Computational Narrative 2015


Computational narrative / Computational narratives / Computational narratology

Notes:

Computational Narratology  is the study of narratives from the point of view of computation and information processing.

Récit is French for “narrative” or “account”, like a brief novel with a simple narrative line.

  • Analogy-based story generation
  • Computational narratology
  • Computational storytelling
  • Computer-generated narrative
  • Digital narrative
  • Discourse generation system
  • Interactive digital narrative
  • Interactive narrative
  • Narrative generation
  • Narrative generation system
  • Narrative intelligence
  • Narrative knowledge engineering
  • NKRL (Narrative Knowledge Representation Language)

Resources:

Wikipedia:

References:

  • A Pragmatic Approach to Computational Narrative Understanding (2009)

See also:

Computational AnalogyNarrative Generation 2015 | Story Generation Systems 2013


A panorama of artificial and computational intelligence in games GN Yannakakis, J Togelius – IEEE Transactions on …, 2015 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … We identify ten main research areas within this field: NPC behavior learning, search and planning, player modeling, games as AI benchmarks, procedural content generation, computational narrative, believ- able agents, AI-assisted game design, general game artificial … Cited by 33 Related articles All 3 versions

Experimental development of a focalization mechanism in an integrated narrative generation system T Akimoto, T Ogata – Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft …, 2015 – degruyter.com … From our standpoint, focalization as a discourse technique for computational narrative generation is defined as the transformation of the whole or part of a story structure into a discourse structure based on the restricted information associated with a chosen perspective. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 2 versions

Motivating narrative representation for training cross-cultural interaction RE Wray, JT Folsom-Kovarik, A Woods… – Procedia Manufacturing, 2015 – Elsevier … In this paper, we identify specific limitations to the scenario definition and describe an alternative approach based on computational narrative. … Keywords. Simulation-based training; Training scenarios; Computational narrative. References. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Moral Decision-Making by Analogy: Generalizations vs. Exemplars JA Blass, KD Forbus – … of the 29th AAAI Conference on …, 2015 – qrg.northwestern.edu … The trolley problem. Yale Law Journal, 94, 1395–1415. Tomai, E., 2009. A Pragmatic Approach to Computational Narrative Understanding. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. … Cited by 4 Related articles All 9 versions

Learning Knowledge to Support Domain-Independent Narrative Intelligence B Li – 2015 – cc.gatech.edu … 17 2.2 Computational Narrative Intelligence . . . . . … where we can collect a small number of exemplar stories. This dissertation is the first step toward scaling computational narrative intelligence to meet the challenges of the real world. x Page 11. CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION … Cited by 6 Related articles All 4 versions

Modeling dynamic relationships between characters in literary novels S Chaturvedi, S Srivastava, H Daume III… – arXiv preprint arXiv: …, 2015 – arxiv.org … 1 Introduction The field of computational narrative studies focuses on algorithmically understanding, representing and gen- erating stories. Most research in this field focuses on modeling the narrative from the perspective of (1) events or (2) characters. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 4 versions

Open design challenges for interactive emergent narrative JO Ryan, M Mateas, N Wardrip-Fruin – International Conference on …, 2015 – Springer … Abstract. We introduce a research framework for the design of interactive experiences in the domain of emergent narrative, an application area of computational narrative in which stories emerge bottom-up from the behavior of autonomous characters in a simulated storyworld. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 6 versions

Cross-Document Narrative Frame Alignment B Miller, A Shrestha, J Olive… – … -OpenAccess Series in …, 2015 – drops.dagstuhl.de … 1998 ACM Subject Classification I.2.7 Natural Language Processing Keywords and phrases computational narrative, natural language processing, graph theory, text mining Digital Object Identifier 10.4230/OASIcs.CMN.2015.124 1 Introduction … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Intentionally Generating Choices in Interactive Narratives M Mateas, P Mawhorter… – Proceedings of the Sixth …, 2015 – games.cs.uno.edu … particular, how the choices they present to players are perceived. Prior Work In computational narrative systems, there has been a recent trend towards explicit poetics. Szilas’ 2003 IDTension first proposed the idea of creating … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

