Interactive Narrative and Characterization

Publications pertinent to narrative, characterization and theory of mind include: Characterization in Narrative by James Garvey, Characterization in Narrative: Some Theoretical Prolegomena by Uri Margolin, A Cognitive Stylistic Approach to Characterisation by Jonathan Culpeper, Style Brings in Mental States by Lisa Zunshine, Advanced Social Cognition in the Literary Arts by Joan Peskin, Raymond A. Mar and Theanna Bischoff, The Neural Bases of Social Cognition and Story Comprehension by Raymond A. Mar, The Role of the Theory‐of‐Mind Cortical Network in the Comprehension of Narratives by Robert A. Mason and Marcel A. Just, From Actors to Agents to Persons: The Development of Character Representation in Young Children’s Narratives by Ageliki Nicolopoulou and Elizabeth S. Richner, Rethinking Character Representation and Its Development in Children’s Narratives by Ageliki Nicolopoulou, The Narrative Construction of Differing Conceptions of the Person in the Development of Young Children’s Social Understanding by Elizabeth S. Richner and Ageliki Nicolopoulou, Young Children’s Storybooks as a Source of Mental State Information by Jennifer R. Dyer, Marilyn Shatz and Henry M. Wellman, The Doer and the Deed: Action as a Basis for Characterization in Narrative by Uri Margolin and Understanding and Predicting Social Events: The Effects of Narrative Construction on Inference Generation by Kristi A. Costabile and Stanley B. Klein.

Publications pertinent to narrative dialogue, characterization and theory of mind include: Language and Characterisation: People in Plays and Other Texts by Jonathan Culpeper, The Language of Dialogue in Fiction by Nelleke Oostdijk, More on the Language of Dialogue in Fiction by Pieter de Haan, Research on Fiction Dialogue: Problems and Possible Solutions by Karin Axelsson, The Interpretation of Dialogue edited by Tulio Maranhao, Narrative Discourse and Theory of Mind Development by Nicole R. Guajardo and Anne C. Watson, Developmental Relationships between Language and Theory of Mind by Carol A. Miller and Language and Children’s Understanding of Mental States by Paul L. Harris, Marc de Rosnay and Francisco Pons.

Publications pertinent to interactive narrative and characterization include: Character-based Interactive Storytelling by Mark O. Cavazza, Fred Charles and Steven J. Mead, Directable Synthetic Characters by Mazin Assanie, From Synthetic Characters to Virtual Actors by Sandy Louchart and Ruth Aylett, Virtual Actors that can Perform Scripts and Improvise Roles by Peter Wavish and David Connah, A Dramatised Actant Model for Interactive Improvisational Plays by Martin Klesen, Janek Szatkowski and Niels Lehmann, Automated Improvisational AI Actor in E-drama by Li Zhang, Marco Gillies, John A. Barnden, Robert J. Hendley, Mark G. Lee and Alan M. Wallington and Character Development and Storytelling for Games by Lee Sheldon and Evolving Characters in Role Playing Games by Joao Leite and Luıs Soares.

Publications pertinent to digital characters include: Gameplay Design Patterns for Believable Non-player Characters by Petri Lankoski and Staffan Björk, Enhanced NPC Behaviour Using Goal Oriented Action Planning by Edmund Long, Efficient Intent-based Narrative Generation Using Multiple Planning Agents by Jonathan Teutenberg and Julie Porteous, Towards Believable Behavior Generation for Embodied Conversational Agents by Lasse Johannesson, Behavior-based Language Generation for Believable Agents by A. Bryan Loyall and Joseph Bates, Dialogue Generation in Character-based Interactive Storytelling by Marc Cavazza and Fred Charles and Towards Human-like Spoken Dialogue Systems by Jens Edlund, Joakim Gustafson, Mattias Heldner and Anna Hjalmarsson.

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Mixed-Initiative Dialogue Systems and Sociocognitive Pragmatics

Publications pertinent to attention, communication and the evolution of language include: Attention and the Evolution of Intentional Communication by Ingar Brinck, The Attention System of Language by Leonard Talmy, The Psychology of Attention by Elizabeth Styles, The Role of Attention in Cognition by Herbert A. Simon, Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention edited by Michael I. Posner, Joint Attention and Language Evolution by Johan Kwisthout, Paul Vogt, Pim Haselager and Ton Dijkstra, Modelling the Coevolution of Joint Attention and Language by Tao Gong and Lan Shuai, Contextual Sources of Information and Responses to Animal Communication Signals by Daniel W. Leger, Message, Meaning, and Context in Ethology by W. John Smith, Synthetic Ethology and the Evolution of Cooperative Communication by Bruce J. MacLennan and Gordon M. Burghardt, Perceiving While Being Perceived by Patrizia Marti, Modelling Social Interaction as Perceptual Crossing: An Investigation into the Dynamics of the Interaction Process by Tom Froese and Ezequiel A. Di Paolo, Designing for Perceptual Crossing to Improve User Involvement by Eva Deckers, Stephan Wensveen, René Ahn and Kees Overbeeke, Designing for Perceptual Crossing: Applying and Evaluating Design Notions by Eva Deckers, Pierre Lévy, Stephan Wensveen, René Ahn and Kees Overbeeke and Theory of Mind as a Mechanism of Selective Attention by A. M. Leslie.

Publications pertinent to computational approaches to theory of mind include: Developmental Accounts of Theory-of-mind Acquisition: Achieving Clarity via Computational Cognitive Modeling by Paul Bello and Nicholas Cassimatis, Towards a Theory of Mind for Ethical Software Agents by Catriona Kennedy, Modeling Agents with a Theory of Mind by Maaike Harbers, Karel van den Bosch and John-Jules Meyer, Double Appraisal for Synthetic Characters by Sandy Louchart, Ruth Aylett and Joao Dias, If I Were You: Double Appraisal in Affective Agents by Ruth Aylett and Sandy Louchart, Modeling Agents with a Theory of Mind: Theory–theory versus Simulation Theory by Maaike Harbers, Karel van den Bosch and John-Jules Meyer, Cognitive Foundations for a Computational Theory of Mindreading by Paul Bello, David Griol and Ramón López-Cózar, Reasoning about Reasoning by Nested Conditioning: Modeling Theory of Mind with Probabilistic Programs by Andreas Stuhlmüller and N. D. Goodman and Bayesian Theory of Mind: Modeling Human Reasoning about Beliefs, Desires, Goals, and Social Relations by Chris L. Baker.

