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The cognitive coprocessor architecture

In 1989, Robertson et al. developed an architecture for interactive user interfaces in order to solve both, the Multiple Agent Problem and the Animation Problem [293]. Their approach is based on the assumption (called the three agent model) that

``The behavior of an interactive system can be described as the product of the interactions of (at least) three agents: a user, a user discourse machine, and a task machine or application.''
First, the two problems mentioned above shall be described: Although the architecture has not been designed with multimodal systems in mind, the idea of an interface with 3D and animation support is very appealing for , too. The name cognitive coprocessor has been derived from the cognitive assistance it provides the user and other agents, as well as the coprocessing of multiple interacting agents that it supports. In addition to the three agent model, the architecture contains intelligent agents and smooth interactive animation.

Esprit Project 8579/MIAMI (Schomaker et al., '95)
Thu May 18 16:00:17 MET DST 1995