An Ontological Theory of Narrative Works: Storygame as Postclassical Literature VM Karhulahti – StoryWorlds: A Journal of Narrative Studies, 2015 – muse.jhu.edu … of it. Hence, the existence of any work—be it literary, narrative, or both—extends inevitably to the realm of its empirical manifestation. This fact has special importance in theorizing computational narrative works. The seminal … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Collaborative Text Annotation Meets Machine Learning: heureCLÉA, a Digital Heuristic of Narrative T Bögel, M Gertz, E Gius, J Jacke, JC Meister… – DHCommons …, 2015 – dhcommons.org … In section 1 we contextualize our project within the field of Computational Narratology. … In the concluding section 4 we reflect on the relevance of our outcomes in the digital humanities context. 1. heureCLÉA as a “Computational Narratology” Project. … Cited by 1 Related articles

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Storytelling variants: the case of little red riding hood ES de Lima, AL Furtado, B Feijó – International Conference on …, 2015 – Springer … Related work is found in the literature of computational narratology [9,32] – a new field that examines narratology from the viewpoint of computation and information processing – which offers models and systems based on tale types/motifs that can be used in story generation … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Computational Notebooks for AI Education. KJ O’Hara, DS Blank, JB Marshall – FLAIRS Conference, 2015 – researchgate.net … D Calico with ROS. Example: the Calico IDE provides a more traditional IDE, stepper, and other debugging support. Students are unable to explore the integrated literate computing approach for developing computational narratives and explanations. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 8 versions

Playing the Worlds of Prom Week B Samuel, D Lederle-Ensign, M Treanor… – … , Literature, and New …, 2015 – books.google.com … But even if the appear- ance of a wide variety of audience-driven possible worlds in most forms of computational narrative is an illusion—with the audience tasked either with uncovering and interpreting a single fiction in the past or with performing the Page 101. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Tell Me a Story: Toward More Expressive and Coherent Computational Narratives (Invited Talk) JH Murray – OASIcs-OpenAccess Series in Informatics, 2015 – drops.dagstuhl.de Abstract Since narrative is a foundational framework for the on-going co-evolution of human cognition and culture, the advent of computation as a new medium for representing narratives offers the promise of ratcheting up human understanding and expressive power … All 3 versions

A Semantic Foundation for Mixed-Initiative Computational Storytelling B Kybartas, R Bidarra – International Conference on Interactive Digital …, 2015 – Springer … GluNet aims to promote interoperability of narrative generation systems and sharing corpus data between fields of computational narrative. Keywords. Computational storytelling Natural language Semantics. 1 Introduction. Mixed … Cited by 3 Related articles

Computational Narration of Inner Thought: Memory, Reverie Machine J Zhu, DF Harrell – 2015 – hyperrhiz.io … Specifically, we present our computational narrative project Memory, Reverie Machine (MRM), which explores how to generate stories about artificial memories, reveries, and daydreams with AI and conceptual blending techniques. … Related articles

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6th Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative MA Finlayson, B Miller, A Lieto, R Ronfard – 2015 – drops.dagstuhl.de … dagstuhl. de/oasics CMN’15 Page 4. Page 5. Contents Preface Mark A. Finlayson, Ben Miller….. vii Invited Talk Tell Me a Story: Toward More Expressive and Coherent Computational Narratives Janet H. Murray….. … All 2 versions

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A Generative Grammar for Modal Syntagms F Galofaro – International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics …, 2015 – Springer … This model contributes to computational narratology theory, aiming at merging post-structuralist narratology with formal language theory. Keywords: Computational Narratology, Generative Grammar, Modal Struc- tures, Semiotic Square, Automaton. 1 State-of-the-Art … Related articles All 4 versions

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