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An Objective Character Believability Evaluation Procedure for Multi-agent Story Generation Systems

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An Objective Character Believability Evaluation Procedure for Multi-agent Story Generation Systems
Abstract. The ability to generate narrative is of importance to computer systems that wish to use story effectively for entertainment, training, or education. One of the focuses of intelligent virtual agent research in general and story generation research in particular is how to make agents/characters more lifelike and compelling. However, one question that invariably comes up is: Is the generated story good? An easier question to tackle is whether a reader/viewer of a generated story perceives certain essential attributes such as causal coherence and character believability. Character believability is the perception that story world characters are acting according to their own beliefs, desires, and intentions. We present a novel procedure for objectively evaluating stories generated for multiple agents/characters with regard to character intentionality – an important aspect of character believability. The process transforms generated stories into a standardized model of story compr...
Mark O. Riedl, R. Michael Young
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Type Conference
Year 2005
Where IVA
Authors Mark O. Riedl, R. Michael Young
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