Laying the Foundations for a Formal Theory of Drama

  • Rossana Damiano
  • Vincenzo Lombardo
  • Antonio Pizzo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3673)


The goal of this research is to lay the foundations for a formal theory of drama, that abstracts from the procedural and interactive aspects involved in the generation of dramatic content. The theory characterizes dramatic qualities by reconciling the structural accounts provided by traditional drama analysis with an agent-based perspective on characters.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rossana Damiano
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Lombardo
    • 1
  • Antonio Pizzo
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica and CIRMATorinoItaly
  2. 2.DAMS and CIRMATorinoItaly

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