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Computational Narrative


FMX Conference


Computational Narrative

Sunday, 30 July, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles Convention Center - Room 152

This course summarizes seven critical aspects of computational narrative:

• Event-centric knowledge representation and reasoning of animated stories
• Graphical abstractions of story knowledge
• Visual storyboard interfaces for authoring animated stories
• Computational intelligence to facilitate story authoring
• Interactive Behavior Trees as a representation for interactive narratives
• Computational intelligence to support authoring interactive narratives
• Formal complexity analysis of interactive narratives




Basic knowledge of computer animation and artificial intelligence.

Intended Audience

Researchers and industry practitioners in games, computer animation, digital storytelling, and artificial intelligence.


Mubbasir Kapadia
The Walt Disney Company, Rutgers University

Steven Poulakos
Disney Research

Markus Gross
ETH Zürich, Disney Research

Robert W. Sumner
Disney Research