Publications pertinent to modeling and inferring beliefs and intentions include: Shared Representations of Belief and their Effects on Action Selection: A Preliminary Computational Cognitive Model by Paul Bello, Inferring Beliefs from Actions by Itai Arieli and Manuel Mueller-Frank, Understanding Actions in Relation to Goals by C. Foss and G. Bower, Plan Recognition in Natural Language Dialogue by Sandra Carberry, Plan Recognition and Discourse Analysis: An Integrated Approach for Understanding Dialogues by Diane Litman, The Plan Recognition Problem: An Intersection of Psychology and Artificial Intelligence by Charles F. Schmidt, N. S. Sridharan and John L. Goodson, Generalized Plan Recognition by Henry A. Kautz and James F. Allen, Techniques for Plan Recognition by Sandra Carberry, Fast and Complete Symbolic Plan Recognition by Dorit Avrahami-Zilberbrand and Gal A. Kaminka, Plan Recognition for Context Sensitive Help by Klaus-Jürgen Quast, Plan Recognition as Planning by Miquel Ramırez and Hector Geffner, Inference to the Best Plan: A Coherence Theory of Decision by Paul Thagard and Elijah Millgram, A Model of Plan Inference that Distinguishes between the Beliefs of Actors and Observers by Martha E. Pollack, A Conceptual Modelling Approach to the Implementation of Beliefs and Intentions by Ralph Meyer, Analyzing Intention in Utterances by James F. Allen and C. Raymond Perrault, Intentions in Communication edited by Philip R. Cohen, Jerry L. Morgan and Martha E. Pollack and The Perceived Intentionality of Groups by Paul Bloom and Csaba Veres.

Publications pertinent to metarepresentation include: Metarepresentation in Philosophy and Psychology by Sam Scott, Metarepresentation in Linguistic Communication by Deirdre Wilson, Metarepresentations in an Evolutionary Perspective by Dan Sperber, Metarepresentation: A Relevance-theory Approach by Eun-Ju Noh and Translation, Metarepresentation and Claims of Interpretive Resemblance by Ernst-August Gutt.

Publications pertinent to common ground and computational approaches include: Activating, Seeking, and Creating Common Ground: A Socio-cognitive Approach by Istvan Kecskes and Fenghui Zhang, Building Common Ground and Interacting through Natural Language by Arthi Murugesan, Wende K. Frost, Derek P. Brock and Dennis Perzanowski, On Three Notions of Grounding of Artificial Dialog Companions by Andy Lücking and Alexander Mehler, Verbal Practices of Perspective Grounding by Werner Kallmeyer, Dialogue Management in Spoken Dialogue Systems with Degrees of Grounding by Antonio Roque and David R. Traum, Improving a Virtual Human Using a Model of Degrees of Grounding by Antonio Roque and David R. Traum, Degrees of Grounding Based on Evidence of Understanding by Antonio Roque and David Traum, An Empirically Based Computational Model of Grounding in Dialogue by Harry Bunt, Roser Morante and Simon Keizer, Computational Models of Grounding in Collaborative Systems by David R. Traum, Common Ground and Coordination in Joint Activity by Gary Klein, Paul J. Feltovich, Jeffrey M. Bradshaw and David D. Woods and Shared Experiences, Shared Representations, and the Implications for Applied Natural Language Processing by Amanda J. Stent.

Publications pertinent to intersubjectivity include: The Intersubjective Nature of Symbols by Alex Gillespie, Intersubjectivity: Towards a Dialogical Analysis by Alex Gillespie and Flora Cornish, Approaching Dialogue: Talk, Interaction and Contexts in Dialogical Perspectives by Per Linell, Constructions of Intersubjectivity: Discourse, Syntax, and Cognition by Arie Verhagen, Enacting Intersubjectivity – A Cognitive and Social Perspective on the Study of Interactions by Hanne De Jaegher and Ezequiel Di Paolo, Solving Ambiguities with Perspective Taking by Raquel Ros, Emrah A. Sisbot, Rachid Alami, Jasmin Steinwender, Katharina Hamann and Felix Warneken, Perceptual Perspective Taking and Action Recognition by Matthew Johnson and Yiannis Demiris, Using Perspective Taking to Learn from Ambiguous Demonstrations by Cynthia Breazeal, Matt Berlin, Andrew Brooks, Jesse Gray and Andrea L. Thomaz, A Survey of Robot Learning from Demonstration by Brenna D. Argall, Sonia Chernova, Manuela Veloso and Brett Browning, Perspective Taking: An Organizing Principle for Learning in Human-robot Interaction by Matt Berlin, Jesse Gray, Andrea Lockerd Thomaz and Cynthia Breazeal and Intersubjectivity in Human–agent Interaction by Justine Cassell and Andrea Tartaro.

Publications pertinent to cognitive semantics include: Cognitive semantics by George Lakoff, Cognitive Semantics: Meaning and Cognition edited by Jens S. Allwood and Peter Gärdenfors, Blending and Coded Meaning: Literal and Figurative Meaning in Cognitive Semantics by Seana Coulson and Todd Oakley, Context-independent and Context-dependent Information in Concepts by Lawrence W. Barsalou, Categories and Concepts by Edward E. Smith and Douglas L. Medin, Concepts and Categorization by Robert L. Goldstone and Alan Kersten, Ad Hoc Categories Lawrence W. Barsalou, Deriving Categories to Achieve Goals by Lawrence W. Barsalou and Representation at Different Levels in a Conceptual Hierarchy by Wouter Voorspoels, Gert Storms and Wolf Vanpaemel.

Publications pertinent to lexical pragmatics include: From Cognitive Semantics to Lexical Pragmatics: The Functional Polysemy of Discourse Particles by Kerstin Fischer, Polysemy and the Creation of Novel Word Meanings by Gregory L. Murphy, Ad Hoc Concepts, Word Meaning and Communication by Deirdre Wilson, Ad Hoc Concepts, Linguistically Encoded Meaning and Explicit Content: Some Remarks on Relevance Theoretic Perspective by Ewa Mioduszewska, A Unitary Approach to Lexical Pragmatics: Relevance, Inference and Ad Hoc Concepts by Deirdre Wilson and Robyn Carston, Lexical Underspecification and Pragmatics by Reinhard Blutner and Lexical Pragmatics by Reinhard Blutner.

