Story Engines





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100 Best Facade Interactive Story VideosINSCAPE (Interactive Storytelling for Creative People) | Interactive Story Authoring | Interactive Story Generation | Interactive Storytelling | Story Generator Algorithms | Storytelling Systems | Transmedia Storytelling | Virtual Storytelling

A tangible platform for mixing and remixing narratives C Sylla, S Gonçalves, P Brito, P Branco… – Advances in Computer …, 2013 – Springer … When a block is removed from the platform it just disappears from the screen (fig.1). The story engine was implemented to animate the elements according to the rules devised from situations that typically arise in traditional children stories. … 2.1 Story Engine … Cited by 5 Related articles All 3 versions

Automatically generating context-related stories in the form of semantic web based event structures AG Swellengrebel, BOK Intelligentie – 2013 – … Amsterdam June 28th, 2013 1 Page 2. Abstract In this paper, I present a story engine, which constructs a story when given a set of topics. It … web. I describe the architecture of the story engine and the system it is intended to be part of. I … Related articles All 5 versions

Story Modeling and Authoring U Spierling, A Mitchell – … : 7th International Conference on Interactive Digital …, 2014 – Springer … tools, generative story engines, narrative structure, as well as various approaches to story conception and creation in interactive storytelling. We called for contributions in (but not limited to) the following general areas: • Presentation of story engine approaches operating on … All 2 versions

Evaluation of Adaptive Serious Games using Playtraces and Aggregated Play Data C Reuter, F Mehm, S Göbel… – … Conference on Games …, 2013 – … making them “Narrative Game-based Learning Objects”. When the game is played, these models are constantly updated based on the players progress and behaviour by the Story Engine. Whenever a free transition to another … Cited by 4 Related articles All 2 versions

Writing the Comedy Blockbuster: the Inappropriate Goal by Keith Giglio (review) E Smith – Journal of Film and Video, 2013 – … Then, in the same chapter, he segues to the subject of creating loglines. This might seem a strange shift but is actually wise, given that both tasks—creating a story engine and defining a story’s essence (with elevator-pitch brevity)—should be linked. …

Intuitive Technologies K Kortekallio – Fafnir: Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and …, 2014 – … The story engine subtly adapts to the assumptions and expectations of its inhabitants, altering them in the process. Malise is introduced to the story engines by a woman who has, in the course of subjective years, shaped a virtual world of her own: … Related articles All 3 versions

A Survey on Mobile Augmented Reality Based Interactive Storytelling S Aurelia, MD Raj, O Saleh – International Journal of Emerging Trends in …, 2014 – … We used several AI- related software packages to develop the story engine (done with Prolog), as well as the conversational behaviour, agentive and manifest modules of the several agents, with this agents playing roles (virtual characters) in AR story environment (done with … Related articles All 4 versions

Authoring of Serious F Mehm, C Reuter, S Gobel – Serious Games and Virtual Worlds …, 2013 – … The projects which are created by StoryTec are interpreted by a component referred to as Story Engine, which is linked to the game engine. … In order to support adaptivity in a multiplayer setting, the Story Engine is now able to process multiple player models. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Interaction Design Principles as Narrative Techniques for Interactive Digital Storytelling U Spierling – Interactive Digital Narrative: History, Theory and …, 2015 – … the development of authoring tools. Along the lines of easy-to-learn multimedia authoring tools for point-and-click interactions, content pro- gramming for interactive story engines should be eased accordingly. The notion of the … Related articles

Ubuzz-Making history part of everyday life. MC Loos, BOK Intelligentie – 2014 – … The layer should guide the retrieval of this information. After relevant records are found, they are returned as output and will then be passed on to a story engine, which can create a coherent story that connects the input topic with the information that the output records deliver. … Related articles All 4 versions

Engineering Domain-Specific Languages for Games A Ardolino, R Arnaud, P Berinstein, S Franco… – Game Development …, 2014 – Springer … For example, you could create several scripts sorted by characters for the audio recordings, the necessary XML format for the story engine, and a graphical representation such as a dialog tree displaying the dialog’s structure. …

Reusing Multimedia Content for the Creation of Interactive Experiences in Cultural Institutions MT Linaza, M Juaristi, A Garcia – 3D Research Challenges in Cultural …, 2014 – Springer … dynamic story. To author a successful story, the experience creators should have the skills of a creative master and the technical knowledge of the data structures and software tools used for a story engine. Furthermore, most … Related articles All 3 versions

