Story Intention Graph


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Personabank: a corpus of personal narratives and their story intention graphs
SM Lukin, K Bowden, C Barackman… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2017 – arxiv.org
Abstract: We present a new corpus, PersonaBank, consisting of 108 personal stories from weblogs that have been annotated with their Story Intention Graphs, a deep representation of the fabula of a story. We describe the topics of the stories and the basis of the Story

Imaginative recall with story intention graphs
S Harmon, A Jhala – OASIcs-OpenAccess Series in Informatics, 2015 – drops.dagstuhl.de
Abstract Intelligent storytelling systems either formalize specific narrative structures proposed by narratologists (such as Propp and Bremond), or are founded on formal representations from artificial intelligence (such as plan structures from classical planning).

Proposal for analyzing player emotions in an interactive narrative using story intention graphs
J Murray, M Mateas, N Wardrip-Fruin – Proceedings of the 12th …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
Abstract Many contemporary interactive digital narratives consist of cinematic content that combines performance, sound and dialogue with conventional patterns of player interactions that dictate the story path. The non-linear nature of the content makes applying

Improving fluency in narrative text generation with grammatical transformations and probabilistic parsing
E Ahn, F Morbini, A Gordon – … of the 9th International Natural Language …, 2016 – aclweb.org
… a three-layer Story Intention Graph. Causal graph representations of narrative create new opportunities for natural language generation (NLG) of narrative text. For example, Lukin et al. (2015) describe a narrative NLG pipeline for Story Intention Graphs, generating variations of …

Revisiting computational models of creative storytelling based on imaginative recall
S Harmon, A Jhala – International Conference on Interactive Digital …, 2015 – Springer
… structures and story predictability, and compare Minstrel’s use of knowledge structures versus the use of Story Intention Graphs (SIGs) as the … We then present a mapping between the underlying story representation in Skald to the Story Intention Graph (SIG) formalism proposed …

Narrative variations in a virtual storyteller
SM Lukin, MA Walker – International Conference on Intelligent Virtual …, 2015 – Springer
… 2 Repurposing Stories with Story Intention Graphs. Our framework builds on Elson’s representation of fabula, called a story intention graph, or sig [5]. The sig allows many aspects of a story to be captured, including key entities, events and statives arranged in a timeline, and an …

Generating different story tellings from semantic representations of narrative
E Rishes, SM Lukin, DK Elson, MA Walker – International Conference on …, 2013 – Springer
… In this paper we present an automatic method for converting from Scheherazade’s story intention graph, a semantic representation, to the input required by the personage nlg engine … Fig. 2. Part of the Story Intention Graph (sig) for “The Fox and the Grapes” Scheherazade …

Generating sentence planning variations for story telling
SM Lukin, LI Reed, MA Walker – arXiv preprint arXiv:1708.08580, 2017 – arxiv.org
… The EST uses the STORY INTENTION GRAPH (SIG) representation produced by SCHEHEREZADE and its theoretical grounding as a basis for the content for generation … Figure 2: Part of the STORY INTENTION GRAPH (SIG) for The Startled Squirrel …

Automating direct speech variations in stories and games
SM Lukin, JO Ryan, MA Walker – Tenth Artificial Intelligence and Interactive …, 2014 – aaai.org
… detail below. Scheherazade annotation facilitates the creation of a rich symbolic representation for narrative texts, using a schema known as the STORY INTENTION GRAPH or SIG (Elson and McKeown 2010; Elson 2012). A …

DramaBank: Annotating Agency in Narrative Discourse.
D Elson – LREC, 2012 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… We describe the Story Intention Graph, a set of discourse relations designed to represent aspects of narrative … The schemata is called the Story Intention Graph or SIG, and a particular annotation of a narrative is called a SIG encod- ing …

Detecting story analogies from annotations of time, action and agency
DK Elson – Proceedings of the LREC 2012 Workshop on …, 2012 – cs.columbia.edu
… We describe the Story Intention Graph (or SIG) as a set of discourse relations designed to meet these dual goals … 3. Story Intention Graphs The SIG is a constructionist model, in that it brings out coherence at both local and global levels: what happens, when, why, and to whom …

