Designing humour in HCI with focus on dialogue (HUMIC-DIAL)

Humour is pervasive in human social relationships and one of the most common ways to produce a positive affect in others. In this special session, we aim to explore challenges in designing, developing and evaluating humorous interactions, as well as benefits and downsides of using humour in interactive tasks with artificial entities with special focus on natural language dialogue.

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The previous edition of HUMIC 2017  was held at INTERACT 2017, in Mumbai. For details check here

Session Organizers

  • Dr. Andreea I. Niculescu – Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
  • Dr. Rafael E. Banchs – Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
  • Dr. Bimlesh Wadhwa – National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • Prof. Dr. Anton Nijholt – University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Alessandro Valitutti – Università di Bari, Italy