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Analysis of Japanese folktales for the purpose of story generation

Takanori Kato, Takenori Wama, Koji Miyazaki, Ryohei Nakatsu
2008 2008 First IEEE International Conference on Ubi-Media Computing  
To determine the number of motions that need to be prepared for the system, we carried out an analysis of the verbs that appear in Japanese folktales.  ...  Based on the analysis of 50 representative Japanese folktales, we found that the total number of verbs used is more than 2,000.  ...  Conclusion We have analyzed the verbs appearing in 50 representative Japanese folktales for the purpose of developing an automatic story-generation system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/umedia.2008.4570933 fatcat:cxrx5bhhy5azvisqquqdsmdxfa

Analysis of Japanese Folktales for the Purpose of Story Generation [chapter]

Takaaki Kato, Takenori Wama, Koji Miyazaki, Ryohei Nakatsu
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
To determine the number of motions that need to be prepared for the system, we carried out an analysis of the verbs that appear in Japanese folktales.  ...  Based on the analysis of 50 representative Japanese folktales, we found that the total number of verbs used is more than 2,000.  ...  Conclusion We have analyzed the verbs appearing in 50 representative Japanese folktales for the purpose of developing an automatic story-generation system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89222-9_8 fatcat:y3abzlxpxzcj7a22nglttxh4ta

Analysis of Japanese folktales for the purpose of story generation

Takaaki Kato, Koji Miyazaki, Ryohei Nakatsu
2008 Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts - DIMEA '08  
To determine the number of motions that need to be prepared for the system, we carried out an analysis of the verbs that appear in Japanese folktales.  ...  Based on the analysis of 50 representative Japanese folktales, we found that the total number of verbs used is more than 2,000.  ...  Conclusion We have analyzed the verbs appearing in 50 representative Japanese folktales for the purpose of developing an automatic story-generation system.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1413634.1413707 dblp:conf/dimea/KatoMN08 fatcat:gu4q7darzbetdmo4mxqwr4wslq

Analysis and generation of Japanese folktales based on Vladimir Propp's methodology

Takenori Wama, Ryohei Nakatsu
2008 2008 First IEEE International Conference on Ubi-Media Computing  
We aim to develop an automatic generation of interactive stories. For this aim, we have analyzed Japanese folktales. In this area, there exists famous research conducted by Vladimir Propp.  ...  Here, we tried to analyze about 20 Japanese folktales adopting his method and found several interesting facts that differentiate Japanese folktales from those of Russia.  ...  In addition, we should not only make a database of "stories" according to their "function" segmentations but also develop a support system for story generation using our own way of concatenating short  ... 
doi:10.1109/umedia.2008.4570929 fatcat:hx4db5vb3bhmdoeacsg7ox3jyu

Concept and Construction of an Interactive Folktale System [chapter]

Kozi Miyazaki, Yurika Nagai, Takenori Wama, Ryohei Nakatsu
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
They can appreciate the generation of original tales and variations. Also they can interact with the story by communicating with its characters or by playing one of the characters.  ...  Moreover, they can easily create a new folktale by changing the original story or by describing a new story.  ...  Analysis of Japanese Folktales Based on the above hypothesis we analyzed fifty Japanese folktales and found that about fifty functions are enough to cover the stories in Japanese folktales.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74873-1_20 fatcat:jze6eombbbhnvazznvud63d44i

Concept and construction of an interactive folktale system

Koji Miyazaki, Yurika Nagai, Ryohei Nakatsu
2007 Proceedings of the 2nd international conference on Digital interactive media in entertainment and arts - DIMEA '07  
They can appreciate the generation of original tales and variations. Also they can interact with the story by communicating with its characters or by playing one of the characters.  ...  Moreover, they can easily create a new folktale by changing the original story or by describing a new story.  ...  Analysis of Japanese Folktales Based on the above hypothesis we analyzed fifty Japanese folktales and found that about fifty functions are enough to cover the stories in Japanese folktales.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1306813.1306835 dblp:conf/dimea/MiyazakiNN07 fatcat:su3ab2e255ghzpdd4eu6q4xx7u

A Comparative Study: The Folktale of Jaka Tarub (Indonesia) and Tanabata (Japan)

Ratu Wardarita, Guruh Puspo Negoro
2017 Advances in Language and Literary Studies  
This research aimed to discover the similarities and differences of the story structure and cultural element of the two folktales.  ...  The result of this study indicated that there was both similarities and differences of story structure and cultural element.  ...  term for common tales, and (3) waraibanashi is the Japanese term for the funny tales.  ... 
doi:10.7575/aiac.alls.v.8n.6p.1 fatcat:2ho3kbcja5gvvc6eb3kclnqrgq

The Accepted Outsider: A New Interpretation of The Folktale of Momotaro

Robi Wibowo
2021 Izumi  
This approach is to look at the forms of structure or 'logic' used in the folktale of Momotaro, more specifically the logic about the meaning of outsiders for Japanese society.  ...  Folktale is something that reflects the structure of thinking of society. Therefore, the folktale of Momotaro was examined to reveal the thinking structure covered in the story.  ...  Science Culture UGM and the Deputy for the aid in the form of funding the study.  ... 
doi:10.14710/izumi.10.2.292-303 fatcat:hvvwzbpnsvbhjgwbhu7gbu2tt4

