Making (Virtual) Friends and Influencing (Virtual) People
DTC Science and Technology Innovators Lecture Series
Making (Virtual) Friends and Influencing (Virtual) People: Building Rapport in Humans and Virtual Humans
Tuesday, February 20, 2007, 4:30 p.m. reception, 5:00 p.m. seminar
402 Walter Library
Ms. Cassell describes the kinds of verbal behaviors — such as small talk and using the same accent — and non-verbal behaviors — such as attention, positivity, and coordination — that function together to establish a sense of rapport between two people in conversation.