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  • Isbister, K. and Doyle, P. (2004) The Blind Man and the Elephant Revisited: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Evaluating Conversational Agents. In (Z. Ruttkay and C. Pelachaud, Eds.) From Brows to Trust: Evaluating Embodied Conversational Agents, Volume 7, Human Computer Interaction series, Kluwer Press.
  • Isbister, K. (2004) Building Bridges through the Unspoken: Embodied Agents to Facilitate Intercultural Communication. In R. Trappl & S. Payr (Eds.), Agent Culture: Designing Virtual Characters for a Multi-Cultural World. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Nakanishi, H., Isbister, K., Ishida, T., & Nass, C. (2004) Designing a Social Agent for Virtual Meeting Space. In R. Trappl & S. Payr (Eds.), Agent Culture: Designing Virtual Characters for a Multi-Cultural World. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Isbister, K. & Doyle, P. (2003) Web Guide Agents: Narrative Context with Character. In M. Mateas & P. Sengers (Eds.), Narrative Intelligence. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Isbister, K. (2002) Party Hosts and Tour Guides—Using Nonverbal Social Cues in the Design of Interface Agents to Support Human-Human Social Interaction. In K. Dautenhahn, A. Bond, D. Canamero, & B. Edmonds (Eds.), Socially Intelligent Agents: Creating Relationships with Computers and Robots. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Isbister, K. (2000) A Warm Cyber-Welcome: Using an Agent-Led Group Tour to Introduce Visitors to Kyoto. In T. Ishida K. Isbister (Eds.), Digital Cities: Technologies, Experiences, and Future Perspectives. Berlin: Springer Verlag.
  • Nass, C., Isbister, K., & Lee, E.J. (2000) Truth is Beauty: Researching Embodied Conversational Agents. In J. Cassell, S. Prevost, J. Sullivan & E. Churchill (Eds.), Embodied Conversational Agents. Boston, MA: MIT Press.
  • Isbister, K. & Nass, C. (2000) Consistency of Personality in Interactive Characters: Verbal Cues, Non-Verbal Cues, and User Characteristics. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 53(2), 251-267.
  • Isbister, K. & Ishida, T. (1999) Designing for Social Interaction in Cyberspace. IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan) Magazine 40(6), 569-574.
  • Isbister, K., & Layton, T. (1995) Agents: What (or Who) are They? In J. Nielsen (Ed.), Advances in Human-Computer Interaction 5, 67-86. Norwood, N.J.: Ablex Publishing Corporation.
  • Isbister, K. (1994) Perceived intelligence and the design of computer characters. (web link)

 

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