publication . Article . 2020

The effect of gender and attractiveness of motion on proximity in virtual reality

Katja Zibrek; Benjamin Niay; Anne-Hélène Olivier; Ludovic Hoyet; Julien Pettré; Rachel McDonnell;
Open Access English
  • Published: 06 Nov 2020
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
International audience; In human interaction, people will keep different distances from each other depending on their gender. For example, males will stand further away from males and closer to females. Previous studies in virtual reality (VR), where people were interacting with virtual humans, showed a similar result. However, many other variables influence proximity, such as appearance characteristics of the virtual character (e.g., attractiveness, etc.). Our study focuses on proximity to virtual walkers, where gender could be recognised from motion only, since previous studies using point-light displays found walking motion is rich in gender cues. In our expe...
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free text keywords: Perception, Gender, Virtual Reality, Proximity, [INFO.INFO-MO]Computer Science [cs]/Modeling and Simulation, [INFO.INFO-GR]Computer Science [cs]/Graphics [cs.GR], Theoretical Computer Science, Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, General Computer Science, Social psychology, Attractiveness, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Virtual reality, Psychology, Human interaction
Funded by
SFI| Game Face: Perceptually Optimised Real-Time Facial Animation
  • Funder: Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
  • Project Code: 13/CDA/2135
  • Funding stream: SFI Career Development Award
Photoreal REaltime Sentient ENTity
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 856879
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
SFI| ADAPT: Centre for Digital Content Platform Research
  • Funder: Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
  • Project Code: 13/RC/2106
  • Funding stream: SFI Research Centres
ANR| Per2
Perception-based human motion Personalisation
  • Funder: French National Research Agency (ANR) (ANR)
  • Project Code: ANR-18-CE33-0013
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