Story Generation Systems 2016


  • Agent-based story generation
  • Automated story generator
  • Automatic story generation
  • Branching dialog system
  • Digital storytelling
  • Interactive drama
  • Interactive drama system
  • Interactive story generation
  • Narrative generation
  • Narrative generation system
  • Story generation system
  • Story text generation
  • Storytelling agent
  • Virtual story generation
  • Virtual storyteller




See also:

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Using CNL for knowledge elicitation and exchange across story generation systems
E Concepción, P Gervás, G Méndez, C León – International Workshop on …, 2016 – Springer
Abstract Story generation is a long standing goal of Artificial Intelligence. At first glance, there is a noticeable lack of homogeneity in the way in which existing story generation systems represent their knowledge, but there is a common need: their basic knowledge must

A Challenge Proposal for Narrative Generation Using CNLs.
E Concepción, G Méndez, P Gervás, C León – INLG, 2016 –
… 1 Introduction A story generator algorithm (SGA) refers to a com- putational procedure resulting in an artefact that can be considered a story (Gervás, 2012). The term story generation system can be con- sidered as a system that applies a SGA to construct stories. …

Integrating purpose and revision into a computational model of literary generation
P Gervás, C León – Creativity and Universality in Language, 2016 – Springer
… 4.2 STellA. STellA (Story Telling Algorithm) [35, 37] is a story generation system that mixes a non-constrained simulation-based production of world states and narrative actions as source material for a conceptual space exploration engine. …

Computational drafting of plot structures for russian folk tales
P Gervás – Cognitive computation, 2016 – Springer
… A set of simple evaluation metrics for the resulting outputs is defined inspired on Propp’s formalism. The potential of the resulting system for providing a creative story generation system is discussed, and possible lines of future work are discussed. Keywords. …

Architecture of a Narrative Generation System based on a TRPG Model: The use of an Integrated Narrative Generation System for Knowledge Acquisition (Preliminary …
J Ono, T Ogata – Bulletin of Networking, Computing, Systems, and …, 2016 –
Page 1. Architecture of a Narrative Generation System based on a TRPG Model: The use of an Integrated Narrative Generation System for Knowledge Acquisition (Preliminary Version) Jumpei Ono Graduate School of Software …

Computational and cognitive approaches to narratology from the perspective of narrative generation
T Ogata – … and Cognitive Approaches to Narratology, IGI Global, 2016 –
… from the Perspective of Narrative Generation Takashi Ogata Iwate Prefectural University, Japan ABSTRACT This chapter surveys and discusses interdisciplinary approaches to primarily Artificial Intelligence (AI)- based computational narrative or story generation systems by way …

Monet: A system for reliving your memories by theme-based photo storytelling
Y Wu, X Shen, T Mei, X Tian, N Yu… – IEEE Transactions on …, 2016 –
… The generated video is finally multiplexed with a music clip to generate the story. Evaluations show that our system achieves superior performance to state-of-the- art photo event detection and story generation systems. Index …

Mining knowledge in storytelling systems for narrative generation
E Concepción, G Mendez, P Gervás – … of the INLG 2016 Workshop on …, 2016 –
… Story generation systems are a form of expression for computational creativity. … Story generation system are faced with a signifi- cant challenge of acquiring knowledge resources in the particular representation formats that they use. …

An architecture of narrative memory
C León – Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, 2016 – Elsevier
Narrative is ubiquitous. According to some models, this is due to the hypothesis that narrative is not only a successful way of communication, but a specific wa.

Personal storytelling: Using Natural Language Generation for children with complex communication needs, in the wild…
N Tintarev, E Reiter, R Black, A Waller… – International Journal of …, 2016 – Elsevier
This paper describes a Natural Language Generation system (NLG), How was School Today? that automatically creates a personal narrative from sensor data and othe.

