AAAI Publications, Ninth Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference

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Toward Character Role Assignment for Natural Language Stories
Josep Valls-Vargas, Santiago Ontañón, Jichen Zhu

Last modified: 2013-11-13


In this paper we propose a method for automatically assigning narrative roles to characters in stories. To achieve this goal our proposal is to combine natural language processing techniques with domain knowledge extracted from Propp's morphology of the folktale. We use a matrix that encodes the narrative domain knowledge representing the interactions between character roles.


computational narrative; natural language processing; propp; nlp;

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