Social Interaction for Interactive Storytelling

  • Edirlei Soares de Lima
  • Bruno Feijó
  • Cesar T. Pozzer
  • Angelo E. M. Ciarlini
  • Simone D. J. Barbosa
  • Antonio L. Furtado
  • Fabio A. Guilherme da Silva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7522)

Abstract

In recent years interactive narratives emerged as a new form of digital entertainment, allowing users to interact and change stories according to their own desires. In this paper, we explore the use of social networks as a way of interaction in interactive narratives. We present the interaction interface of an interactive storytelling system that allows users to interact and change stories through social networks. To validate our approach we conducted a user study with 24 participants. The preliminary results show that our method improved the user satisfaction and experience. The proposed methods can be adapted to other applications that require social interaction.

Keywords

Interactive Storytelling Social Networks Social Interaction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edirlei Soares de Lima
    • 1
  • Bruno Feijó
    • 1
  • Cesar T. Pozzer
    • 2
  • Angelo E. M. Ciarlini
    • 3
  • Simone D. J. Barbosa
    • 1
  • Antonio L. Furtado
    • 1
  • Fabio A. Guilherme da Silva
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsPUC-RioRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and ComputingUFSMSanta MariaBrazil
  3. 3.Department of Applied InformaticsUNIRIORio de JaneiroBrazil

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