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Agents' Interaction in Virtual Storytelling [chapter]

Marc Cavazza, Fred Charles, Steven J. Mead
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we describe a fully implemented prototype for interactive storytelling using the Unreal™ engine.  ...  Using a sit-com like scenario as an example of how the dynamic interactions between agents and/or the user dramatise the emerging story.  ...  Introduction: Character-based Storytelling Interactive Storytelling is one of the most challenging applications for Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA).  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44812-8_13 fatcat:4dpftwfl2naozhyb5tfhrekgti

Interacting with Virtual Agents in Mixed Reality Interactive Storytelling [chapter]

Marc Cavazza, Olivier Martin, Fred Charles, Steven J. Mead, Xavier Marichal
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Introduction User interaction with virtual agents generally takes place in virtual environments in which there is clear separation between the virtual actors and the user, due to the fact that in most  ...  In this paper, we discuss some specificities of user interaction with virtual actors in Mixed Reality Interactive Storytelling.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39396-2_39 fatcat:h2rzuqzerfh4jbqoo5sofygoii

Interacting with virtual characters in interactive storytelling

Marc Cavazza, Fred Charles, Steven J. Mead
2002 Proceedings of the first international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems part 1 - AAMAS '02  
In this paper, we describe user interaction in a fully-implemented prototype of an interactive storytelling system.  ...  In recent years, several paradigms have emerged for interactive storytelling. In character-based storytelling, plot generation is based on the behaviour of autonomous characters.  ...  PLAN-BASED BEHAVIOURS IN INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING There is a broad agreement on the use of planning techniques for describing high-level behaviour of autonomous agents embodied in virtual environments,  ... 
doi:10.1145/544741.544819 dblp:conf/atal/CavazzaCM02 fatcat:iw6jsro63jdvnevq6vipg23in4

Interacting with virtual characters in interactive storytelling

Marc Cavazza, Fred Charles, Steven J. Mead
2002 Proceedings of the first international joint conference on Autonomous agents and multiagent systems part 1 - AAMAS '02  
In this paper, we describe user interaction in a fully-implemented prototype of an interactive storytelling system.  ...  In recent years, several paradigms have emerged for interactive storytelling. In character-based storytelling, plot generation is based on the behaviour of autonomous characters.  ...  PLAN-BASED BEHAVIOURS IN INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING There is a broad agreement on the use of planning techniques for describing high-level behaviour of autonomous agents embodied in virtual environments,  ... 
doi:10.1145/544818.544819 fatcat:3sgoxzmr4rg7ngkx2mqy3wpcwy

Fuzzy cognitive goal net for interactive storytelling plot design

Yundong Cai, Chunyan Miao, Ah-Hwee Tan, Zhiqi Shen
2006 Proceedings of the 2006 ACM SIGCHI international conference on Advances in computer entertainment technology - ACE '06  
Based on the interactive storytelling engine, a prototype system, namely "illness investigation in Singapore River City", was implemented in the virtual environment, in which the story of illness investigation  ...  Interactive storytelling attracts a lot of research interests among the interactive entertainments in recent years.  ...  [8] creates an agent architecture to conduct virtual interactive storytelling.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1178823.1178890 dblp:conf/ACMace/CaiMTS06 fatcat:acmvlzq4cvfbrpljkgc67vulnu

The virtual storyteller

Mariët Theune, Sander Faas, Anton Nijholt, Dirk Heylen
2002 ACM SIGGROUP Bulletin  
INTERACTIVITY In the present version of the Virtual Storyteller, the user cannot influence the story creation process, but for future versions we envisage various forms of interactivity.  ...  CONCLUSIONS In our approach to virtual storytelling, the characters are implemented as intelligent, semi-autonomous agents.  ... 
doi:10.1145/962185.962193 fatcat:3vbmlyciana7ffgzzzdsdvgkqa

Facial Expressions of Appraisals Displayed by a Virtual Storyteller for Children [chapter]

Nesrine Fourati, Adeline Richard, Sylvain Caillou, Nicolas Sabouret, Jean-Claude Martin, Emilie Chanoni, Celine Clavel
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present a framework for an expressive virtual storyteller for children. Our virtual storyteller displays facial expressions of appraisals related to story events.  ...  We discuss the impact of facial expressions of appraisals on children's memorization of story events, their perception of characters' appraisals, their subjective perception of the virtual storyteller  ...  The authors would like to thank Matthieu Courgeon for his help in the development of our virtual storyteller.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47665-0_21 fatcat:ngps2ncyorhrfce5ppycaoroxi

Designing Interactive Storytelling: A Virtual Environment for Personal Experience Narratives [chapter]