The Folktale.Stith Thompson

Margaret Park Redfield
1947 American Journal of Sociology  
The folktale defined as “the traditional prose tale—the story which has been handed down from generation to genera- tion either in writing or by word of mouth”—is seen as a universal phenomenon.  ...  of the great folktales of the world, not only for their own interest as stories but also as important elements of culture; and (3) to indi- cate the goals of the student of the narratives and the methods  ... 
doi:10.1086/220129 fatcat:cy4fbvkj7ralnb2llypf2kbuya

The Concept of Environment in Folktales from Different Cultures: Analysis of Content and Visuals

Berat Ahi, Dilara Yaya, Sibel Ozsoy
2014 International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education  
The research methodology for this study is content analysis that includes methods of qualitative data collection and analysis.  ...  As result of the content analysis 15 folktales' subjects are identified as nature-human interaction, negative attitudes towards the environment, pollution, natural life and elements of nature.  ...  Data Analysis In the analysis of the texts and visuals of the folktales, interpretative content analysis method was employed.  ... 
doi:10.18497/iejee-green.64123 fatcat:wx4rewc355cnjhssrhuqtdvcvm

Safeguarding Malaysian Folktale Through Adventure Game

Asmidah Alwi, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Harryizman Harun, Azliza Othman, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Universiti Utara Malaysia
2019 Jurnal Komunikasi Malaysian Journal of Communication  
Inopportunely, this heritage is slowly being forgotten by the younger generations especially by teenagers. The study aims to safeguard local folktale through an adventure game made for teenagers.  ...  Malaysia is prosperous with folktale, which is traditionally diffused verbally from generation to generation.  ...  CONCLUSION As emphasised earlier, a folktale is a story told and passed down for generations (oral and literary), and it carries the wisdom of the many generations like no other media.  ... 
doi:10.17576/jkmjc-2019-3502-27 fatcat:pmbxfemwuresxbrcnxde3dq76y

Folktales and Other References in Toriyama's Dragon Ball

Xavier Mínguez-López
2014 Animation  
analysis and for Literary Education.  ...  The fact that Dragon Ball is of Japanese origin makes its analysis more difficult from a Western point of view but it also increases its appeal.  ...  References to Journey to the West intersect with the Japanese love for Chinese martial arts movies in general and in particular those of Jackie Chan (Levi, 2006: 82-83) .  ... 
doi:10.1177/1746847713519386 fatcat:ejbbbmqbtvhd5cseywm6voph74

ARIMBAY'S VERBAL LORE: AN ANTHOLOGY OF FOLKTALES

May Antoinette Imran
2020 Bicol University Research and Development Journal  
The Labovian and literary approaches for the structural and textual analysis were employed to identify structural patterns, themes, beliefs, values, cultural practices and traditions discernible from the  ...  This study revealed that the environment plays a major influence in the creation, transmission and diffusion of varied types of folktales, while the life of a folktale largely depends upon its narrators  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The researcher would like to thank Bicol University College of Arts and Letters, Bicol University Research and Development Center, Arimbay Research Team and the people of Arimbay.  ... 
doi:10.47789/burdj.mbtcbbgs.20172001.1 fatcat:ylntpkau4vdslmcbx7w7euouou

The Land of the Dead – International Motifs in the Oldest Work of Japanese Literature

Danijela Vasić
2010 TRANS-  
analysis this scholar thoroughly discusses the myth of the god Izanaki's escape from the land of the dead, as one of the most impressive examples to serve his purpose of illustrating this motif.  ...  It generates the celestial gods who number eight million in total. 3 They are presided by the supreme deity of the Japanese pantheon, the Great Sun Goddess Amaterasu.  ...  Notes 1 Chinese reading of the Japanese word kami no michi, meaning "the way of the gods." latest is the translation of the Kojiki from the Old Japanese, in collaboration with colleagues from the Group  ... 
doi:10.4000/trans.393 fatcat:zwtwg75ek5am5e2c7woxjuxcxe

Enhancing Thai EFL Students' EFL Vocabulary Knowledge through the Use of Task-Based Language Teaching and Storytelling Technique Adopting Thai Folktales

Khomkrit Tachom
2021 Asian Journal of Education and Training  
This study aimed to examine the development of EFL students' vocabulary knowledge adopting a task-based method with 32 Thai students who enrolled in an English for Communication course at a university  ...  The results of this study indicate that the students learned English vocabulary in an engaging and meaningful way through storytelling; therefore, the students' vocabulary retention is likely high.  ...  The most important purpose is for participants to learn more about their culture and to contribute to its preservation by telling folktales.  ... 
doi:10.20448/journal.522.2021.74.235.243 fatcat:mwbfa4htnfgpzgl2tgzhkw2hqa
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