Merits of a Temporal Modal Logic for Narrative Discourse Generation
M Eger, C Barot, RM Young – Proceedings of Intelligent Narrative …, 2015 – aaai.org
… Other languages originate not from AI or logic-grounded generation approaches, but from a need to describe exist- ing narratives. This is the case with Story Intention Graphs (SIGs) (Elson and McKeown 2007) and their implementa- tion in the Scheherazade system …

Minimal narrative annotation schemes and their applications
E Rahimtoroghi, T Corcoran, R Swanson… – Seventh Intelligent …, 2014 – aaai.org
… intentions of the characters. He proposes an alternative representation for narrative annotation and analysis (Story Intention Graph) that is grounded in literary and psychological theories of narrative. In this framework, textual …

Computational modeling of narrative
I Mani – Synthesis Lectures on Human Language …, 2012 – morganclaypool.com
Page 1. SYNTHESIS LECTURES ON HUMAN LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGIES CM & MORGAN CLAYPOOL PUBLISHERS & Graeme Hirst, Series Editor MANI COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF N AR R ATIV E M O R G A N & C L A Y P O O L Computational …

Ontology–based visualization of characters’ intentions
V Lombardo, A Pizzo – International Conference on Interactive Digital …, 2014 – Springer
… There exist other approaches that guide the annotation for the formal encoding of the drama elements. The Story Intention Graph [6] relies on the representation of the short–term characters’ intentions to build an interpretive layer of a narrative text …

Impulse: a formal characterization of story
M Eger, C Barot, RM Young – OASIcs-OpenAccess Series in …, 2015 – drops.dagstuhl.de
… a Relative order and instantaneous steps; DPOCLT has durations but only simple interval relations b Intentions are used to justify why actions are taken, but no further reasoning is done on them c Story Intention Graphs only have “goals”, and no strong distinction between …

Generating natural language retellings from Prom Week play traces
C Antoun, M Antoun, JO Ryan, B Samuel… – Proceedings of the …, 2015 – academia.edu
… Our work automatically encodes game state fabula using a formalism called the Story Intention Graph, or SIG [6]. The SIG is a powerful and flexible semantic narrative repre- sentation with applications from summarization to question answering …

Bringing authoritative models to computational drama (Encoding Knebel’s Action Analysis)
G Albert, A Pizzo, V Lombardo, R Damiano… – … on Interactive Digital …, 2016 – Springer
… to the realization of storytelling systems. DramaBank [6] aims at modeling the narrative discourse, introducing the Story Intention Graph, a particular encoding of a narrative. Its enconding consists of three interconnected layers …

A Corpus of Gesture-Annotated Dialogues for Monologue-to-Dialogue Generation from Personal Narratives.
Z Hu, M Dick, CN Chang, K Bowden, M Neff, JEF Tree… – LREC, 2016 – researchgate.net
… and annotations of the original personal narratives with a deep representation of story called a STORY INTENTION GRAPH or SIG (Elson … Although we are not making using of the STORY INTENTION GRAPHS (SIGs) yet to automatically produce dialogues from their monologic …

A rules-based system for adapting and transforming existing narratives
J Mazeika – International Conference on Interactive Digital …, 2016 – Springer
… Rensa is designed to be a generalization of Elson’s Story Intention Graph [3], and as such offers all of the affordances that SIGs do while also incorporating a semantic network representation of the space around the narrative …

Toward an Automated Measure of Narrative Complexity
S Harmon, A Jhala – Eleventh Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital …, 2015 – aaai.org
… the AIIDE 2015 Joint Workshop 38 Page 2. The Story Intention Graph (SIG) is an ideally expressive representation which is able to capture implicit information across multiple timelines (Elson 2012). The SIG model is openly …

