3rd Workshop on Virtual Social Interaction

06 July 2017 - 07 July 2017
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This interdisciplinary workshop will highlight new methods and new theories in the domain of social interaction, with a focus on the potential of VR and AI technology, and work towards a scientific understanding of how people interact. It aims to bring together researchers from Psychology, Cognitive Science, Computer Science (VR, AI, HCI), Neuroscience, clinical fields and other related areas. It is the third after two successful preceding events held at UCL (London, 2014) and at the University of Salford (Manchester, 2016).

Topics of interest include (not limited to):

(Computational) Models and measures of social interaction dynamics & behavior, Virtual humans and conversational agents, nonverbal communication, mimicry and interpersonal adaption, social perception and cognition, philosophical issues of social cognition and
interaction, innovative and novel setups, technical solutions for common VR setup problems, realtime multimodal VR, Ethics and VR, Applications in clinical VR, tharapeutical or training scenarios.