Essays about: "Uncanny Valley"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words Uncanny Valley.

  1. 1. IN THE PRESENCE OF HUMAN-LIKENESS An Exploratory Study on How Humans Experience Artificial Agents

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Anna Johansson; Elin Örnberg; [2021-09-21]
    Keywords : Human-likeness; Human-robot-interaction; Uncanny valley; Physical presence; Expectations; Emotional reactions; Furhat;

    Abstract : Interactions with artificial agents are increasing in everyday situations, and social agents might become the next generally adopted interface. However, whether these agents should appear human-like or not is debated as it is still uncertain what effects human-like agents have on humans in an interactive setting. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gamers and non-gamers preferences ofcrossmodal AI assistants : A remote explorative study on the uncanny

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Rabii Allawerdi; [2021]
    Keywords : Uncanny Valley; Uncanny Wall; Voice Assistants; AI Assistants; Future Technology;

    Abstract : Technological advancements have allowed the design of more realistic virtual characters, for example, in-game development; meanwhile, researchers argue that more realism is not always suitable. As an explorative pilot study, this thesis investigates the uncanny among human-like agents and intelligent systems with human-like attributes. READ MORE

  3. 3. How Could a Virtual Assistant Facilitate Daily Product Design Work? : By presenting key method and standard content; more specifically related to the mechanical product development area

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Interaktiva och kognitiva system

    Author : Pontus Tell; [2020]
    Keywords : Virtual Assistant; User Experience; Human-Artificial Intelligence guidelines; Anthropomorphism; The Uncanny Valley;

    Abstract : The usage of virtual assistants is starting to appear within a wide range of application areas. This thesis has been conducted in collaboration with Volvo Cars and more specifically the CAD & Mechanical Development department. It examines how a virtual assistant could facilitate daily product design work at Volvo Cars. READ MORE

  4. 4. Virtual Influencing: Uncharted Frontier in the Uncanny Valley

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mary Caroline Creasey; Adrián Vázquez Anido; [2020]
    Keywords : influencer marketing; virtual influencers; social media marketing; opinion leadership; brand spokespeople; brand spokes-characters; source credibility; uncanny valley; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Title: Virtual Influencing: Uncharted Frontier in the Uncanny Valley Date of the Seminar: 4th June 2020 Course: BUSN39 Degree Project in Global Marketing Authors: Mary Caroline Creasey and Adrián Vázquez Anido Supervisor: Burak Tunca Keywords: influencer marketing, virtual influencers, social media marketing, opinion leadership, brand spokespeople, brand spokes-characters, source credibility, uncanny valley Thesis purpose: In exploring if and to what extent reality level affects sentiment and skepticism, this study aims to provide valuable and actionable insights to both guide academics in further studies and help managers better understand nuances of influencer perceptions. Methodology: To analyze whether perception differs across influencers’ reality levels (human or virtual), this study collected comment data from Instagram to assess levels of sentiment and skepticism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mapping The Valleys of The Uncanny : An investigation into a process and method, colliding with questions relating to what can be known to be real, within the field of algorithmic composition. Or if you prefer: The roles of instrumentation and timbre, as they unwittingly conspire to designate access, power, status, work and ultimately class.

    University essay from Kungl. Musikhögskolan/Institutionen för komposition, dirigering och musikteori

    Author : Daniel M Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Algorithmic Composition;

    Abstract : We are free, from the shackles of the finite, and of the physical world. Sound now enjoys morphological freedom through a myriad of transformations. It is malleable to the utmost degree. We have at our disposal an astounding plethora of tools, with which we can manipulate and organise sound. READ MORE