TaleBox–a mobile game for mixed-initiative story creation
O Castaño, B Kybartas, R Bidarra – 2016 – graphics.tudelft.nl
… performed. Following the notion of the Story Intention Graph (David K. Elson, 2012) and the semantics in GluNet, the system is also capable of assigning goals and other properties to the elements by processing the action. As …

Frontmatter, Table of Contents, Preface, List of Authors
MA Finlayson, B Miller, A Lieto… – … -OpenAccess Series in …, 2015 – drops.dagstuhl.de
… 45 Schemas for Narrative Generation Mined from Existing Descriptions of Plot Pablo Gervás, Carlos León, and Gonzalo Méndez ….. 54 Imaginative Recall with Story Intention Graphs Sarah Harmon and Arnav Jhala ….. 72 …

Implementing Hitchcock-the Role of Focalization and Viewpoint
Q Galvane, R Ronfard – Eurographics Workshop on …, 2017 – hal.archives-ouvertes.fr
… 2. Related Work Automatic cinematography and editing methods take as input a symbolic representation of the script which can be as simple as a list of subject-verb-object triplets [HCS96] or as complex as a story intention graph [Els12] …

Time after Time: Representing Time in Literary Texts
G Lessard, M Levison – research.cs.queensu.ca
… One of the more developed attempts in this area is no doubt work by Elson [8], which proposes the concept of the Story Intention Graph or SIG, which captures the surface text, the timelines, and the reader’s evaluation of the goals, beliefs and plans of characters …

Improving Goal Recognition in Interactive Narratives with Models of Narrative Discovery Events
A Baikadi, JP Rowe, BW Mott, JC Lester – … of the 6th Workshop on Intelligent …, 2013 – aaai.org
… The story intention graph (Elson 2012) represents a narrative through propositional representations of the events and world state, along with annotations of character beliefs, goals, and affective states, and connections between the representation and the text …

Legal knowledge conveyed by narratives: Towards a representational model
G Sileno, A Boer, T Van Engers – OASIcs-OpenAccess Series in …, 2014 – drops.dagstuhl.de
… Background. Several models have been proposed in the literature in order to represent stories, introducing concepts like story grammars [21], scripts [1], plot units [13], multi- level representations [17], doxastic preferences [15], story intention graphs [9] etc …

Toward narrative schema-based goal recognition models for interactive narrative environments
A Baikadi, JP Rowe, BW Mott, JC Lester – … AAAI Technical Report WS-12-14, 2012 – aaai.org
Page 1. Toward Narrative Schema-Based Goal Recognition Models for Interactive Narrative Environments Alok Baikadi, Jonathan P. Rowe, Bradford W. Mott, James C. Lester Department of Computer Science North Carolina …

Discovering Structural Similarities in Narrative Texts using Event Alignment Algorithms
N Reiter – 2014 – archiv.ub.uni-heidelberg.de
… 2.1 Past digital humanities research in computational linguistics . . . . . 5 3.1 Approaches for statistical domain adaptation . . . . . 13 3.2 Collections with annotated story intention graphs . . . . . 22 3.3 Story modeling approaches …

Narrative similarity as common summary
E Kypridemou, L Michael – OASIcs-OpenAccess Series in …, 2013 – drops.dagstuhl.de
… Previous attempts to create computational models of narratives include Propp’s narrative functions (or narratemes) [21], Rumelhart’s Story Grammars [22], Lehnert’s Plot Units [15, 16], Löwe’s Doxastic Preference Framework (DPF) [17], Elson’s Story Intention Graphs (SIG) [4 …

M2d: Monolog to dialog generation for conversational story telling
KK Bowden, GI Lin, LI Reed, JEF Tree… – … Conference on Interactive …, 2016 – Springer
… narratives from the ICWSM Spinn3r Corpus [6] that are annotated with a deep story representation called a story intention graph [13] … Lukin, S., Bowden, K., Barackman, C., Walker, M.: Personabank: a corpus of personal narratives and their story intention graphsGoogle Scholar …