Publications pertinent to shared mental models include: Improvised Dialogues: Emergence and Creativity in Conversation by R. Keith Sawyer, The Pragmatics of Play: Interactional Strategies during Children’s Pretend Play by Keith Sawyer, Anchoring Social Symbol Grounding in Children’s Interactions by Paul Vogt and J. Douglas Mastin, Mental Models edited by Dedre Gentner and Albert L. Stevens, Mental Models: An Interdisciplinary Synthesis of Theory and Methods by Natalie Jones, Helen Ross, Timothy Lynam, Pascal Perez and Anne Leitch, Shared Mental Models by Catholijn M. Jonker, M. Birna van Riemsdijk and Bas Vermeulen, Realistic Cognitive Load Modeling for Enhancing Shared Mental Models in Human-agent Collaboration by Xiaocong Fan and John Yen, Modeling Cognitive Loads for Evolving Shared Mental Models in Human–Agent Collaboration by Xiaocong Fan and John Yen,  Shared Mental Models in Improvisational Digital Characters by Brian Magerko, Peter Dohogne and Daniel Fuller, A Formal Architecture of Shared Mental Models for Computational Improvisational Agents by Rania Hodhod, Andreya Piplica and Brian Magerko, Shared Mental Models in Improvisational Digital Characters by Brian Magerko, Peter Dohogne and Daniel Fuller, Reaching Cognitive Consensus with Improvisational Agents Rania Hodhod and Brian Magerko, A Computational Model for Finding the Tilt in an Improvised Scene by António Brisson, Brian Magerko and Ana Paiva, Tilt Riders: Improvisational Agents Who Know What the Scene Is About by António Brisson, Brian Magerko and Ana Paiva and What Are We Playing At? Theatre, Organization, and the Use of Metaphor by Joep P. Cornelissen.

Publications pertinent to lexical pragmatics and metaphor include: Lexical Pragmatics, Ad Hoc Concepts and Metaphor: From a Relevance Theory Perspective by Robyn Carston, Ad Hoc Conceptual Construction and Metaphoric Interpretation by Esther Romero and Belén Soria, Ad Hoc Concept as Source Domain in Novel Metaphor by Esther Romero and Belén Soria and Metaphor: Ad Hoc Concepts, Literal Meaning and Mental Images by Robyn Carston.

Publications pertinent to ambiguity in natural language include: Ambiguity Identification and Measurement in Natural Language Texts by Mariano Ceccato, Nadzeya Kiyavitskaya, Nicola Zeni, Luisa Mich and Daniel M. Berry, Ambiguity in Natural Language: An Investigation of Certain Problems in its Linguistic Description by Jan G. Kooij, Automatic Identification of Nocuous Ambiguity by Alistair Willis, Francis Chantree and Anne De Roeck, A Methodology for Automatic Identification of Nocuous Ambiguity by Hui Yang, Anne De Roeck, Alistair Willis and Bashar Nuseibeh, Ambiguity Management in Natural Language Generation by Hadar Shemtov and Martin Kay, Efficient Construction of Underspecified Semantics Under Massive Ambiguity by Jochen Dörre, Formal Investigations of Underspecified Representations by Christian Ebert, Generation of Paraphrases from Ambiguous Logical Forms by Hadar Shemtov, Ambiguity Preserving Machine Translation Using Packed Representations by Martin C. Emele and Michael Dorna and Lexical Disambiguation in a Discourse Context by Nicholas Asher and Alex Lascaridesy.

Publications pertinent to detecting and correcting misunderstandings include: Communication and Miscommunication by Bradley A. Goodman, Recognition and Repair of Communicative Failures: A Developmental Perspective by Francesca M. Bosco, Monica Bucciarelli and Bruno G. Bara,Repairing Conversational Misunderstandings and Non-Understandings by Graeme Hirst, Susan McRoy, Peter Heeman, Philip Edmonds and Diane Horton, The Interactional Handling of Misunderstanding in Everyday Conversations by Carla Bazzanella and Rossana Damiano, Modelling Human Clarification Strategies by Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu and Julia B. Hirschberg, Misunderstandings and Explicit/Implicit Communication by Francisco Yus, Towards Overcoming Miscommunication in Situated Dialogue by Asking Questions by Matthew Marge and Alexander I. Rudnicky, Clarification Questions with Feedback by Svetlana Stoyanchev, Alex Liu and Julia B. Hirschberg, Abductive Explanation of Dialogue Misunderstandings by Susan McRoy and Graeme Hirst and The Repair of Speech Act Misunderstandings by Abductive Inference by Susan W. McRoy and Graeme Hirst.

Publications pertinent to metacommunication include: Communication and Metacommunication in Human Development edited by Janice Koch, Angela Uchoa Branco, Jaan Valsiner and Beverly J. Irby, The Development of Social Interaction, Play, and Metacommunication in Mammals: An Ethological Perspective by Marc Bekoff, Peer Interactions, Language Development and Metacommunication by Angela U. Branco, Metacommunication: A Re-examination and Extension by William W. Wilmot, Dialogue‐Games: Metacommunication Structures for Natural Language Interaction by James A. Levin and James A. Moore and An Approach to Metacommunication in Human-computer Interaction by Maurice J. Tauber.

Publications pertinent to lexical alignment and entrainment include: Lexical Entrainment in Spontaneous Dialog by Susan E. Brennan, How Entrainment Increases Dialogical Efficiency by Robert Porzel, Annika Scheffler and Rainer Malaka, Conceptual Pacts, Syntactic Priming, and Referential Form by Kathleen Carbary and Michael Tanenhaus, Anchoring Comprehension in Linguistic Precedents by Dale J. Barr and Boaz Keysar, Linguistic Alignment in Natural Language Generation by Gabrielle M. Halberg, Adaptive Expressiveness: Virtual Conversational Agents That Can Align to Their Interaction Partner by Hendrik Buschmeier, Kirsten Bergmann and Stefan Kopp, Speaking More Like You: Lexical, Acoustic/Prosodic, and Discourse Entrainment in Spoken Dialogue Systems by Julia Hirschberg, Syntactic Alignment between Computers and People: The Role of Belief about Mental States by Holly P. Branigan, Martin J. Pickering, Jamie Pearson, Janet F. McLean and Clifford Nass, Learning Words from Context by William E. Nagy, Patricia A. Herman and Richard C. Anderson, Most Vocabulary is Learned from Context by Robert J. Sternberg, Societal Grounding is Essential to Meaningful Language Use by David DeVault, Iris Oved and Matthew Stone, Lexical Entrainment in Spoken Dialog Systems by José D. Á. Lopes, Towards Choosing Better Primes for Spoken Dialog Systems by José Lopes, Maxine Eskenazi and Isabel Trancoso and Measuring Convergence and Priming in Tutorial Dialog by Arthur Ward and Diane Litman.

