Proactive Mediation in Plan-Based Narrative Environments

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Proactive Mediation in Plan-Based Narrative Environments
Abstract. In interactive plan-based narrative environments, user's actions must be monitored to ensure that conditions necessary for the execution of narrative plans are not compromised. In the Mimesis system, management of user actions is performed on a reactionary basis by a process called mediation. In this paper, we describe an extension to this approach, proactive mediation, which calculates responses to user input in an anticipatory manner. A proactive mediation module accepts as input a plan describing the actions being performed by the user (generated by a plan recognition system) and identi es portions of that plan that jeopardize the causal structure of the overall narrative. Once these portions are identi ed, proactive mediation generates modi cations to the narrative plan structure that avoid the unwanted interaction between user and story. This extension to the original mediation algorithm provides more responses to a user's actions and generates responses that a...
Justin Harris, R. Michael Young
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Updated 28 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2005
Where IVA
Authors Justin Harris, R. Michael Young
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