Emotion-Driven Narrative Generation
B O’Neill, M Riedl – Emotion in Games, 2016 – Springer
… reasoning. In some cases, story generation systems work to create both a new fabula or sjuzhet. However … way. Suspenser [7] is a story generation system which, given a fabula, attempts to identify the most suspenseful sjuzhet. Similarly …

Improving Fluency in Narrative Text Generation With Grammatical Transformations and Probabilistic Parsing.
E Ahn, F Morbini, A Gordon – INLG, 2016 –
… In 43rd Annual Meeting on Association for Com- putational Linguistics. Yun-Gyung Cheong and R Michael Young. 2014. Suspenser: A story generation system for suspense. Transactions on Computational Intelligence and Arti- ficial Intelligence in Games. David Elson. 2012. …

Discourse-Driven Narrative Generation With Bipartite Planning.
DR Winer, RM Young – INLG, 2016 –
… The first story generation system to use planning is TALESPIN (Meehan, 1977), which generates stories about woodland creatures that take actions to satisfy simple needs in accordance with rules of the world. Another early …

Planning with applications to quests and story
YG Cheong, MO Riedl, BC Bae, MJ Nelson – … Content Generation in …, 2016 – Springer
… recounting the events that happened. One of the first influential story-generation systems, Tale-Spin [14], takes this approach. Generating stories by simulating a story world does have some shortcomings. It does not take into …

Reading Between the Lines: Using Plot Graphs to Draw Inferences from Stories
C Purdy, MO Riedl – … : 9th International Conference on Interactive Digital …, 2016 – Springer
… To address these difficulties, we built off of research on Scheherazade [4], an open story generation system, in order to build a system that can make commonsense inferences (inferences requiring commonsense knowledge) about stories. …

PLOTSHOT: Generating Discourse-constrained Stories around Photos
RE Cardona-Rivera, B Li – Proceedings of the 12th AAAI Conference on …, 2016 –
… 2 Page 2. Figure 1: The PLOTSHOT system architecture. Boxes with text represent algorithmic modules. The Slant story generation system (Montfort et al. … We believe that exploring their interdependencies will bring AI story generation systems to new heights. Acknowledgments …

The effect of simulated narratives that leverage EMR data on shared decision-making: a pilot study
Q Zeng-Treitler, B Gibson, B Hill… – BMC …, 2016 –
… Story generation. Typically stories introduce characters, describe conflicts and then show resolutions. Automated story generation systems often focus on characters and events [29]. We designed the patient stories to follow the same general form. …

Best-fit action-cost domain model acquisition and its application to authorship in interactive narrative
T Hayton, P Gregory, A Lindsay, J Porteous – 2016 –
… Conf. on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS 2008), 26–29. Cheong, Y.-G., and Young, RM 2014. Suspenser: A Story Generation System for Suspense. Transactions on Compu- tational Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence in Games. Cresswell, S., and Gregory, P. 2011. …

Annotating Musical Theatre Plots on Narrative Structure and Emotional Content
P Gervás, R Hervás, C León… – … -OpenAccess Series in …, 2016 –
… Vladimir Propp’s analysis of Russian folk tales [16] is known to have produced a semi-formal description of the structure of these tales that has acted as inspiration for several story generation systems, both sequential and interactive. …

Simulated Perceptions for Emergent Storytelling
DB Carvalho, EG Clua, CT Pozzer… – Computational …, 2016 – Wiley Online Library
… We developed a story generation system from the proposed model and tested it with a version of the Little Red Riding Hood story, famous for its perception failure. Our results show interesting variations for the traditional known ending. …

Kabuki as multiple narrative structures
T Ogata – Computational and Cognitive Approaches to …, 2016 –
… the story and the narration itself. The main theme of previous research has been the “story.” In this sense, many narrative generation systems should be called story generation systems. Although INGS adopts the story-grammar …

A Way for Using the Verb Conceptual Dictionary in an Integrated Narrative Generation System: the Use of Co-occurrence Information on Verb Concepts
… 9. Imabuchi, S. and Ogata, T.: “A Story Generation System Based on Propp Theory: As a Mechanism in an Integrated Narrative Generation System”, Advances in Natural Language Processing, Springer, 7614, 312-321, 2012. 10. …

