineering


This project analyzes, models and synthesizes nonverbal human behaviors culminating in a believable conversational agent (CA), i.e., a virtual agent that interacts with a user. The project takes an integrative, cross-disciplinary approach to generate believable and meaningful behaviors by exploring the intrinsic relation between speech, head motion, and facial expressions, constrained by important aspects of spoken language.

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