Publications pertinent to mixed-initiative dialogue systems and sociocognitive pragmatics include: Reciprocal Learning via Dialogue Interaction: Challenges and Prospects by Raquel Fernández, Staffan Larsson, Robin Cooper, Jonathan Ginzburg and David Schlangen, Utterance Interpretation and Cognitive Models edited by Philippe de Brabanter and Mikhail Kissine, Cognitive Models and Information Transfer by Nicholas J. Belkin, Cognitive Modeling and Intelligent Tutoring by John R. Anderson, C. Franklin Boyle, Albert T. Corbett and Matthew W. Lewis, Pragmatic Meaning and Cognition by Sophia S. A. Marmaridou and Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication by Bruno G. Bara.

Interactive Narrative and Interpretation

Publications pertinent to narrative and interpretation include: Narrative Analysis by Catherine K. Riessman, Surveying Narratology by Sabine Gross, Narrative Theory and/or/as Theory of Interpretation by Tom Kindt and Hans-Harald Müller, Narrative Research: Reading, Analysis, and Interpretation by Amia Lieblich, Interpretation and Narrative Understanding by Louis O. Mink, Interpreting the Text: A Critical Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Literary Interpretation by Kenneth M. Newton, Relevance Theory and Literary Interpretation by Anne Furlong, Context, Attention and Depth of Processing during Interpretation by Anthony J. Sanford, Narratology for Interactive Storytelling: A Critical Introduction by Marc Cavazza and David Pizzi and From Narrative Games to Playable Stories: Toward a Poetics of Interactive Narrative by Marie-Laure Ryan.

Publications pertinent to cognitive narratology include: The Cognitive Turn in Narratology by Elrud Ibsch, The Neurology of Narrative by Kay Young and Jeffrey L. Saver, Literature and the Brain by Norman N. Holland, Literary Brains: Neuroscience, Criticism, and Theory by Patrick C. Hogan, Such Stuff as Dreams: The Psychology of Fiction by Keith Oatley, Conscious and Unconscious Processes in Readers’ Narrative Experiences by Richard J. Gerrig, The Cognitive Science of Fiction by Keith Oatley, “Literary Interpretation” and Cognitive Literary Studies by Tony E. Jackson, The Cognitive Paradigm in Literary Studies by Joseph M. Bizup and Eugene R. Kintgen, Narratology as a Cognitive Science by David Herman, Cognitive Approaches to Narrative Analysis by David Herman, Aspects of Literary Comprehension: A Cognitive Approach by Rolf A. Zwaan, Cognitive Processes in Reading Literary Texts: The Influence of Context, Goals and Situations by Dietrich Meutsch and Reading Imaginatively: The Imagination in Cognitive Science and Cognitive Literary Studies by Emily T. Troscianko.

Publications pertinent to narrative and theatre include: The Performance Turn in Narrative Studies by Eric E. Peterson and Kristin M. Langellier, Theatre and Children’s Pretend Play by Natalie C. Schmitt, Neural Correlates of Observing Pretend Play in which one Object is Represented as Another by Charles Whitehead, Jennifer L. Marchant, David Craik and Chris D. Frith, Metaphor and Prop Oriented Make‐Believe by Kendall L. Walton, Mimesis: Where Play and Narrative Meet by Carol F. Feldman, Mimesis as a Phenomenon of Semiotic Communication by Timo Maran, Dynamics of the Sign in the Theater by Jindrich Honzl, Semiotics of Theatrical Performance by Umberto Eco, Theatre as Sign System: A Semiotics of Text and Performance by Elaine Aston and George Savona, A Sociosemiotic Theory of Theatre by Jean Alter, The Semiotics of Theatre and Drama by Keir Elam, The Theory and Analysis of Drama by Manfred Pfister and Is There a Text on this Stage?: Theatre/Authorship/Interpretation by Gerald Rabkin.

Publications pertinent to emergent narrative include: Narrative Theory and Emergent Interactive Narrative by Sandy Louchart and Ruth Aylett, The Emergence of Narrative: Procedural Creation of Narrative in Artificial Aesthetic Artifacts by Miguel Carvalhais, The Emergent Narrative Theoretical Investigation by Sandy Louchart and Ruth Aylett, Emergent Narrative in Interactive Media by Richard Walsh, Improvisation and Performance as Models for Interacting with Stories by Joshua Tanenbaum and Karen Tanenbaum, Interactive Drama: Narrativity in a Highly Interactive Environment by Marie-Laure Ryan, Narrative Development in Improvisational Theatre by Allan Baumer and Brian Magerko, Dramatic Level Analysis for Interactive Narrative by Alyx Macfadyen, Andrew Stranieri and John L. Yearwood, Emergence and Generative Art by Gordon Monro, The Aesthetics of Emergence: Co-constructed Interactions by Melanie Baljko and Nell Tenhaaf, Traversal Hermeneutics: The Emergence of Narrative in Ergodic Media by Miguel Carvalhais, Unfolding and Unwinding, a Perspective on Generative Narrative by Miguel Carvalhais, Interactive Films and Coconstruction by Renato Verdugo, Miguel Nussbaum, Pablo Corro, Pablo Nuñnez and Paula Navarrete and Dramatic Flow in Interactive 3D Narrative by Alyx Macfadyen, Andrew Stranieri and John Yearwood.

Publications pertinent to interactive narrative as communication include: Narrative and Communication by Zoltán Kanyó, Narrative as Communication by Didier Coste, Cognitive Models of Discourse Comprehension for Narrative Generation by James M. Niehaus, The Narrative-Communication Structure in Interactive Narrative Works by Udi Ben-Arie, Narrative Meaning Creation in Interactive Storytelling by Joshua Tanenbaum and Angela Tomizu and Exploring Narrative Interpretation and Adaptation for Interactive Story Creation by Ulrike Spierling and Steve Hoffmann.

