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A model of motivation for virtual-worlds avatars

Rebolledo-Mendez, G., Burden, D. and de Freitas, S. (2008) A model of motivation for virtual-worlds avatars. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5208 . pp. 535-536.

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This paper presents a model of motivation for AI-driven avatars in virtual worlds. This work aims at providing the avatar with motivational capabilities to detect and react to different motivational states aiming to enhance and maintain user's motivation. The algorithm and its associated rules are presented. Future work consists of assessing this model in virtual world applications in the context of a quiz.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Copyright: © 2008 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Notes: 8th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, IVA 2008; Tokyo; Japan; 1 September 2008 - 3 September 2008
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