In this position paper, we outline our research challenges in Affective Interactive Systems, and present recent work on visualizing avatar biosignals for social VR entertainment. We highlight considerations for how biosignals animations in social VR spaces can (falsely) indicate users’ availability status.

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CHI Workshop Social Presence in Virtual Event Spaces
Distributed and Interactive Systems

El Ali, A, Lee, S, & César Garcia, P.S. (2022). Social Virtual Reality Avatar Biosignal Animations as Availability Status Indicators. In ACM CHI Workshops.