Publications pertinent to abductive reasoning and interpretation include: Abductive Reasoning, Interpretation and Collaborative Processes by Claudia Arrighi and Roberta Ferrario, Interpretation as Abduction by Jerry R. Hobbs, Mark Stickel, Paul Martin and Douglas Edwards, Context in Abductive Interpretation by Matthew Stone and Richmond H. Thomason and Abductive Reasoning for Continual Dialogue Understanding by Miroslav Janíček.

Publications pertinent to symbolism, semiotics and perceptual symbols include: The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms: The Phenomenology of Knowledge by Ernst Cassirer, Symbolism and Interpretation by Tzvetan Todorov and Catherine Porter, Semiotics and Interpretation by Robert Scholes, Perceptual Symbol Systems by Lawrence W. Barsalou, Perceptions of Perceptual Symbols by Lawrence W. Barsalou and Embodied Cognition, Perceptual Symbols, and Situation Models by Rolf A. Zwaan.

Publications pertinent to event perception and memory include: Event Perception by Barbara Tversky and Jeffrey M. Zacks, Event Perception: A Mind-brain Perspective by Jeffrey M. Zacks, Nicole K. Speer, Khena M. Swallow, Todd S. Braver and Jeremy R. Reynolds, Segmentation in the Perception and Memory of Events by Christopher A. Kurby and Jeffrey M. Zacks, Event Structure in Perception and Conception by Jeffrey M. Zacks and Barbara Tversky, Perceiving, Remembering, and Communicating Structure in Events by Jeffrey M. Zacks, Barbara Tversky and Gowri Iyer, What Constitutes an Episode in Episodic Memory? by Youssef Ezzyat and Lila Davachi, The Sensory Nature of Episodic Memory: Sensory Priming Effects due to Memory Trace Activation by Lionel Brunel, Elodie Labeye, Mathieu Lesourd and Rémy Versace, “Situated Events” in Fictional Worlds: The Reader’s Role in Context Construction by Catherine Emmott, The Role of the Reader: Explorations in the Semiotics of Texts by Umberto Eco, Deconstructing Episodic Memory with Construction by Demis Hassabis and Eleanor A. Maguire and The Construction System of the Brain by Demis Hassabis and Eleanor A. Maguire.

Publications pertinent to mental models and narrative include: Comparing Cognitive and Computational Models of Narrative Structure by David B. Christian and Robert Michael Young, How Does the Mind Construct and Represent Stories by Arthur C. Graesser, Brent Olde and Bianca Klettke, The Construction of Situation Models in Narrative Comprehension: An Event-indexing Model by Rolf A. Zwaan, M. C. Langston and Arthur C. Graesser, Dimensions of Situation Model Construction in Narrative Comprehension by Rolf A. Zwaan, Joseph P. Magliano and Arthur C. Graesser, Mental Models in Narrative Comprehension by Gordon H. Bower and Daniel G. Morrow, Updating Situation Models During Narrative Comprehension by Daniel G. Morrow, Gordon H. Bower and Steven L. Greenspan, Backward Updating of Mental Models During Continuous Reading of Narratives by Manuel de Vega, Working Memory and Situation Model Updating by Gabriel A. Radvansky and David E. Copeland, Updating a Situation Model: A Memory-based Text Processing View by Edward J. O’Brien, Michelle L. Rizzella, Jason E. Albrecht and Jennifer G. Halleran, Situational Information Contributes to Object Categorization and Inference by S. E. Chaigneau, L. W. Barsalou, M. Zamani, Situation-based Inferences During Narrative Comprehension by Daniel G. Morrow, Gordon H. Bower and Steven L. Greenspan, Inferential Processing and the Comprehension of Literary Texts by W. John Harker, Constructing Inferences during Narrative Text Comprehension by Arthur C. Graesser, Murray Singer and Tom Trabasso, Updating a Mental Model: Maintaining Both Local and Global Coherence by Jason E. Albrecht and Edward J. O’Brien, Situation Models and Levels of Coherence: Toward a Definition of Comprehension by Isabelle Tapiero, Mental Models Contribute to Foregrounding During Text Comprehension by Arthur M. Glenberg, Marion Meyer and Karen Lindem, Accessibility and Situation Models in Narrative Comprehension by Daniel G. Morrow, Steven L. Greenspan, and Gordon H. Bower and Modeling Causal Integration and Availability of Information During Comprehension of Narrative Texts by Tom Trabasso and Mark Langston.

Publications pertinent to shared mental models and improvisational theatre include: Modeling Cognitive Loads for Evolving Shared Mental Models in Human–Agent Collaboration by Xiaocong Fan and John Yen, Improvised Dialogues: Emergence and Creativity in Conversation by R. Keith Sawyer, The Pragmatics of Play: Interactional Strategies during Children’s Pretend Play by Keith Sawyer, Anchoring Social Symbol Grounding in Children’s Interactions by Paul Vogt and J. Douglas Mastin, Mental Models edited by Dedre Gentner and Albert L. Stevens, Mental Models: An Interdisciplinary Synthesis of Theory and Methods by Natalie Jones, Helen Ross, Timothy Lynam, Pascal Perez and Anne Leitch, Shared Mental Models by Catholijn M. Jonker, M. Birna van Riemsdijk and Bas Vermeulen, Shared Mental Models in Improvisational Digital Characters by Brian Magerko, Peter Dohogne and Daniel Fuller, A Formal Architecture of Shared Mental Models for Computational Improvisational Agents by Rania Hodhod, Andreya Piplica and Brian Magerko, Shared Mental Models in Improvisational Digital Characters by Brian Magerko, Peter Dohogne and Daniel Fuller, Reaching Cognitive Consensus with Improvisational Agents Rania Hodhod and Brian Magerko, A Computational Model for Finding the Tilt in an Improvised Scene by António Brisson, Brian Magerko and Ana Paiva, Tilt Riders: Improvisational Agents Who Know What the Scene Is About by António Brisson, Brian Magerko and Ana Paiva and What Are We Playing At? Theatre, Organization, and the Use of Metaphor by Joep P. Cornelissen.

