Modulating the Behavior of an Animated Character to Reflect Beliefs Inferred About a User’s Desire for Automated Services
Filed May 17th, 1997
The best whacko patents have wonderfully deadpan names; this one is an excellent example. There’s something vaguely spiritual about it. I’m not sure if it ever led to a shipping product; I sure don’t remember a little birdie notifying me about new e-mail or reminding me about appointments.