Book chaper on multiparty interactions

Sarah Gillet, Marynel Vázquez, Christopher Peters, Fangkai Yang, Iolanda Leite (2022). Multiparty Interaction Between Humans and Socially Interactive Agents. In The Handbook on Socially Interactive Agents: 20 Years of Research on Embodied Conversational Agents, Intelligent Virtual Agents, and Social Robotics Volume 2: Interactivity, Platforms, Application.


The book chapter on Multiparty Interaction Between Humans and Socially Interactive Agents is now available in the ACM digital library withing The Handbook on Socially Interactive Agents: 20 Years of Research on Embodied Conversational Agents, Intelligent Virtual Agents, and Social Robotics Volume 2: Interactivity, Platforms, Application. In this chapter, we summarize research findings from the past 20 years with regards to multiparty interaction from a social robotics and a virtual agents perspective. The chapter offers a discusion on similarities and differences and highlights current challenges for research in multiparty interactions with socially interactive agents.