Byron Reeves is a Professor of Communication and a Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University. His research has been the basis for a number of new media products for companies such as Microsoft, IBM, and Hewlett-Packard, in the areas of voice interfaces, automated dialogue systems and conversational agents.  Reeves is currently working on the applications of multi-player game technology to learning and the conduct of serious work. He teaches courses in mass communication theory and research, with particular emphasis on psychological processing of interactive media. His research includes message processing, social cognition, and social and emotion responses to media. Reeves received a B.F.A. in graphic design from Southern Methodist University and his M.A. and a Ph.D. in communication from Michigan State University. Prior to joining Stanford in 1985, he taught at the University of Wisconsin where he was director of graduate studies and associate chair of the Mass Communication Research Center.

Date: 
September 12, 2011
Speaker: 
Byron Reeves
Duration: 
14:25
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