StoryStream: Unrestricted Mobile Exploration of City Neighbourhoods Enriched by the Oral Presentation of User-Generated Stories

  • Tyrone Vriesede
  • Frank Nack
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7069)


In this paper we present the StoryStream system, a mobile application that constructs a documentary type of narrative of user generated non-fiction stories, which are orally presented to a visitor of a neighbourhood while he or she freely explores the surroundings. The aim of the system is to enhance the exploration experience by providing context related information that adapts to the information interests of the user.


Mobile storytelling location-based narrativity context city exploration oral storytelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tyrone Vriesede
    • 1
  • Frank Nack
    • 1
  1. 1.ISLAUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamNetherlands

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