Computing Elements for Enhancing Digital Story Creation Process Y Nam – ??????? ICCC ???, 2013 – … form of interactive storytelling(Fig.1). Figure 1. UGS(user generated story) engine components Page 2. 318 4. Verification of proposed digital story creation software model Since computer scientists barely understand various … Related articles All 2 versions

Shall I Compare Thee to Another Story?—An Empirical Study of Analogy-Based Story Generation J Zhu, S Ontanon – Computational Intelligence and AI in Games …, 2014 – … A sample interaction with Riu can be found in [18]. The high-level architecture for Riu is diagrammed in Fig 1. The story engine component interprets user input, and co- ordinates the other components in the system. … Structural Similarity Memories Main Story Graph Story Engine … Related articles

Telling Tales About the Yijing W Buckingham – 2014 – … ancient Chinese divinatory text. I had imagined that the Yijing could act as a kind of story engine, one that might be capable of generating, through various randomising procedures, new tales and new possibilities. It was an idea … Related articles All 6 versions

A Little Goat Builds the World–An Interactive Children Story for Tablets K Kamysz, M Wichrowski – Interactive Storytelling, 2014 – Springer … 4.). The story engine was developed in Adobe Flash CC which provides both the tools for creating vector graphics and ani- mation, as well as options to produce advanced interactive applications for desktop and mobile platforms (using Adobe AIR) [6,7]. Fig. … Related articles All 6 versions

A computational approach to eliciting and modeling stories with social interactions S Pino Gallardo – 2013 – … 28 Story Engine . . . . . … 31 4.6 Class diagram of the story engine’s design using the adapter design pattern as a delegation approach and the observer (listener) pattern as the synchronization mechanism. . . . . 32 … Related articles


Geovisual analytics framework integrated with storytelling applied to HTML5 Q Ho, P Lundblad, M Jern – … Information Science. 14-17 May 2013, …, 2013 – … He also discusses challenges in development of an interactive story engine and presents implementation strategies for such an engine. Mateas [10] presents a survey on the aspects of narrative intelligence in the artificial intelligence area. … Related articles All 16 versions

A novel approach to develop large-scale virtual environment applications using script-language A Zarrad, A Bensefia – … in Information Technology (IIT), 2013 9th …, 2013 – … VRML Viewer used to visualize the virtual environment content and the VRML avatars face animations. b) Story Engine: is the main component in this architecture. … Story Controller: Component responsible for converting the SCXML into commands for the story engine. … Related articles All 2 versions

The hitchhiker’s guide to ubicomp: using techniques from literary and critical theory to reframe scientific agendas M Blythe – Personal and ubiquitous computing, 2014 – Springer … certain kinds of analysis. Those interested in narrative patterns, for example, might take a formalist approach to their texts; indeed, computer scientists have used such work in the development of story engines [ 14 ]. But there are … Cited by 6 Related articles All 9 versions

Creating constructivist learning environments with digital storytelling N Smeda – 2014 – Page 1. Creating Constructivist Learning Environments with Digital Storytelling Najat Smeda College of Engineering and Science Victoria University Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy February, 2014 Page 2. ii … Related articles

Structuring Location-Aware Interactive Narratives for Mobile Augmented Reality U Spierling, A Kampa – Interactive Storytelling, 2014 – Springer … Thereby the content struc- ture evolves from simple to higher complexity, leading to a combined game and story engine development. A further research area concerns the addition of indoor position- ing methods to the current GPS solution. Page 4. … Related articles All 3 versions

Propp’s Morphology of the Folk Tale as a Grammar for Generation. P Gervás – CMN, 2013 – … Grasbon and Braun [9] and Fairclough and Cunnigham [7] adapted some of Propp’s ideas to the realm of interactive story telling. They rely on character functions based on Propp’s work to develop a story engine for interactive narrative. … Cited by 12 Related articles All 3 versions

[BOOK] Just Getting Started: Edmonton Public Library’s First 100 Years, 1913-2013 T Babiak – 2013 – … our history with the care, attention, and passion it deserved. Upon approaching him, he initially declined, having just begun a new business venture called Story Engine. However, with the help of EPL Board Trustee Vice-Chair … Related articles All 2 versions