A roadmap to auto story generation
A Mehta, R Gala, L Kurup – Computing for Sustainable Global …, 2016 –
… In this paper, we discuss some of the previously developed story generation systems and their drawbacks based on our system requirements. We then move on to discuss the proposed model for our system. … We also propose our model for a story generation system. …

Designing a Socially Open Narrative Generation System
T Akimoto, T Ogata – Computational and Cognitive Approaches …, 2016 –
Page 115. 91 Chapter 3 Designing a Socially Open Narrative Generation System Taisuke Akimoto The University of Electro-Communications, Japan Takashi Ogata Iwate Prefectural University, Japan ABSTRACT The authors …

Automatic Generation, Creativity, and Production of Narrative Content
… the levels of generation, creation, and production. Firstly, we study the technologies of narrative or story generation systems based mainly on artificial intelligence and cognitive science. Next, the artistic and aesthetic problems …

The Possibility of the Literary Work Generation by Computer
A Abe – Computational and Cognitive Approaches to …, 2016 –
… Accordingly, it is necessary to develop robots who can write poems, compose music, paint pictures, etc. For that, for instance, an automatic poem or story generation system will be necessary. … An automatic poem-or story-generation system is one way to achieve this. …

Automated Narrative Information Extraction Using Non-Linear Pipelines.
J Valls-Vargas – IJCAI, 2016 –
… 1 Introduction and Background Computational narrative systems, especially story generation systems, require their input hand-authored in some struc- tured knowledge representation formalism [Zhu and On- tanón, 2010], a notoriously time-consuming task. …

When intelligence meets data: game story generation by compositional creativity
L Liu – International Journal of Creative Computing, 2016 –
… An interactive game story generation system with compositional creativity as the main technique is proposed in this study. Generally speaking, a story composition process includes two major tasks: story plotting and narrative generation. …

Automatic Text Generation by Learning from Literary Structures.
A Daza, H Calvo, J Figueroa-Nazuno – CLfL@ NAACL-HLT, 2016 –
… algorithm rules for NPV literary structures. 3 Proposed Architecture Following the classical NLG process, previous story generation systems just add or remove capabili- ties to fulfill their specific goals. Besides, they strongly rely on …

Extracting rules from story synopses
S Nugteren – 2016 –
Page 1. MSc Artificial Intelligence Track: Learning Systems Master Thesis Extracting rules from story synopses by Sander Nugteren 6042023 December 15, 2016 42 EC Supervisor: Dr. FM Nack Assessors: Dr. RGF Winkels Dr. G. Ferri Page 2. Contents 1 Introduction 3 …

Leveraging Intention Revision in Narrative Planning to Create Suspenseful Stories
M Fendt, RM Young – … on Computational Intelligence and AI in …, 2016 –
… I. INTRODUCTION The IRIS story generation system was designed as a tool for authors to aid in the creation of suspenseful stories. … Some of these story generation systems have modeled suspense in the generation process. …

The Thirty-One Functions in Vladimir Propp’s Morphology of the Folktale: An Outline and Recent Trends in the Applicability of the Proppian Taxonomic Model
S Dogra – 2016 –
… tales. Seen in this light, Propp’s formalism constitutes a blue-print for a story generation system intended to reproduce a particular model of story, while strongly adhering to specific genre and domain conventions.” (p. 107). No …

Formal Components of Narratives
V Bartalesi, C Meghini – Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries, 2016 – Springer
… theories [12]. In the Artificial Intelligence field, computational narratology refers to the story generation systems, ie any computer application that creates a written, spoken, or visual presentation of a story. Storytelling systems …

