Automatic plot generation framework for scenario creation

Yoji Kawano, Eichi Takaya, Kazuki Yamanobe, Satoshi Kurihara

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Abstract

Recently, the need for scenarios is increasing due to the increasing number of large-scale games, and the development of an automatic plot generation framework is needed to reduce a scenario writer’s workload. In previous studies, the main focus was to output the complete scenario from scratch. However, there is a problem in that the story does not have a degree of freedom and loses diversity, which is needed to avoid the breakdown of a story. In this study, we aim to generate stories with a high degree of freedom without any breakdown. We regard a story as a hierarchical structure and use a structural theory method to gradually generate the scenario. We performed an evaluation experiment where we generated the plot, which is the first stage of scenario generation, automatically using the thirteen-phase theory, which is a type of scenario structure. The results of the evaluation demonstrate that it was possible to automatically generate something close to a plot created by a scenario writer.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInteractive Storytelling - 11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2018, Proceedings
EditorsRebecca Rouse, Mads Haahr, Hartmut Koenitz
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages453-461
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9783030040277
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jan 1
Event11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2018 - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: 2018 Dec 52018 Dec 8

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume11318 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

Other

Other11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2018
CountryIreland
CityDublin
Period18/12/518/12/8

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Hierarchical Structure
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Keywords

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Automatic story generation
  • Hierarchical structure of stories

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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Kawano, Y., Takaya, E., Yamanobe, K., & Kurihara, S. (2018). Automatic plot generation framework for scenario creation. In R. Rouse, M. Haahr, & H. Koenitz (Eds.), Interactive Storytelling - 11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2018, Proceedings (pp. 453-461). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 11318 LNCS). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04028-4_52

Automatic plot generation framework for scenario creation. / Kawano, Yoji; Takaya, Eichi; Yamanobe, Kazuki; Kurihara, Satoshi.

Interactive Storytelling - 11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2018, Proceedings. ed. / Rebecca Rouse; Mads Haahr; Hartmut Koenitz. Springer Verlag, 2018. p. 453-461 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 11318 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Kawano, Y, Takaya, E, Yamanobe, K & Kurihara, S 2018, Automatic plot generation framework for scenario creation. in R Rouse, M Haahr & H Koenitz (eds), Interactive Storytelling - 11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2018, Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 11318 LNCS, Springer Verlag, pp. 453-461, 11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2018, Dublin, Ireland, 18/12/5. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04028-4_52
Kawano Y, Takaya E, Yamanobe K, Kurihara S. Automatic plot generation framework for scenario creation. In Rouse R, Haahr M, Koenitz H, editors, Interactive Storytelling - 11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2018, Proceedings. Springer Verlag. 2018. p. 453-461. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04028-4_52
Kawano, Yoji ; Takaya, Eichi ; Yamanobe, Kazuki ; Kurihara, Satoshi. / Automatic plot generation framework for scenario creation. Interactive Storytelling - 11th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2018, Proceedings. editor / Rebecca Rouse ; Mads Haahr ; Hartmut Koenitz. Springer Verlag, 2018. pp. 453-461 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)).
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