Using Multiple Storylines for Presenting Large Information Networks

  • Zev Battad
  • Mei SiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10011)


Storytelling has always been an effective and intuitive method of exchanging information. In today’s world of large, open, structured data, storytelling can benefit the ways in which people explore and consume such information. In this work, we investigate this potential. In particular, methods for creating multiple interweaving storylines are explored for tying together possibly disparate veins of exploration in such large networks of information and helping maintain audience interest. This paper presents the algorithms for automatically generating interweaving storylines, followed by examples and discussions for future work.


Interactive narrative Multiple storylines Big data DBpedia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cognitive ScienceRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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