Exploring Narrative Interpretation and Adaptation for Interactive Story Creation

  • Ulrike Spierling
  • Steve Hoffmann
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6432)

Abstract

Adaptation of stories – as a translation between media, such as literature and film – is explored for genres of interactive storytelling that make use of highly-interactive and user-adaptive technology. A concrete case study of transforming and abstracting a Hemingway short story is discussed in detail. The conclusion is that even though Interactive Storytelling content has to follow formal models, these cannot be derived from a written narrative alone and need story creators’ input in order to work for interactivity.

Keywords

interactive storytelling adaptation authoring creation process 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrike Spierling
    • 1
  • Steve Hoffmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty DCSMHochschule RheinMain, University of Applied SciencesWiesbadenGermany

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