Annotating High-Level Structures of Short Stories and Personal Anecdotes
B Li, B Cardier, T Wang, F Metze – arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.06917, 2017 – arxiv.org
… At the event level, Elson (2012) designed an annotation schema, Story Intention Graph (SIG), that captures timelines as well as beliefs, intentions and plans of story characters … PersonaBank: A Corpus of Personal Narratives and their Story Intention Graphs …

Modeling social interestingness in conversational stories
M Behrooz, A Jhala – Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Science …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… 2. RELATED WORK Most of the approaches explored in the field of narrative generation require an a priori knowledge of the domain. Story Intention Graphs [15], for instance, are a comprehen- sive attempt to create models of a domain, characters, their goals and beliefs …

Legal Knowledge Conveyed by Narratives: Towards a Representational
G Sileno, A Boer, T van Engers – 2014 – Citeseer
… Background. Several models have been proposed in the literature in order to represent stories, introducing concepts like story grammars [21], scripts [1], plot units [13], multi- level representations [17], doxastic preferences [15], story intention graphs [9] etc …

Narrative similarity as common summary: Evaluation of behavioral and computational aspects
E Kypridemou, L Michael – Literary and Linguistic Computing, 2014 – academic.oup.com
… 2002) include Propp’s ‘Narrative Functions’ (or ‘Narratemes’) (Propp, 1968), Rumelhart’s ‘Story Grammars’ (Rumelhart, 1977), Lehnert’s ‘Plot Units’ (Lehnert, 1981a,b), Löwe’s ‘Doxastic Preference Framework (DPF)’ (Löwe, 2010), Elson’s ‘Story Intention Graphs (SIG)’ (Elson …

Understanding Satirical Articles Using Common-Sense
D Goldwasser, X Zhang – … of the Association of Computational Linguistics, 2016 – aclweb.org
… comprehension tasks (Richardson et al., 2013; Berant et al., 2014) and work on narrative representation such, as event-chains (Chambers and Jurafsky, 2009; Chambers and Jurafsky, 2008), plot- units (Goyal et al., 2010; Lehnert, 1981) and Story Intention Graphs (Elson, 2012 …

The Intangible Nature of Drama Documents: an FRBR view
V Lombardo, R Damiano, A Pizzo… – Proceedings of the 2017 …, 2017 – dl.acm.org
… The annotation schema is called the Story Intention Graph (SIG) and a particular annotation of a narrative is called a SIG encoding. DramaBank is a corpus of SIG encodings, collected through the work of trained annotators …

Augmenting Mundane Narratives With Crowd-Sourced Semantically Interesting Events
M Behrooz, EDUA Jhala, U EDU – cogsys.org
… an a priori knowledge of the domain. Story Intention Graphs [22] are one of the most comprehensive attempts in creating models of a domain, characters, their goals and beliefs. While having domain knowledge might be necessary …

Digital heritage and avatars of stories
V Lombardo, A Pizzo – Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on …, 2013 – dl.acm.org
… The Story Intention Graph[13], sim- ilarly to Drammar, relies on the representation of agents’ intentions to build an interpretive layer of a narrative text; however, the resulting structure is flat and does not account for the motivations originating from the long term goals of 2http …

Qualifying and Quantifying Interestingness in Dramatic Situations
N Szilas, S Estupiñán, U Richle – International Conference on Interactive …, 2016 – Springer
… express both formally and in plain English as follows: Open image in new window. Fig. 2. Different representations of the ‘Gift of the Magi’ story. Top left: Plot Units, Top Right: Story Intention Graph, Bottom: our proposed model …

Character modeling through dialogue for expressive Natural Language Generation
GI Lin – 2016 – search.proquest.com
… 243.4 Example of Scheherazades Story Intention Graph and Encodingto DSyntS … EST bridges the two o-the-shelf tools, Scheherazade and Personage. More specically, it converts Scheherazades story intention graph (SIG) to the input parameters accepted by Personage …

