Important Dates


Call for Papers

IVA 2011

Programme for the CMVC workshop 2011 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Venue:    Reykjavik University
                Menntavegur 1
                101 Reykjavik

0900 - 0930

Introduction to CMVC, and eCute project

0930 – 1000

Morteza Dehghani, Peter Khooshabeh, Lixing Huang, Lia Hovanesyan and Jonathan Gratch Cultural Frame-Switching using Accented Spoken Language by a Virtual Character

1000 – 1030

Tomoko Koda and Zsofia Ruttkay Eloquence of Eyes and Mouth of Virtual Agents: Cultural Study of Facial Expression Perception

1030 – 1100


1100 – 1130

Béatrice Hasler, Oren Salomon, Peleg Tuchman, Ady Nae O'Malley and Doron Friedman Real-time Translation of Nonverbal Communication in Cross-Cultural Online Encounters

1130 – 1200

Samuel Mascarenhas, Ana Paiva, Nick Degens, John Mcbreen and Gert-Jan Hofstede "How should I say this?" Agents with culturally-appropriate verbal communication styles

12:00 – 1300


1300 - 1430

Expert Panel: (Possibly) Ruth Aylett, Elisabeth Andre, Ana Paiva, Tomoko Koda, Jonathan Gratch, Jens Allwood, David Traum...

1430 - 1500

Jens Allwood, Elisabeth Ahlsen and Jia Lu Some challenges for multimodal intercultural artificial communicators

1500 - 1530

Birgit Endrass, Nick Degens, Gert Jan Hofstede, Elisabeth André, John Hodgson, Samuel Mascarenhas, Gregor Mehlmann, Ana Paiva, Christopher Ritter and Aleksandra Swiderska Integration and Evaluation of Prototypical Culture-related Differences

1530 - 1620

Coffee and Demos if any

1620 – 1640

Divesh Lala and Toyoaki Nishida The Interpretation of Emotion Based on Gestural Parameters and Culture

1640 – 1700

Elnaz Nouri and David Traum A Cultural Decision-Making Model for Virtual Agents Playing Negotiation Games

1700 – 1720 

Akhter Lipi Afia, Fumie Nori, Birgit Endrass, Yukiko Nakano and Elisabeth Andre How Culture and Social Relationship Affect the Perception of Agent’s Nonverbal Behaviors?

1720 – 1740

Stephanie Schreitter, Brigitte Krenn, Friedrich Neubarth and Gregor Sieber Speak to me and I tell you who you are! A language-attitude study in a cultural-heritage application

1740 - 1800

Final Discussion and Close