A high-level architecture for believable social agents

The creation or virtual humans capable of behaving and interacting realistically with each other requires the development of autonomous believable social agents. Standard goal-oriented approaches are not well suited to it because they don't take into account important characteristics identified by the social sciences. The paper tackles the issue of a general social reasoning mechanism, discussing its basic functional requirements using a sociological perspective, and proposing a high-level architecture based on roles, norms, values and types


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Virtual Reality, 5, 2, 95-106
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2000
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Springer-Verlag
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Comput. Graphics Lab., Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technol., Lausanne, Switzerland
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