Virtual Storytelling of Cooperative Activities in a Theatre of Work

  • Leonie Schäfer
  • Wolfgang Prinz
  • Amanda Oldroyd
  • Lesley Gavin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2197)


DocuDrama offers the generation of interactive narratives which are based on activities in a collaborative virtual environment. DocuDrama develops a model for the creation and enactment of narratives derived from the history of documents and interactions between people. It investigates how a narrative can be constructed from this information in a way appropriate for both the intended audience and the message to be conveyed. DocuDrama offers a choice of replay options which depend on the user’s situation and preferences. We apply this approach within TOWER, a Theatre of Work, which allows project members to be aware of project relevant activities as well as to establish social relationships to intensify team coherence.


Virtual Environment Virtual World Space Module Movie Clip Space Syntax 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonie Schäfer
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Prinz
    • 1
  • Amanda Oldroyd
    • 2
  • Lesley Gavin
    • 3
  1. 1.GMD - German National Research Center for Information TechnologySchloss BirlinghovenSankt AugustinGermany
  2. 2.BTexact TechnologiesMartlesham HeathIpswichUK
  3. 3.VR Centre for the Built EnvironmentUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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