Publications pertinent to possible worlds include: Possible Worlds by Marie-Laure Ryan, Possible Worlds and Accessibility Relations: A Semantic Typoloty of Fiction by Marie-Laure Ryan, Possible Worlds in Literary Theory by Ruth Ronen, A Fabula Model for Emergent Narrative by Ivo Swartjes and Mariët Theune and Language, Concepts, and Worlds: Three Domains of Metaphor by Samuel R. Levin.

Publications pertinent to figurative language, metaphor, tropes, motifs and interpretation include: Interpreting Metaphorical Statements by Xu Xu, Creativity in Interpreting Poetic Metaphors by Bipin Indurkhya, Metaphor and Art: Interactionism and Reference in the Verbal and Nonverbal Arts by Carl R. Hausman, Comprehending Figurative Referring Descriptions by Raymond W. Gibbs Jr., Beyond Metaphor: The Theory of Tropes in Anthropology edited by James W. Fernandez, Understanding Tropes: At the Crossroads Between Pragmatics and Cognition by Javier Herrero Ruiz, Figurativeness Figuring as a Condenser between Event and Action: How Tropes Generate Additional Dimensions of Narrativity by Benjamin Biebuyck, Necessary Metaphors and Contingent Metonymies: The Interpretation of Tropes by Owen Miller, Motif Definition and Classification to Structure Non-linear Plots and to Control the Narrative Flow in Interactive Dramas by Knut Hartmann, Sandra Hartmann, and Matthias Feustel and Unpacking Metaphors and Allegories by Gai Windmueller.

Publications pertinent to allegory and allegoresis include: On Symbol and Allegory by Gunnar Berefelt, Allegory as Interpretation by Morton W. Bloomfield, Interpretation and Allegory: Antiquity to the Modern Period edited by Jon Whitman, Literary History, Allegory, and Semiology by Jonathan Culler, Allegory and Representation by Stephen Greenblatt, Cognitive Mapping and the Understanding of Literature by Richard Bjornson, Cognitive Allegory by Sarah Tolmie, Assembling Spaces: The Conceptual Structure of Allegory by Michael Sinding, Interpretation, Allegory, and Allegoresis by Peter Berek, The Allegorical Impulse by Raymond W. Gibbs Jr., Allegory and Allegoresis, Rhetoric and Hermeneutics by Rita Copeland and Stephen Melville, Allegory: The Theory of a Symbolic Mode by Angus Fletcher and Allegory, Blending and Possible Situations by Peter Crisp.

Publications pertinent to intention and interpretation include: Intentionalism in Aesthetics by Paisley Livingston, Literary Intention, Literary Interpretations, and Readers by John Maynard, Intention, Interpretation and the Computational Structure of Language by Matthew Stone,Authorial Intentions in Text Understanding by Raymond W. Gibbs Jr., Narrative Theory and the Intentional Stance by David Herman, Art and Intention: A Philosophical Study by Paisley Livingston, Interpretation and Construction: Art, Speech, and the Law by Robert Stecker, Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative by Peter Brooks, Actual Intentionalism vs. Hypothetical Intentionalism by Gary Iseminger, Interpretation and Intention: The Debate between Hypothetical and Actual Intentionalism by Noël Carroll, Meaning, Intent, and the Implied Author by Mari-Laure Ryan, The Implied Author: Concept and Controversy by Tom Kindt and Hans-Harald Müller, Interpretation without Intention by Joseph Raz, Intention Interpretation edited by Gary Iseminger, Intentions in Meaningful Experiences by Raymond W. Gibbs Jr., Incorporating Authorial Intent into Generative Narrative Systems by Mark O. Reidl, An Epistemic Dilemma for Actual Intentionalism by Saam Trivedi, Intentions and Potential Intentions Revisited by Xiaocong Fan and John Yen and Decision as Choice of Potential Intentions by Xiaocong Fan.

Publications pertinent to validity of interpretations include: Validity in Interpretation by Eric D. Hirsch, Validity in Interpretation and the Literary Institution by K. M. Newton and Conflicting Readings: Variety and Validity in Interpretation by Paul B. Armstrong.

Publications pertinent to significance, texture and aesthetics include: Beyond Interpretation: The Cognitive Significance of Reading by David S. Miall, Texture: A Cognitive Aesthetics of Reading by Peter Stockwell, Aspects of a Phenomenological View of Narrative by H. G. Ruthrof, Phenomenology and Literary Aesthetics by Renato P. Oropeza, The Cognitive Poetics of Literary Resonance by Peter Stockwell,

Publications pertinent to modeling readers and players include: The Reader in History: The Changing Shape of Literary Response by Jane P. Tompkins, Cognition and the Implied Reader by Robert Scholes, Singular Text, Multiple Implied Readers by Brian Richardson and Player Modeling in the Interactive Drama Architecture by Brian S. Magerko.

Interactive Narrative and Focalization

Publications pertinent to narrative and focalization include: Point of View in Fiction: The Development of a Critical Concept by Norman Friedman, Situation Models and Point of View in Narrative Understanding by Daniel Morrow, Constructing Literary Character and Perspective: An Approach from Psychology and Blending Theory by Marcus Hartner, Subjectivity, Perspectivization, and Modality from a Cognitive Linguistic Point of View by José Sanders and Wilbert Spooren, Point of View, Perspective, and Focalization: Modeling Mediation in Narrative edited by Peter Hühn, Wolf Schmid and Jörg Schönert, Reading Narrative: The Implications of Using Focalization in Narrative Fiction by Maryam Beyad and Fatemeh Nemati, Focalization and Digital Fiction by David Ciccoricco, The Teller and the Observer: Narration and Focalisation in Narrative Texts in Recent Literary Theory by Marjet Berendsen, Means of Meaning Making in Literary Art: Focalization, Mode of Narration, and Granularity by Peer F. Bundgaard, An Analysis of Narratives: Identifying Central, Supportive, and Distracting Content by Richard C. Omanson, Focalization: The Subject and the Act of Shaping Perspective by Tomás Kubícek, Sensory Imagination and Narrative Perspective: Explaining Perceptual Focalization by Thor Grünbaum, Shifting Perspectives: Readers’ Feelings and Literary Response by David S. Miall and Don Kuiken, Narrative Perspective and the Interpretation of Characters’ Motives by Willie van Peer and Henk Pander Maat, Understanding and Predicting Social Events: The Effects of Narrative Construction on Inference Generation by Kristi A. Costabile and Stanley B. Klein, Narratological Focalization Models: A Critical Survey by Eva Broman, Toward a Computational Model of Focalization in Narrative by Byung-Chull Bae, Yun-Gyung Cheong and R. Michael Young, Focalization in Graphic Narrative by Silke Horstkotte and Nancy Pedri and Visual Narrative Structure by Neil Cohn.

