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Virtual Human

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Using virtual human technology, scientists, programmers and graphic artists at the Institute for Creative Technologies in Los Angeles have created realistic environments featuring computer generated characters. These lifelike characters respond to your movements and answer questions within 250 milliseconds - real time for human conversation. What started as an Army training project is pushing the frontiers of virtual technology, creating ever more realistic interactions, even striving to add emotion. “The goal of this kind of research, down the road, is to really blur that barrier between what is real and what is virtual,” says Dr. Jonathan Gratch, a virtual human research scientist.
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Key Terms:

Interactive Digital Media
Virtual Human Technology
Speech Processing
Natural Language Understanding

 

Related Links:

Institute for Creative Technologies:
ICT

Virtual Soldier Research Program:
www.digital-humans.org

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Education Sponsors

IQ Learning Network
  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting