Virtual Actors in Interactivated Storytelling

  • Ido A. Iurgel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2792)

Abstract

In interactive storytelling, adaptability to user interactions tends to decrease plot quality, and the absence of a main character impedes emotional immersion by identification. ”Interactivated stories” provide a framework for creating interactive narration out of traditional linear stories while retaining original plot quality and indirectly induced emotions. The faculty of involving the human participant in the social and emotional fabric of the story turns out to be the essential requirement for virtual actors in this context.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ido A. Iurgel
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  1. 1.ZGDV (Computer Graphics Center), Digital Storytelling DivisionDarmstadtGermany

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