Publications pertinent to focalization and film include: Narration and Point of View in Fiction and the Cinema by Seymour Chatman, Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film by Seymour Chatman, Point of View in the Cinema: A Theory of Narration and Subjectivity in Classical Film by Edward R. Branigan, Narrative Comprehension and Film by Edward R. Branigen, Focalisation in Film Narrative by Celestino Deleyto and Focalization, Ocularization and Auricularization in Film and Literature by Sabine Schlickers.

Publications pertinent to cinematography include: Cinematography by Kris Malkiewicz and M. David Mullen, Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors by Blain Brown, Real-time Cinematic Camera Control for Interactive Narratives by Dan Amerson, Shaun Kime and R. Michael Young, Expressive Autonomous Cinematography for Interactive Virtual Environments by Bill Tomlinson, Bruce Blumberg and Delphine Nain, The Virtual Cinematographer: A Paradigm for Automatic Real-time Camera Control and Directing by Li-wei He, Michael F. Cohen and David H. Salesin, Camerabots: Cinematography for Games with Non-player Characters as Camera Operators by James Kneafsey, Camplan: A Camera Planning Agent by Nicolas Halper and Patrick Olivier and Virtual Camera Planning: A Survey by Marc Christie, Rumesh Machap, Jean-Marie Normand, Patrick Olivier and Jonathan Pickering.

Publications pertinent to visual analogy, metaphor and blending include: Visual Intelligence and Analogical Thinking by Paul Messaris, Metaphor in Pictures by John M. Kennedy, Metaphoric Mappings: The Art of Visualization by Donna Cox, Visual Meaning: A Social Semiotic by Jewitt Carey, Visual Metaphor by Noel Carroll, A Conceptual Structure of Visual Metaphor by Daniel Serig, A Conceptual Analysis of Form and Content in Visual Metaphors by Stuart J. Kaplan, Metaphoric Thought and Devices in Pictures by John M. Kennedy, Christopher D. Green and John Vervaeke, The Identification of Target and Source in Pictorial Metaphors by Charles Forceville, Cognitive Poetics and Imagery by Line Brandt and Per A. Brandt, Pragmatic Forces in Metaphor Use: The Mechanics of Blend Recruitment in Visual Metaphors by Tony Veale, Non-verbal and Multimodal Metaphor in a Cognitivist Framework: Agendas for Research by Charles Forceville, The Perception of Moving Images by Julian Hochberg, From Thought to Modality: A Theoretical Framework for Analysing Structural-conceptual Metaphors and Image Metaphors in Film by Maarten Coëgnarts and Peter Kravanja, The Film Experience as Cognitive Structure by John M. Carroll, Film, Language, and Conceptual Structures. Thinking Film in the Age of Cognitivism by Johannes A. A. Simons, Metaphor and Film by Trevor Whittock, The Cognitive Semiotics of Film by Warren Buckland, The Discourse of Pictures: Iconicity and Film Studies by Stephen Prince, Intersemiotic Texture: Analyzing Cohesive Devices between Language and Images by Yu Liu and Kay L. O’Halloran and Interdependence, Interaction and Metaphor in Multisemiotic Texts by Kay L. O’Halloran.

Publications pertinent to focalization in interactive, emergent narrative include: Interaction and Expressivity in Video Games: Harnessing the Rhetoric of Film by Laurent Cozic, Stephen Boyd Davis and Huw Jones, Perspective as Participation by Richard J. Gerrig, Narrative Theory and Emergent Interactive Narrative by Sandy Louchart and Ruth Aylett, Cognitive Models of Discourse Comprehension for Narrative Generation by James M. Niehaus, An Empirical Study of Cognition and Theatrical Improvisation by Brian Magerko, Waleed Manzoul, Mark Riedl, Allan Baumer, Daniel Fuller, Kurt Luther and Celia Pearce, Shared Mental Models in Improvisational Theatre by Daniel Fuller and Brian Magerko, Updating Situation Models during Narrative Comprehension by Daniel G. Morrow, Gordon H. Bower and Steven L. Greenspan, Focalization in 3D Video Games by Michael Nitsche, Perspective in Contemporary Computer Games by Jan-Noël Thon and Narrative Meaning Creation in Interactive Storytelling by Joshua Tanenbaum and Angela Tomizu.

Interactive Narrative, Digital Directors and Drama and Experience Managers

Publications pertinent to drama and experience manager architecture include: A Survey and Qualitative Analysis of Recent Advances in Drama Management by David L. Roberts and Charles L. Isbell, A Critical Review of Interactive Drama Systems by Maria Arinbjarnar, Heather Barber and Daniel Kudenko, A Computational Model of an Intelligent Narrator for Interactive Narratives by Nicolas Szilas and The Virtual Storyteller: Story Creation by Intelligent Agents by Mariët Theune, Sander Faas, D. K. J. Heylen and Anton Nijholt.

Publications pertinent to machine learning and drama and experience manager architecture include: Learning Director Agent Strategies: An Inductive Framework for Modeling Director Agents by Seung Y. Lee, Bradford W. Mott and James C. Lester and A Supervised Learning Framework for Modeling Director Agent Strategies in Educational Interactive Narrative by Seung Y. Lee, Jonathan P. Rowe, Bradford W. Mott and James C. Lester.

Publications pertinent to narrative generation, interactivity, emergent narrative and goal recognition include: Narrative Theory and Emergent Interactive Narrative by Sandy Louchart and Ruth Aylett, Theory and Technology for Computational Narrative: An Approach to Generative and Interactive Narrative with Bases in Algebraic Semiotics and Cognitive Linguistics by Douglas A. Harrell, Cognitive Models of Discourse Comprehension for Narrative Generation by James M. Niehaus, Anticipatory Guidance of Plot by Jarmo Laaksolahti and Magnus Boman, Proactive Mediation in Plan-based Narrative Environments by Justin Harris and R. Michael Young, Evaluating Preemptive Story Direction in the Interactive Drama Architecture by Brian Magerko, Experience Management Using Storyline Adaptation Strategies by Andrew S. Gordon and Nicholas V. Iuppa, Improving Goal Recognition in Interactive Narratives with Models of Narrative Discovery Events by Alok Baikadi, Jonathan P. Rowe, Bradford W. Mott and James C. Lester and Toward Narrative Schema-based Goal Recognition Models for Interactive Narrative Environments by Alok Baikadi, Jonathan P. Rowe, Bradford W. Mott and James C. Lester.

