AAAI Publications, Ninth Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference

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Reader-Model-Based Story Generation
Peter Mawhorter

Last modified: 2013-11-13


Several existing systems have used reader models for story generation, but they have focused on either interactive contexts or pure discourse-level manipulation. I intend to buid a reader-model story generator that not only applies reader modelling to full plot generation, but which also draws on theories about intentionality and emotions put forward by Lisa Zunshine, Keith Oatley, and Raymond Mar. To evaluate the contributions of the reader model, I'll compare it with human-authored stories using measures of reader engagement. I'll also run the model on human-authored stories and compare the results to a human gold-standard analysis.


Story Generation, Reader Modelling

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