Integrating VR-Authoring and Context Sensing: Towards the Creation of Context-Aware Stories

  • Dennis Erdmann
  • Klaus Dorfmueller-Ulhaas
  • Elisabeth André
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4326)

Abstract

Recent progress in the area of sensor technology has enabled the development of context-aware systems that are able to dynamically adapt their behaviours to the current situation and the individual user. In this paper, we present a framework for a new generation of context-sensitive stories that dynamically adapt to changing environmental conditions and user states. The framework combines approaches to interactive storytelling with work on context toolkits that foster the rapid prototyping of context-aware applications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Erdmann
    • 1
  • Klaus Dorfmueller-Ulhaas
    • 1
  • Elisabeth André
    • 1
  1. 1.Multimedia Concepts and ApplicationsUniversity of AugsburgAugsburgGermany

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