Modeling interactions of a 3d animated agent. Ruth Agada Dr. Jie Yan Bowie State University Computer Science Department S.O.A.R Summer Research Presentations September 15 th , 2009. Introduction .
Dr. Jie Yan
Bowie State University
Computer Science Department
S.O.A.R Summer Research Presentations
September 15th, 2009.
Computers have become an integral part of human lives. When it comes to education most of the software developed falls short of the real thing.
They lack the effective communications that human teachers or storytellers have on users.
Dr. Yan .
Department of Computer science.
Research made possible through grants from:
NSF: SGER: Research to Improve Communication by Pedagogical Agents (Award No. IIS-0827188).
Building Excellence in Teaching, Training, Education, and Research (B.E.T.T.E.R.).
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