Formal Encoding of Drama Ontology

  • Rossana Damiano
  • Vincenzo Lombardo
  • Antonio Pizzo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3805)


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. Based on the structural accounts provided from traditional drama analysis, the theory proposed in this paper exploits an agent-based perspective on characters to provide a goal-based characterization of dramatic qualities.


Multiagent System Interactive Drama Digital Storytelling Plot Structure Embody Conversational Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rossana Damiano
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vincenzo Lombardo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Antonio Pizzo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica and CIRMATorinoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Discipline Artistichedella Musica e dell’Arte and CIRMATorinoItaly

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