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Diogo Rato Email icon

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Diogo Rato is a Ph.D. Candidate at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa and conducts research at INESC-ID in the AI for People and Society research group.  His research work focuses on designing socio-cognitive models that apply the concepts of Social Identity to interactive agents. His research interests also include studying human-agent interaction using digital games and deploying groups of social non-player characters in virtual worlds.

Current Projects


  Towards social identity in socio-cognitive agents
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Diogo Rato and Samuel Mascarenhas and Rui Prada

  Societies in Games: How Do Players Perceive Groups of Game Characters?
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Diogo Rato and Samuel Mascarenhas and Rui Prada, Extended Abstracts of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play Companion Extended Abstracts, pg. 639–644, Association for Computing Machinery, Barcelona, Spain, October, 2019

  A Virtual Platform to Train Cross-National Police Teams in Team Collaboration and Police-Interviewing
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Diogo Rato and Rui Prada and Ana Paiva and Emma Jaspeart and Geert Vervaeke, European Law Enforcement Research Bulletin, Vol. 4 SCE, pg. 167-175, CEPOL, Oct, 2018

  Strategically Misleading the User: Building a DeceptiveVirtual Suspect
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Diogo Rato and Brian Ravenet and Rui Prada and Ana Paiva, Proceedings of the 16th Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems, pg. 1711-1713, International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, Richland, SC, 2017