[BOOK] Writing for visual media A Friedmann – 2014 – … Structure 180 The Premise 181 Tag Line 183 Concept 183 Other Narrative Structures 184 The Cooler 186 Thirteen 189 The Place beyond the Pines 191 The Flashback 193 Script Development 194 Adapting the Seven-Step Method 194 Loglines 195 Story Engines 196 Writing … Cited by 39 Related articles All 4 versions

[BOOK] Into the Woods: A Five-act Journey Into Story J Yorke – 2014 – … Though they are superficially different, they all share the same framework and the same story engine:all plunge their characters intoa strange newworld? allinvolve a questto findaway out of it?and in whatever formthey choosetotake,in everystory ‘monsters’ are vanquished. … Cited by 2 Related articles

[BOOK] Into the Woods: How Stories Work and why We Tell Them J Yorke – 2013 – … Though they are superficially different, they all share the same framework and the same story engine: all plunge their characters into a strange new world; all involve a quest to find a way out of it; and in whatever form they choose to take, in every story ‘monsters’ are vanquished. … Related articles

Once upon a time in the Bronx: working with youth to address violence through performance and play M Crean – Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on …, 2013 – … Rather than create a single story, the group decided to create a generative story engine, a mechanism that could help express issues that the girls had on their mind, as well as to continue facilitating those conversations in the future. This genre of work … Related articles

Geovisual Analytics and Storytelling Using HTML5 P Lundblad, M Jern – Information Visualisation (IV), 2013 17th …, 2013 – … He also discusses challenges in development of an interactive story engine and presents implementation strategies for such an engine. Mateas [13] presents a survey on the aspects of narrative intelligence in the artificial intelligence area. … Related articles All 9 versions

[BOOK] Understanding Megacities with the Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Intelligence Paradigm C Ehlschlaeger, LTGMTF DIA, MDEB NGA, EB NGA… – 2014 – … 94 PsychSim….. 94 Story Engine….. 96 Way Ahead….. … All 3 versions

Conceptual Blending For The Visual Domain A Steinbrück – 2013 – Citeseer … While systems of computational creativity have been around for several decades now, most of them work within the domain of language. Poetry generators, story engines, joke generators – implementations of these types are numerous. … Related articles All 3 versions

A family affair: The Moodys and the revitalised Australian sitcom B Bache – 2015 – … After a meet-cute in which he mistakes her for a Red Cross volunteer at the door, their will-they- won’t-they story becomes the first season’s biggest tension. Finding a story engine that works is one of the hardest things to do in TV comedy, and building stakes is even harder. … Related articles All 2 versions

Here be dragons: experiments with the concept of ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’in the lecture room DP Mundy, R Consoli – Innovations in Education and Teaching …, 2013 – Taylor & Francis … There are few programmatic systems, however, which can be used to create branching or non-linear stories. In this regard, the Story Engine (Schneider, Braun, & Habinger, 200314. Schneider, O., Braun, N. and Habinger, G. 2003. … Related articles All 4 versions

Exploring and assessing complex systems’ behavior through model-driven storytelling AM Madni, M Spraragen… – Systems, Man and …, 2014 – … TOOL CONCEPT AND DESIGN The specific questions that were answered when de- signing the tool included: a) determining how best to combine ES-MDM, CPM, contextual filtering, and sim- ulation/story engine to develop a dynamic representation of the complex system; b … Related articles

Mixed reality to support new learning paradigms MI Dascalu, A Moldoveanu… – System Theory, Control …, 2014 – … The challenge here was, besides the successful mixture between physical and virtual objects, to stimulate the users’ imagination, through a story engine, defined as a collection of agents, one for every user, which manage story semantics, states, behaviors, what a user hears … Cited by 2 Related articles

A Storytelling Learning Model for Legal Education N Capuano, C De Maio, A Gaeta… – Proc. Int. Conf. on e- …, 2014 – … to a designed flow. By interacting with scenes during the story, the learner returns a feedback to the player, while the underlying story engine, basing on them, can reason on the right continuation of the story. Figure 4 shows … Cited by 1 Related articles

Speculative objects: materialising science fiction. L Muller – 2013 – … Like Kelly’s collages these objects raise these fraught issues with a provocative and, I would argue, productive ethical ambivalence. Macguffins and story engines All the objects that I have described in this paper vibrate with numerous stories. … Related articles All 2 versions

