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Unscripted Narrative for Affectively Driven Characters
May/June 2006 (vol. 26 no. 3)
pp. 42-52
Ruth Aylett, Heriot-Watt University
Sandy Louchart, Heriot-Watt University
Joao Dias, INESC-ID
Ana Paiva, INESC-ID
Marco Vala, INESC-ID
Sarah Woods, University Hertfordshire
Lynne Hall, University Sunderland
The article presents requirements for the design of unscripted (emergent) dramas based on research into role-playing games. It considers the FearNot! demonstrator in antibullying education as a sample implementation, describing the architecture of its affectively driven, intelligent, autonomous characters. It presents a comparative evaluation of the unscripted version against an earlier scripted version and examines related work and further development of the emergent narrative approach.

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Index Terms:
AI, autonomous agents, emotion modeling
Ruth Aylett, Sandy Louchart, Joao Dias, Ana Paiva, Marco Vala, Sarah Woods, Lynne Hall, "Unscripted Narrative for Affectively Driven Characters," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 42-52, May-June 2006, doi:10.1109/MCG.2006.71
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