How everything from interface agents to toys can be designed to respond with human-like, full-body linguistic and social competencies.

The Gesture and Narrative Language group designs technology to enable and enhance natural forms of communication and linguistic expression. We focus on face-to-face conversation and story-telling, with adults and children, paying particular attention to populations whose voices have not adequately been heard (girls, children from developing nations).

The Gesture and Narrative Language group designs technology to enable and enhance natural forms of communication and linguistic expression. We focus on face-to-face conversation and story-telling, with adults and children, paying particular attention to populations whose voices have not adequately been heard (girls, children from developing nations).