PROGRAM


Download conference program.

Conference Co-Chairs:

  • Marc Cavazza (University of Teesside, UK),
  • Stéphane Donikian (INRIA Rennes, France)

Wednesday 5 December

13h00

14h00

Registration

14h00
-
15h30

Session 1 – Authoring Tools and Story Models

 

  • Cyril Brom, Vít Šisler, Tomáš Holan. Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Story Manager in Europe 2045 Uses Petri Nets

  • Mei Yii Lim, Ruth Aylett. Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Narrative Construction in a Mobile Tour Guide

  • José L. Fuertes, Angel L. González, Gonzalo Mariscal, Carlos Ruiz. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Developing Virtual Storytellers for the Virtual Alhambra

15h30

16h00

Coffee break

16h00
-
17h30

Session 2 – Behaviour Modelling

 

  • Laurence Perron. FT R&D, Lannion, France

What gestures to perform a Collaborative Storytelling?

  • lCyril Brom 1, Klára Pešková 1, Jirí Lukavský 2. 1: Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. 2: Institute of Psychology, Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

What does your actor remember? Towards characters with a full episodic memory

  • Nicolas Szilas. TECFA, University of Geneva, Switzerland

BEcool: Towards an Author Friendly Behaviour Engine

18h00
-
20h00

Wine & Cheese PartyPoster & Demo Session

 

  • Federico Peinado, Álvaro Navarro. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

    RCEI: An API for Remote Control of Narrative Environments

  • Guylain Delmas, Ronan Champagnat, Michel Augeraud. University of La Rochelle, France

    Bringing interactivity into Campbells Heros Journey

  • Federico Peinado, Pablo Gervás. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Automatic Direction of Interactive Storytelling: Formalizing the Game Master Paradigm

  • Ruth Aylett 1, Marco Vala 2, Pedro Sequeira 2, Ana Paiva 2. 1 Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. 2 INESC-ID, Portugal

FearNot! an emergent narrative approach to virtual dramas for anti-bullying education

  • Stefan Rank, Paolo Petta. Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna, Austria

From ActAffAct to BehBehBeh: Increasing Affective Detail in a Story-World

  • Fred Charles 1, Samuel Lemercier 1, Thurid Vogt 2, Nikolaus Bee 2, Maurizio Mancini 3, Jérôme Urbain 4, Marc Price 5, Elisabeth André 2, Catherine Pelachaud 3, Marc Cavazza 1. 1: University of Teesside, UK. 2: Augsburg University, Germany. 3: IUT of Montreuil, University Paris VIII, France. 4: Faculté Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium. 5: BBC Research, Surrey, UK

Affective Interactive Narrative in the CALLAS Project

  • Olivier Delerue 1, Stéphane Donikian 2, Gildas Clénet 2. 1: IRCAM, France. 2: INRIA Rennes, France

Creating interactive poly-artistic works: the ConceptMove project

 

 

Thursday 6 December

09h00
-
10h30

Session 3 – Authoring Tools and Story Models

 

  • Martyn Dade-Robertson. Culture Lab, Newcastle University, UK

Visual Scenario Representation in the Context of a Tool for Interactive Storytelling

  • Ulrike Spierling. FH Erfurt, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Adding Aspects of Implicit Creation to the Authoring Process in Interactive Storytelling

  • James Skorupski 1, Lakshmi Jayapalan 2, Sheena Marquez 2, Michael Mateas 2. 1: University of California, Santa Cruz, USA. 2 Electronic Arts

    Wide Ruled: A Friendly Interface to Author-Goal Based Story Generation

10h30
-
11h00

Coffee break

11h00
-
12h00

Keynote Speaker 1

 

  • Riccardo Leonardi, Professor, Facoltà di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy

    A Possible Approach to Automatic Video Storytelling

12h00
-
14h00

Lunch

14h00
-
15h30

Invited Session: Related EU Projects

 

  • Doug Williams 1, Ian Kegel 1, Marian Ursu 2, Nico Pals 3, Andra Leurdijk 3. 1: BT Research and Venturing, Ipswich, UK, 2: University of London, UK, 3: TNO, Delft, The Netherlands

Experiments with the Production of ShapeShifting Media: Summary Findings from the Project NM2 (NewMillennium, New Media)

  • Martin Flintham 1, Gabriella Giannachi 2, Steve Benford 1 , Matt Adams 3. 1: Mixed Reality 2: Laboratory, University of Nottingham, UK. 2: Centre for Intermedia, University of Exeter, UK. 3: Blast Theory, Brighton, UK

Day of the Figurines: Supporting Episodic Storytelling on Mobile Phones

  • Eric Menou 1, Martyn Dade-Robertson. 1: Virtual Reality & Simulation Department, CS Systèmes d’Information, Toulouse, France. 2: Newcastle University, UK

INSCAPE, An authoring environment for interactive stories

15h30
-
16h00

Coffee break

16h00
-
17h00

Invited Talk

 

  • Werner JANUSCH, Project Officer, European Commission, Directorate-General Information Society and Media - Content and Knowledge    

ICT-2007.4.2 (ICT-2007.4.4) Intelligent content and semantics. Overview of the projects selected in the call 1 and presentation of the call 3

From 17h30

Departure to « Malouinière de la Ville Bague »
and Gala Dinner

 

Friday 7 December

09h00
-
10h30

Session 4 – User Interactivity

 

  • Ruth Aylett, Sandy Louchart. Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Being there: Participants and Spectators in Interactive Narrative

  • Narichika Hamaguichi 1, Hiroyuki Kaneko 1, Mamoru Doke 2, Seiki Inoue 1. 1: Science & Technical Research Laboratories, Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. 2: NHK Engineering Services, Tokyo, Japan

Linkin TV4U: Text-based Production and TV-like Representation for Hyperlinked Video Blogging

  • Kaoru Sumi. National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Anime Blog for Collecting Animation Data

10h30
-
11h00

Coffee break

11h00
-
12h00

Keynote Speaker 2

 

  • Alain Berthoz, Professor, Collège de France (Laboratoire de la Physiologie de la Perception et de l’Action), Paris, France

   Neural basis of the perception of space, movement and emotions

12h00
-
14h00

Lunch

14h00
-
15h00

Panel: Is Interactive Storytelling ready for real-world applications ?

 

  1. Alex Whittaker (Eidos Interactive)
  2. Marc Price (BBC R&D)
  3. Marc Cavazza (School of Computing and Mathematic, University of Teesside)

15h00
-
15h30

Closing session (Prizes, announcements)