It’s a Pokemon World: The Pokemon franchise and the environment J Bainbridge – International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2013 – … Similarly, the story engine that promotes this travel is one that is shared by both the consumers and the central characters, the desire to acquire; while other western franchises have thrived by building a desire to acquire into their fans (eg Star Wars), Pokémon was one of the … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Generative story worlds as linear logic programs C Martens, JF Ferreira, AG Bosser… – Seventh Intelligent …, 2014 – … How long the story goes on before it ends is a function of the more specific probabilities a rule is selected with in the story engine – which property is not defined by the language semantics, but is observable of the implemen- tation. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

TellEat: Sharing Experiences on the Move E Chiabrando, R Furnari, S Likavec, F Osborne… – Human-Computer …, 2014 – Springer … When the user starts a story, the story engine presents the related material covering different hypespots which fit into a reasonable time frame and cover reasonable search space. Page 9. TellEat: Sharing Experiences on the Move 385 … Related articles All 2 versions

[BOOK] You Can Write a Mystery G Roberts – 2014 – … to do. The basic conflict represented by the crime that moves your story engine is only one of many large and small conflicts that will be in the book. There will be the internal conflicts of what the antagonist wants vs. the status … Cited by 2 Related articles

In Crime’s Archive The Cultural Afterlife of Criminal Evidence K Biber – British Journal of Criminology, 2013 – CCJS … Life After Wartime (1998–,, re-present original Australian crime scene photographs in various formats: as interactive database, with musical improvisation, as immersive environment or as algorithmic story-engine, seeing in this … Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

In Crime’s Archive. K Biber – British Journal of Criminology, 2013 – … Life After Wartime (1998–,, re-present origi- nal Australian crime scene photographs in various formats: as interactive database, with musical improvisation, as immersive environment or as algorithmic story-engine, seeing in this … Related articles

Play Platforms for Children’s Creativity C Sylla, C Coutinho, P Branco – Creativity in the Digital Age, 2015 – Springer … In case it becomes necessary to add a new object or character to the story engine, it only has to be associated with the corresponding BT and include the corresponding animations, as well as the picture block. The new entity will automatically interact with the other entities. … Related articles All 3 versions

Emotion in interactive storytelling. H Zhao – FDG, 2013 – … Each story segment is given an expected tension value. By tracking the difference between EPG and ETE, the story engine selects the best story segment to play in order to enhance or impair the user’s current tension level. … Cited by 1 Related articles

Narrative-driven camera control for cinematic replay of computer games Q Galvane, R Ronfard, M Christie, N Szilas – Proceedings of the Seventh …, 2014 – … Dinner. This interactive drama presented in [Habonneau et al. 2012] and available online2 uses the story engine IDtension. The goal of this serious game is to help teenagers cope when a parent suffers from traumatic brain injury. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 16 versions

On the senses and semantic excess in photographic evidence R Gibson – Journal of Material Culture, 2013 – … Taking the notion of the pictorial flare seriously, the LAW team has developed a story engine that continuously strikes little hammers in the mind so that an ever-developing concatenation of minor-key epiphanies can chime for viewers, as they consider the ways to make sense of … Related articles

[BOOK] The TV Showrunner’s Roadmap: 21 Navigational Tips for Screenwriters to Create and Sustain a Hit TV Series N Landau – 2013 – … x Contents 7 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Fuel Your Story Engine Interview: Pam Veasey*—CSI: New York 8 Identify Characters’ Weaknesses Interview: David Shore—House, MD 9 Determine the POV Interview: Alex Gansa—Homeland Get to the Heart of Your Story … All 2 versions

Stories and signs in an e-learning environment for deaf people P Bottoni, F Borgia, D Buccarella, D Capuano… – Universal access in the …, 2013 – Springer … have been completed by students. 6 Story engine. For each type in the metamodel, there is a transformation pattern from JSON description to HTML pages (PHP), which exploits CSS specifications. Going in further detail, each … Cited by 3 Related articles All 7 versions

Reviewing Propp’s story generation procedure in the light of computational creativity P Gervás – AISB Symposium on Computational Creativity, AISB- …, 2014 – Page 1. Reviewing Propp’s Story Generation Procedure in the Light of Computational Creativity Pablo Gervás 1 Abstract. Vladimir Propp’s analysis of Russian folk tales is known to have produced a semi-formal description of … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Stories tell us? Political narrative, demes, and the transmission of knowledge through culture J Hartley – Communication Research and Practice, 2015 – Taylor & Francis Related articles

