Interagens, founded in 2006, is specialized in advanced Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Human-Computer Interaction techniques, used to realize effective interactions between users and software or multimedia systems in several application areas: video games, communication, education, training
AI, Data Science, Human-Computer Interaction
AI planning (classical planning, Hierarchical Task Networks, adversarial planning) and situation-driven execution (behavior trees); Monte Carlo Tree Search enhanced by heuristics; machine learning (reinforcement learning, Bayesian networks, support vector machines, …
Software and Multimedia Development
design and development of commercial and serious video games; Artificial Intelligence control methods for Non-Player Characters; graphic design; character design and animation; development and maintenance of dialogue editing tools; player …
Research & Development
planning and execution of research projects on artificial intelligence, video games, computer-based learning and human-computer interaction; preparation of research project proposals to submit to European and USA funding agencies; participation …
Interagens was co-founded in 2006 by main partner Paola Rizzo. She has a PhD in Cognitive Science and an MSc in General and Experimental Psychology, has been a researcher in Italy, USA (Carnegie Mellon University, University of Southern California, Northeastern University) and the UK (University of London), has carried out many research projects on Artificial Intelligence, video games, e-learning and human computer interaction, and has published about 60 scientific papers.
The software technology developed and patented by Interagens for controlling its Interactive Animated Characters has been awarded the first prize in a competition for international patents by the Province of Rome.
The business idea has been awarded the first prize in the “University and Business” competition by the Business Innovation Center of the Latium region.
The business plan has received grants from:
- the VII call of Law 266/97 of the City of Rome
- the call of the Province of Rome for “Creative Enterprises”
- the call of Start – City of Rome for multimedia enterprises
- the call of e2blab (University of Tor Vergata, Rome) for innovative ICT enterprises
- the “I=rp2” Call of Filas
- the “Centoimprese” call of the Lazio region