An NLP-based cross-document approach to narrative structure discovery
N Reiter, A Frank, O Hellwig – Literary and Linguistic Computing, 2014 – academic.oup.com
… The framework of story intention graphs (Elson, 2012) uses multi-layered graphs to capture not only the surface story content, but also the intentions, beliefs, and goals of characters in the story. The graphs are very expressive and open for interesting applications …

Multimedia tool suite for the visualization of drama heritage metadata
V Lombardo, A Pizzo – Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2016 – Springer
… The Story Intention Graph [21] relies on the representation of the short–term characters’ intentions to build an interpretive layer of a narrative text; the Stories ontology, 7 developed in collaboration with the BBC for the application in news, the storylines of Doctor Who episodes …

Narrative encoding for computational reasoning and adaptation
SM Harmon – 2017 – search.proquest.com
… 21. Chapter 3. Case Study: Story Intention Graphs for. Narrative Reasoning … This chapter will examine one of these existing models – the Story Intention Graph – to explore the limitations of current representations in narrative processing …

The Third Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative
MA Finlayson – 2012 – narrative.csail.mit.edu
… 9:00–9:20 Detecting Story Analogies from Annotations of Time, Action and Agency David K. Elson We describe the Story Intention Graph (SIG) as a model of narrative meaning that is amenable to both corpus annotation and computational inference …

Coupling conceptual modeling and rules for the annotation of dramatic media
V Lombardo, C Battaglino, A Pizzo, R Damiano… – Semantic …, 2015 – content.iospress.com
… Complementary, the Story Intention Graph [34] relies on the representation of the short–term characters’ intentions to build an interpretive layer of a narrative text, although it does not account for the whole causal sequence of the drama, motivated by long–term intentions …

Connecting Narrative Worlds [6th International Conference for Interactive Digital Storytelling:“Connecting Narrative Worlds”, Bahçe?ehir University Istanbul …
H Koenitz – DIEGESIS, 2014 – diegesis.uni-wuppertal.de
… The authors link Scheherazade – a software representing narratives in the form of a story intention graph – to a Personage, a natural language generation (NLG), which can create variations based on the idea of personality traits such as shy or laid-back …

Ontologies for the metadata annotation of stories
V Lombardo, A Pizzo – Digital Heritage International Congress …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
… The Story Intention Graph[25], similarly to Drammar, relies on the representation of agents’ intentions to build an interpretive layer of a narrative text; however, the resulting structure is flat and does not account for the motivations originating from the long term goals of the agents …

Ask, and Shall You Receive? Understanding Desire Fulfillment in Natural Language Text.
S Chaturvedi, D Goldwasser, H Daumé III – AAAI, 2016 – aaai.org
… the text. There have been several attempts at modeling narrative structures which include narrative schemas (Chambers and Jurafsky 2009; 2008), plot units (Lehnert 1981) and Story Intention Graphs (Elson 2012b). Previous …

Recognizing Coherent Narrative Blog Content
J Ryan, R Swanson – International Conference on Interactive Digital …, 2016 – Springer
… In: Proceedings of the EMNLP-CoNLL (2012)Google Scholar. 29. Lukin, SM, Bowden, K., Barackman, C., Walker, MA: Personabank: a corpus of personal narratives and their story intention graphs. In: Proceedings of the LREC (2016)Google Scholar. 30 …

Identifying narrative clause types in personal stories
R Swanson, E Rahimtoroghi, T Corcoran… – Proceedings of the 15th …, 2014 – aclweb.org
Page 1. Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2014 Conference, pages 171–180, Philadelphia, USA, 18-20 June 2014. cO2014 Association for Computational Linguistics Identifying Narrative Clause Types in Personal Stories Reid Swanson …

An Active Analysis and Crowd Sourced Approach to Social Training
D Feng, E Carstensdottir, SM Carnicke… – … on Interactive Digital …, 2016 – Springer
… Annotating potentially large narrative corpora, like those generated in our work is also a non-trivial task. The Scheherazade annotation tool [21] utilizes Story Intention Graphs (SIG) which capture ToM concepts. However, SIG requires expertise …

