CHI 2007 Advance Program: Session Details

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Faces & Bodies in Interaction (Papers)

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM


A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of the Inclusion and Realism of Human-Like Faces on User Experiences in Interfaces

Nicholas Yee
Jeremy Bailenson
Kathryn Rickertsen

The meta-analysis of previous studies in the area of interface agent research helps to synthesize the accumulated findings in this area, and highlights noticeable effects and differences.


Improving Recognition and Characterization in Groupware with Rich Embodiments

Tadeusz Stach
Carl Gutwin
David Pinelle
Pourang Irani

Presents evidence that rich embodiments (which represents much more information about people than traditional embodiments) improve recognition and characterization in groupware, and can enhance richness and subtlety of interaction.


Are You Ready to Rumble?: Coordinating Joint Activity in Avatar-mediated Interaction

Robert J. Moore
E. Cabell Gathman
Nicolas Ducheneaut
Eric Nickell

A deeper understanding of user-to-user coordination in the avatar-mediated social interaction of online game worlds based on qualitative video analysis.