Building a Semantic Ontology for Virtual Peers in Narrative-Based Environments
ECJ Ong, DG Consignado, SJ Ong… – Pacific Rim International …, 2016 – Springer
… learning experience of children [7]. The use of semantic ontology to provide the necessary domain-based conceptual knowledge to a story generation system has been explored in [8, 9, 10, 11]. The semantic ontology contains …

Tag: MIT
M Sample –
… Wardrip-Fruin coined this term—the Tale-Spin effect—from Tale-Spin, an early story generation system designed by James Mehann at Yale University in 1976. Tale-Spin tended to produce flat, plodding narratives, though there was the occasional existential story: …

Empirical Determination of Basic Heuristics for Narrative Content Planning
P Gervás – Proceedings of the INLG 2016 Workshop on …, 2016 –
… Third, the procedure should be imple- mented in existing story generation systems to test its applicability over different representations of sto- ries and specific domains. References S. Abbot. 1986. Narrative. Cambridge University Press. …

PCG-Based Game Design Patterns
M Cook, M Eladhari, A Nealen, M Treanor… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2016 –
… Some games use story- generation systems to produce more variety in their story- lines – Versu models story characters as agents and allows relationships between them to combine with a loose narra- tive structure to generate stories. …

Controlled Natural Language: 5th International Workshop, CNL 2016, Aberdeen, UK, July 25-27, 2016, Proceedings
B Davis, GJ Pace, A Wyner – 2016 –
… Human-Oriented CNLs?…. 69 Nataly Jahchan, Anne Condamines, and Emmanuelle Cannesson Using CNL for Knowledge Elicitation and Exchange Across Story Generation Systems….. 81 Eugenio …

Asking Hypothetical Questions About Stories Using QUEST
R Farrell, S Robertson, SG Ware – … , ICIDS 2016, Los Angeles, CA, USA …, 2016 – Springer
… This model of suspense was leveraged by Cheong and Young [23] in the Suspenser story generation system. … J. Educ. Psychol. 95, 524 (2003)CrossRefGoogle Scholar. 23. Cheong, YG, Young, RM: Suspenser: a story generation system for suspense. IEEE Trans. Comput. Intell. …

Augmenting Mundane Narratives With Crowd-Sourced Semantically Interesting Events
M Behrooz, EDUA Jhala, U EDU –
… We believe that social stories do not happen in such vacuums of our choosing. Using the ap- proaches developed thus far, story generation systems may not accomplish what humans accomplish every day, using social storytelling. …

Planning social actions through the others’ eyes for emergent storytelling
DB Carvalho, EG Clua, A Paes – … Intelligence and Games (CIG) …, 2016 –
… To test our proposal we developed a story generation system and designed an adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood world as test scenario. With our approach, the system was capable of generating coherent story variations with deceptive actions. I. INTRODUCTION …

Can Computers Create Comics and Animations?
M Ueno, K Fukuda, N Mori – Computational and Cognitive …, 2016 –
… Meehan, 1980), the project on automatic composition of works like Shinichi Hoshi, who was a famous Japanese short story writer (Kouyama & Sumi, 2014; Matsubara et al., 2013; Ogata, Sato, & Komatani, 2014) and some studies on automatic story generation system based on …

Qualifying and Quantifying Interestingness in Dramatic Situations
N Szilas, S Estupiñán, U Richle – International Conference on Interactive …, 2016 – Springer
… This may improve current automated story generation systems in which successive events tend to be rendered flatly without logical connectors. … Struck, H.-G.: Telling stories knowing nothing: tackling the lack of common sense knowledge in story generation systems. …

Action RPG with Procedural Story
T Weber, K Kafka –
Page 1. Bachelor Project: Action RPG with Procedural Story by Tristan Weber (Matr.-Nr.: 730633) Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Martin Leissler Prof. Katharina Kafka Page 2. 1 1. Abstract This game project aims to fill a procedurally generated world with procedurally gene- rated stories. …

