ILHAIRE means:

Incorporating Laughter into Human Avatar Interactions: Research and Experiments.

It is a European project (FP7) that started in 2011.

Laughter is a significant feature of human communication. ILHAIRE objectives are to help the scientific and industrial community to bridge the gap between knowledge on human laughter and its use by avatars, thus enabling sociable conversational agents to be designed, using natural-looking and natural-sounding laughter.
Last Blog Posts

Final Review Meeting

Tue 25 November, 2014
European Commision, Brussels, Belgium

Mons Assembly Meeting

Tue 2 September, 2014
Universite de Mons, Mons, Belgium

Belfast Assembly Meeting

Tue 8 April, 2014
Queen's University, Belfast, United Kingdom


Links to public deliverables


The list of published scientific papers by ILHAIRE participants

The ILHAIRE laughter database

A web site dedicated to laughter databases by Queen's University Belfast


Body Laughter Index

Wed 6 March, 2013
Video of "Body Laughter Index" computation

Greta laughter

Tue 5 March, 2013
Laughter motion retargeting with Greta

Real-Time Laughter in Motion Builder

Mon 4 February, 2013
virtual characters animated in real-time in Motion Builder