Computing Inspiration: i.plot

  • Naoko Tosa
  • Seigow Matsuoka
  • Ryohei Nakatsu
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 279)


In this paper we treat the theme of "the future of narrative." In examining how a computer can inspire with humor and wisdom, we studied the hidden relationships and contextual emergence of language. Pursuing a vision of the future where people will have conversations with robots, we not only display the results visually, but also have a robot agent convey inspiration and emotional content to users.


Emotional Content Robot Agent Hide Relationship Interactive Narrativity Emergent Context 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naoko Tosa
    • 1
  • Seigow Matsuoka
    • 2
  • Ryohei Nakatsu
    • 3
  1. 1.Academic Center for Computing and Media StudiesKyoto UniveristyYoshida-Nihon-Matsu, SakyoJapan
  2. 2.Editorial Engineering Laboratory7-6-64 Akasaka Minato-kuJapan
  3. 3.Interactive Digital Media InstituteNational University of SingaporeSingapore

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