The IRIS Network of Excellence: Integrating Research in Interactive Storytelling

  • Marc Cavazza
  • Stéphane Donikian
  • Marc Christie
  • Ulrike Spierling
  • Nicolas Szilas
  • Peter Vorderer
  • Tilo Hartmann
  • Christoph Klimmt
  • Elisabeth André
  • Ronan Champagnat
  • Paolo Petta
  • Patrick Olivier
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5334)


Interactive Storytelling is a major endeavour to develop new media which could offer a radically new user experience, with a potential to revolutionise digital entertainment. European research in Interactive Storytelling has played a leading role in the development of the field, and this creates a unique opportunity to strengthen its position even further by structuring collaboration between some of its main actors. IRIS (Integrating Research in Interactive Storytelling) aims at creating a virtual centre of excellence that will be able to progress the understanding of fundamental aspects of Interactive Storytelling and the development of corresponding technologies.


Narrative Formalisms Planning Authoring Tools Character Animation Camera Control Interactive Storytelling Interactive Narrative 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Cavazza
    • 1
  • Stéphane Donikian
    • 2
  • Marc Christie
    • 2
  • Ulrike Spierling
    • 3
  • Nicolas Szilas
    • 4
  • Peter Vorderer
    • 5
  • Tilo Hartmann
    • 5
  • Christoph Klimmt
    • 5
  • Elisabeth André
    • 6
  • Ronan Champagnat
    • 7
  • Paolo Petta
    • 8
  • Patrick Olivier
    • 9
  1. 1.School of ComputingUniversity of TeessideMiddlesbroughUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.IRISA/INRIARennesFrance
  3. 3.FH ErfurtUniversity of Applied SciencesErfurtGermany
  4. 4.TECFA, FPSEUniversity of GenevaGenève 4Switzerland
  5. 5.Center for Advanced Media Research Amsterdam (CAMeRA)VU University AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  6. 6.Institute of Computer ScienceUniversity of AugsburgAugsburgGermany
  7. 7.Pôle Sciences et TechnologiesUniversity of La RochelleLa RochelleFrance
  8. 8.Austrian Research Institute for Artificial IntelligenceViennaAustria
  9. 9.Culture Lab, School of Computing ScienceNewcastle UniversityNewcastle Upon TyneUnited Kingdom

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