Evolving expert knowledge bases: Applications of crowdsourcing and serious gaming to advance knowledge development for intelligent tutoring systems M Floryan – 2013 – Page 1. EVOLVING EXPERT KNOWLEDGE BASES: APPLICATIONS OF CROWDSOURCING AND SERIOUS GAMING TO ADVANCE KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT FOR INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEMS A Dissertation Presented By MARK FLORYAN … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

The narrative approach to personalisation O Conlan, A Staikopoulos, C Hampson… – New Review of …, 2013 – Taylor & Francis Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

[BOOK] How to grow a novel: The most common mistakes writers make and how to overcome them S Stein – 2014 – Page 1. “Stein is a fascinating guide and teacher. This should be required reading for all Booker Prize judges and about 90 percent of published authors. Everything you need is in this wonderful volume.” —The Daily Mail (London … Cited by 7 Related articles All 3 versions

Follow the Leader: a Scalable Approach for Realistic Group Behavior of Roaming NPCs in MMO Games D Maggiorini, LA Ripamonti… – Advances in Artificial Life, …, 2013 – … In Proc. of Other Players Conference, IT University, Copenhagen. Fairclough, C. and Cunningham, P. (2003). A Multiplayer Case Based Story Engine. Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Computer Science, TCD-CS-2003-43. gotoAndPlay() (2004). Smartfox server. … Related articles All 2 versions

Multi-agent Modeling Methods for Massivley Multi-Player On-Line Role-Playing Games I Tomi?i?, M Schatten – 38th International Convention Mipro 2015, 2015 – … Games and Simulation, at London, 2002. [17] C. Fairclough and P. Cunningham, “A multiplayer case based story engine,” Trinity College Dublin, Department of Computer Science, Tech. Rep., 2003. [18] H. Berger, M. Dittenbach …

[BOOK] Performing Digital: Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive D Carlin, L Vaughan – 2015 – Page 1. a) . ASHGATE Performing Digital Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive Edited by David Carlin and Laurene Waughan Page 2. Performing Digital Page 3. Digital research in the arts and Humanities Series Editors … Related articles

Supplementary Materials for “A Survey of Corpora in Computational and Cognitive Narrative Science” MA Finlayson – 2014 – TY – EJOUR. DB – Iris. LB – xxdramaction. N1 – X_NO_CORPUS. ST – Dramaction: History of the LNI. TI – Dramaction: History of the LNI. UR – improvisation/histoire-de-la-lni/. ID – 3262. ER -. TY – WEB. DB – Iris. … All 2 versions

Skald: Minstrel Reconstructed B Tearse, P Mawhorter, M Mateas… – … Intelligence and AI in …, 2014 – Page 1. Copyright (c) 2013 IEEE. Personal use is permitted. For any other purposes, permission must be obtained from the IEEE by emailing This article has been accepted for publication in a future issue of this journal, but has not been fully edited. … Cited by 2 Related articles

[BOOK] Between The Lines S Thorne – 2014 – Page 1. Facoltà di Scienze Linguistiche e Letterature Straniere LAUREA IN SCIENZE LINGUISTICHE CURRICULUM IN LINGUE E LETTERATURE STRANIERE Lingua Inglese – III anno BETWEENTHELINES Study materials …

Procedural content generation for games: A survey M Hendrikx, S Meijer, J Van Der Velden… – ACM Transactions on …, 2013 – Page 1. 1 Procedural Content Generation for Games: A Survey MARK HENDRIKX, SEBASTIAAN MEIJER, JOERI VAN DER VELDEN, and ALEXANDRU IOSUP, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands Hundreds of millions of people play computer games every day. … Cited by 83 Related articles All 16 versions

[BOOK] Writing and Producing Television Drama in Denmark: From The Kingdom to The Killing EN Redvall – 2013 – Page 1. Writing and Producing Television Drama in Denmark From The Kingdom to The Killing Eva Novrup Redvall Page 2. Writing and Producing Television Drama in Denmark Page 3. Palgrave Studies in Screenwriting Series … Cited by 9 Related articles All 3 versions

Security Information and Event Monitoring as a Service: a Survey on Current Concerns and Solutions O Wenge, U Lampe, C Rensing… – PIK-Praxis der …, 2014 – @article{ WLRS14, author = {Olga Wenge and Ulrich Lampe and Christoph Rensing and Ralf Steinmetz}, title = {Security Information and Event Monitoring as a Service: a Survey on Current Concerns and Solutions}, month = {Aug}, year = {2014}, journal = {PIK – Praxis der … All 2 versions

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