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Moral Values in Narrative Characters: An Experiment in the Generation of Moral Emotions

  • Cristina Battaglino
  • Rossana Damiano
  • Vincenzo Lombardo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8832)

Abstract

In this paper, we model a set of narrative scenarios, taken from well known literary works, and show how they require the role of moral values to generate the appropriate emotions for the characters. For each example, we compare the generated emotions with and without moral values and show how the absence of moral values would lead to an insufficient moral range.

Keywords

Literary Work Human Tester Moral Emotion Agent Architecture Moral Valence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cristina Battaglino
    • 1
  • Rossana Damiano
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Lombardo
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica and CIRMAUniversità degli Studi di TorinoItaly

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