An Active Analysis and Crowd Sourced Approach to Social Training
MS El-Nasr, S Marsella – … , ICIDS 2016, Los Angeles, CA, USA …, 2016 – books.google.com
… Annotating potentially large narrative corpora, like those generated in our work is also a non-trivial task. The Scheherazade annotation tool [21] uti- lizes Story Intention Graphs (SIG) which capture ToM concepts. However, SIG requires expertise …

Discovery-based Goal Recognition in Interactive Narrative Environments
A Baikadi – 2014 – search.proquest.com
… Story Intention Graphs represents events on three layers: the propositions which describe the story world, text spans which relate to these … In a similar vein, the Story Intention Graph representation (Elson, 2012a) specically encodes intent of the various events that take place …

A Verbal and Gestural Corpus of Story Retellings to an Expressive Embodied Virtual Character.
J Tolins, K Liu, M Neff, MA Walker, JEF Tree – LREC, 2016 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org
… Computational Linguistics,37(3), 455-488. Stephanie M. Lukin, Kevin Bowden, Casey Barackman, and Marilyn A. Walker. 2016. PersonaBank: A Corpus of Personal Narratives and Their Story Intention Graphs. LREC 2016. McNeill, D. (1992) …

Slugbot: An Application of a Novel and Scalable Open Domain Socialbot Framework
KK Bowden, J Wu, S Oraby, A Misra… – arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2018 – arxiv.org
… ACL, 2014. [9] Stephanie M. Lukin, Kevin Bowden, Casey Barackman, and Marilyn A. Walker. A corpus of personal narratives and their story intention graphs. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC), 2016 …

Modeling narrative discourse
DK Elson – 2012 – search.proquest.com
… 2. Story Intention Graphs … This schemata, which we call the Story Intention Graph or SIG, is integrated with previously proposed sentence-level annotation schemes that identify the propositional structure of each sentence (predicates, thematic roles and arguments) …

Humor: a dynamic and dual-process theory with computational considerations
B Li – Advances in Cognitive Systems, 2016 – cogsys.org
… Table 1 shows the representation for the first half of Example 3.1. As each proposition is read, a small semantic network similar to Story Intention Graphs (Elson, 2012) and Modified Event In- dexing with Prediction (O’Neill & Riedl, 2014) would be constructed …

Topical Structure in Long Informal Documents
A Kazantseva – 2014 – ruor.uottawa.ca
Page 1. Topical Structure in Long Informal Documents Anna Kazantseva Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science …

Generating variations in a virtual storyteller
SM Lukin – 2017 – search.proquest.com
… Section 4.1). 38. 3.1 Existing Framework. 3.1.1 Story Intention Graphs. The STORY INTENTION GRAPH (SIG) is a representation of a story along a variety of dimensions, including plans, goals, and actions of characters. The SIG …

Safeguarding and accessing drama as intangible cultural heritage
V Lombardo, A Pizzo, R Damiano – Journal on Computing and Cultural …, 2016 – dl.acm.org
Page 1. 5 Safeguarding and Accessing Drama as Intangible Cultural Heritage VINCENZO LOMBARDO, ANTONIO PIZZO, and ROSSANA DAMIANO, University of Torino Storytelling, especially in the form called drama, is pervasive across cultures and ages …

Towards a science of human stories: using sentiment analysis and emotional arcs to understand the building blocks of complex social systems
AJ Reagan – 2017 – search.proquest.com
… a measure of the similarity between clusters). In Elson (2012a) a Story Intention Graph (SIG) is developed to model stories and implemented to measure similarity and analogy. Elsons propositional similarity metric is used to …

Modeling Stories for Conceptual Model Validation
BFB Braga – 2016 – researchgate.net
Page 1. Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo Bernardo Ferreira Bastos Braga Modeling Stories for Conceptual Model Validation Vitória – ES, Brazil March, 2016 Page 2. Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo Bernardo Ferreira Bastos Braga Modeling Stories for …

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