Peter M. Plantec - Beverly Hills CA
Michael L. Mauldin - Irwin PA
Jeremy Shay Romero - Covina CA
Aaron J. McBride - Sacramento CA
Virtual Personalities, Inc. - Los Angeles CA
A virtual human interface application for conducting surveys comprises a system and method which include a script file which may include survey question data, response pattern data, advertising data, entertainment data, lobbying data and/or processing instructions. The system and method include an image generator providing a representation of a character communicating data from the script file, and also include script and response processing modules to seek and/or clarify responses from a user as well as to advertise to the user, persuade the user, encourage or reward the user, possibly based on patterns detected in the users responses. The system and method automate the distribution of survey questions, the collection of survey data and processing and formatting of survey results.