Publications pertinent to plot, character and interactive narrative include: AI Characters and Directors for Interactive Computer Games by Brian Magerko, John Laird, Mazin Assanie, Alex Kerfoot and Devvan Stokes, Towards Integrating Plot and Character for Interactive Drama by Michael Mateas and Andrew Stern, Narrative Generation: Balancing Plot and Character by Mark O. Riedl and R. Michael Young and Integrating Story-centric and Character-centric Processes for Authoring Interactive Drama by Mei Si, Stacy C. Marsella and Mark O. Riedl.

Education and the Cognitive Science of Playwriting and Screenwriting

Publications pertinent to education, playwriting and screenwriting include: Narration in the Fiction Film by David Bordwell, Psychology for Screenwriters by William Indick, Movies and the Mind: Theories of the Great Psychoanalysts Applied to Film by William Indick, The Film Experience as Cognitive Structure by John M. Carroll, The Visuospatial Dimension of Writing by Thierry Olive and Jean-Michel Passerault, Playwriting by Bernard D. N. Grebanier, A Primer of Playwriting by Kenneth Macgowan, The Art of Playwriting by Alfred Hennequin, The Art and Craft of Playwriting by Jeffery Hatcher, Playwriting: The Structure of Action by Sam Smiley, Theatre as Human Action: An Introduction to Theatre Arts by Thomas S. Hischak, Playwriting: A Practical Guide by Noël Greig, The Elements of Playwriting by Louis E. Catron, New Playwriting Strategies: A Language-based Approach to Playwriting by Paul C. Castagno, Spaces of Creation: The Creative Process of Playwriting by Suzan Zeder and Jim Hancock, Theory and Technique of Playwriting and Screenwriting by John H. Lawson, Screenwriting by Lew Hunter, Technique of Screenplay Writing by Eugene Vale, Screenplay: Writing the Picture by Robin U. Russin and William M. Downs, Writing the Character-centered Screenplay by Andrew Horton, Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting by Syd Field, The Tools of Screenwriting: A Writer’s Guide to the Craft and Elements of a Screenplay by David Howard, How to Build a Great Screenplay: A Master Class in Storytelling for Film by David Howard, A Philosophy of the Screenplay by Ted Nannicelli, The Screenplay as Literature by Douglas G. Winston, The Aesthetic Independence of the Screenplay by Marja-Riitta Koivumäki, Screenplay Story Analysis: The Art and Business by Asher Garfinkel and Screenplay Discourses: Bridging the Screenplay-Film Divide by Dolores Moreno.

Publications pertinent to models of narrative and screenplays include: Towards a Cinematically Enhanced Narrative by Alejandro Ramírez, Use of Ontologies for Knowledge Representation of a Film Scene by Yannis Christodoulou, Nikoletta Mavrogeorgi and Petros Kalogirou, 3D Scene Creation Using Story-based Descriptions by Xin Zeng, Quasim H. Mehdi and Norman E. Gough, Shape of the Story: Story Visualization Techniques by Xin Zeng, Quasim H. Mehdi, Norman E. Gough and From Visual Semantic Parameterization to Graphic Visualization by Xin Zeng, Quasim H. Mehdi and Norman E. Gough.

Publications pertinent to motion pictures and generating educational screenplays include: Narrative Screenwriting for Educational Television: A Framework by Jack Koumi, Designing Video and Multimedia for Open and Flexible Learning by Jack Koumi, An Historical Analysis of Form, Style, and Instructional Design in Teaching Films by Barbara Erdman, Interactive Documentary: A Production Model for Nonfiction Multimedia Narratives by Insook Choi, Rhetorical Patterns for Adaptive Video Documentaries by Cesare Rocchi and Massimo Zancanaro, Cinematic Discourse Generation by Arnav Jhala, Cinematic Visual Discourse: Representation, Generation, and Evaluation by Arnav Jhala and R. Michael Young, Comparing Effects of Different Cinematic Visualization Strategies on Viewer Comprehension by Arnav Jhala and R. Michael Young and Effects of Televised Lecture Presentation Styles on Student Learning by Carolyn A. Lin and Kent W. Creswell.

Education and the Cognitive Science of Writing

Publications pertinent to teaching writing and narrative include: The Art of Teaching Writing by Lucy M. Calkins, The Visuospatial Dimension of Writing by Thierry Olive and Jean-Michel Passerault, How an Understanding of Cognition and Metacognition Translates into More Effective Writing Instruction by Michael O’Brien-Moran and L. Karen Soiferman, Reading and Writing Relations and their Development by Jill Fitzgerald and Timothy Shanahan and The Neuropsychology of Narrative: Story Comprehension, Story Production and their Interrelation by Raymond A. Mar.

Publications pertinent to the psychology of writing include: Writing and the Writer by Frank Smith, The Psychology of Writing by Ronald T. Kellogg, The Psychology of Creative Writing edited by Scott B. Kaufman and James C. Kaufman, The Psychology of the Creative Writer by Frank Barron, The Psychology of Written Composition edited by Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia and Cognitive Models of Writing: Writing Proficiency as a Complex Integrated Skill by Paul Deane, Nora Odendahl, Thomas Quinlan, Mary Fowles, Cyndi Welsh and Jennifer Bivens-Tatum.

Publications pertinent to the development of writing, creative and group creative processes include: Pretend Play, Emotional Processes, and Developing Narratives by Sandra W. Russ, Writing as a Collaborative Act by R. Keith Sawyer, In Search of the Writer’s Creative Process by Todd Lubart, Creativity: Understanding Innovation in Problem Solving, Science, Invention, and the Arts by Robert W. Weisberg, Revision in the Context of Different Drafting Strategies by David Galbraith and Mark Torrance and Metacognition in Creativity by Bonnie B. Armbruster.