Computational and Cognitive Approaches to Narratology
T Ogata, T Akimoto – 2016 –
… 1 Takashi Ogata, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan This chapter surveys and discusses interdisciplinary approaches to primarily Artificial Intelligence (AI)- based computational narrative or story generation systems by way of introducing cognitive science, and narratology and …

Discourse-Driven Tellability Goals for Narrative Planning
DR Winer, RM Young –
… Story planning benefits from a rich history of AI research. The first story generation system to use planning is TALESPIN [Meehan, 1977], which generates stories about woodland creatures that take actions, in accordance with rules of the world, to satisfy simple needs. …

Controlled Natural Language
B Davis, GJ Pace, A Wyner – Springer
… Human-Oriented CNLs?…. 69 Nataly Jahchan, Anne Condamines, and Emmanuelle Cannesson Using CNL for Knowledge Elicitation and Exchange Across Story Generation Systems….. 81 Eugenio …

Error Analysis in an Automated Narrative Information Extraction Pipeline
J Valls-Vargas, J Zhu, S Ontanon – IEEE Transactions on …, 2016 –
… the game experience and invest in its outcome [3]. To make these stories more interactive and adaptive to the players, recent work have explored using story generation to automatically create or adapt computer game plots [1], [4]. Story generation systems, however, require the …

Persuasive narrative advertisement generator: A microenterprise service innovation perspective
STD Yuan, PW Chiu – Information Systems Frontiers, 2016 – Springer
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RM Young – young, 2016 –
… pages 93 to 96, June, 2014. Cheong, Yun-gyung and Young, R. Michael, Suspenser: A Story Generation System for Suspense, in the journal IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, May, 2014 Bae …

Steps towards a formal ontology of narratives based on narratology
V Bartalesi, C Meghini, D Metilli – OASIcs-OpenAccess Series in …, 2016 –
… contexts. In the AI perspective [4] we are interested in, computational narratology refers to the story generation systems, ie, any computer application that creates a written, spoken, or visual presentation of a narrative. Indeed …

A Contextual Approach to Real Time, Interactive Narrative Generation
J Hollister – 2016 –
Page 1. University of Central Florida Electronic Theses and Dissertations Doctoral Dissertation (Open Access) A Contextual Approach to Real Time, Interactive Narrative Generation 2016 James Hollister University of Central Florida …

Visualizing Narratives
K Padia –
Page 1. Visualizing Narratives Kalpesh Padia Fig. 1: A storyline visualization of the movie Star Wars: Episode IV. From left to right, colored boxes represent major events and their locations in chronological order. Colored lines …

A Computational Model for The Portrayal of Personality Traits in Planning-Based Narrative Generation
JC Bahamon – 2016 –
… of stories. While there are a number of principles that are relevant to the support of an automatic story generation system, I focus on the importance of character personality for the development of ctional characters. To accomplish …

S Vosinakis, N Avradinis – Mediterranean Archaeology & …, 2016 –
Page 1. Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry, Vol. 16, No 5, (2016), pp. 29-41 Copyright © 2016 MAA Open Access. Printed in Greece. All rights reserved. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.204964 VIRTUAL AGORA: REPRESENTATION OF AN ANCIENT …

Visual Narratives for Accounting Knowledge Integration
E Nyuppieva – 2016 –
Page 1. EKATERINA NYUPPIEVA VISUAL NARRATIVES FOR ACCOUNTING KNOWLEDGE INTE- GRATION Master of Science thesis Examiners: Prof. Petri Suomala, Assistant Prof. Teemu Laine Examiner and topic approved …

Artificial intelligence as a tool for understanding narrative choices
PA Mawhorter – 2016 –
… stories. Certain pieces of writing advice and narrative theory reinforced this second impression, and I saw one of the main goals of my dissertation as the creation of a story generation system that would outperform existing work. …

Crafting stories through play
B Samuel – 2016 –
Crafting stories through play. Abstract. This dissertation explores the notion of shared authorship in interactive narratives and computational media. A work of shared authorship is one in which the player and the system collaboratively …