AAAI Publications, 2011 AAAI Fall Symposium Series

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Recognizing Deception: A Model of Dynamic Belief Attribution
Will Bridewell, Alistair Isaac

Last modified: 2011-11-03


Social cognition is a key feature of human-level intelligence. However, social reasoning faculties are rarely included in cognitive systems. To encourage research in this direction, we introduce a practical, computational framework that enables socially aware inference. We demonstrate the framework's ability to model a common, complex, and under-investigated aspect of human social behavior: deception. Moreover, we show how a system implementing this framework could dynamically respond once it has detected a lie. We then discuss some of the challenges associated with deception, ending with an outline of future research directions.

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