Ilda Ladeira, Gary Marsden, Lesley Green
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The VE places the user as an audience member in a virtual group listening to two storytelling agents capable of two forms of interactivity: (1) User Questions: users can input (via typing) questions to  ...  We detail the design of an interactive virtual environment (VE) which was inspired by a three month ethnography of real-life oral storytelling.  ...  Our findings inspired the design and implementation of a storytelling prototype as a virtual environment (VE) containing interactive storytelling agents.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23771-3_32 fatcat:hozhhpg3bzbgvmmk2sr6urd5xm

The Interplay between Form, Story, and History: The Use of Narrative in Cultural and Educational Virtual Reality [chapter]

Maria Roussou
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper attempts to review examples of the use of storytelling and narrative in immersive virtual reality worlds.  ...  on characteristics inherent to virtual reality, such as immersion, interactivity, representation, and illusion.  ...  The use of intelligent agents for storytelling purposes in virtual environments presents an attempt to simulate these human qualities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45420-9_20 fatcat:c7v6zqjxv5gevhztcrtp6p73xi

The 'Interactive' of Interactive Storytelling: Customizing the Gaming Experience [chapter]

Barbaros Bostan, Tim Marsh
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In conducting an analysis of interactive storytelling systems, we propose a user-centered approach to interactive storytelling by defining different customization levels for an optimum gaming experience  ...  In this article, we define interactive storytelling as a gaming experience where the form and content of the game is customized in real time and tailored to the preferences and needs of the player to maximixe  ...  of virtual agents.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15399-0_63 fatcat:5jxe3iqyqvbwph37wqtbv2im44

Knowledge-based conversational agents and virtual storytelling

Paul Tarau, Elizabeth Figa
2004 Proceedings of the 2004 ACM symposium on Applied computing - SAC '04  
application to voice enabled chatbots in a virtual storytelling environment.  ...  An example of conversational agent with speech capabilities is deployed on the Web at  ...  This paper has described a logic programming based agent architecture for knowledge-intensive conversational agents deployed as self-contained Web services.  ... 
doi:10.1145/967900.967913 dblp:conf/sac/TarauF04 fatcat:pohvikouyrcspnh6tddavctnwq

Interactive narration with a child: impact of prosody and facial expressions

Ovidiu Șerban, Mukesh Barange, Sahba Zojaji, Alexandre Pauchet, Adeline Richard, Emilie Chanoni
2017 Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction - ICMI 2017  
Intelligent Virtual Agents are suitable means for interactive storytelling for children. The engagement level of child interaction with virtual agents is a challenging issue in this area.  ...  An experimental study in the context of interactive storytelling exploiting this platform is presented to evaluate the impact of agent prosody and facial expressions on child participation during storytelling  ...  In the following, we focus on child-agent interaction when the agent is a virtual narrator during interactive storytelling sessions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3136755.3136797 dblp:conf/icmi/SerbanBZPRC17 fatcat:esk6ppiznffnfhmn5yzlwu6qdy

Authorable virtual peers for children with autism

Andrea Tartaro
2007 CHI '07 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '07  
peer for children with autism; and (3) Evaluate the effectiveness of the system in improving reciprocal social interaction behaviors of children with autism.  ...  their own virtual humans.  ...  I would like to thank Justine Cassell, Darren Gergle, Gregory Abowd and all the members of the ArticuLab for their support and for challenging me to think about my work in new ways.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1240866.1240881 dblp:conf/chi/Tartaro07 fatcat:rbpt4sqxpra3hlqll3logwwrxe

Modeling User Empathy Elicited by a Robot Storyteller [article]

Leena Mathur, Micol Spitale, Hao Xi, Jieyun Li, Maja J Matarić
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Virtual and robotic agents capable of perceiving human empathy have the potential to participate in engaging and meaningful human-machine interactions that support human well-being.  ...  Our research informs and motivates future development of empathy perception models that can be leveraged by virtual and robotic agents during human-machine interactions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research was supported by the National Science Foundation Expedition in Computing Grant NSF IIS-1139148, the University of Southern California, and the European Institute of Innovation  ... 
arXiv:2107.14345v1 fatcat:5cq5feoyzzc5da45vaguyhv6gq

Using Narrative Cases to Author Interactive Story Content [chapter]

Ivo Swartjes
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Interactive storytelling is a rapidly emerging field that tries to reconcile story-like experiences with user control.  ...  It also discusses how such input knowledge can be a source of inspiration for agents in an emergent narrative simulation to improve its potential for story development.  ...  in the Virtual Storyteller already run.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74873-1_24 fatcat:kgfdwtp7wjafveux7elcbfma7e
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