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Making It Up as You Go Along – Improvising Stories for Pedagogical Purposes

  • Ruth Aylett
  • Rui Figueiredo
  • Sandy Louchart
  • João Dias
  • Ana Paiva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4133)

Abstract

We consider the issues involved in taking educational role-play into a virtual environment with intelligent graphical characters, who implement a cognitive appraisal system and autonomous action selection. Issues in organizing emergent narratives are discussed with respect to a Story Facilitator as well as the impact on the authoring process.

Keywords

Virtual Environment Autonomous Agent Action Tendency Character Goal Pedagogical Objective 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruth Aylett
    • 1
  • Rui Figueiredo
    • 2
  • Sandy Louchart
    • 1
  • João Dias
    • 2
  • Ana Paiva
    • 2
  1. 1.Heriot-Watt UniversityEdinburghUK
  2. 2.INESC-IDPorto SalvoPortugal

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