ComicDiary: Representing Individual Experiences in a Comics Style

  • Yasuyuki Sumi
  • Ryuuki Sakamoto
  • Keiko Nakao
  • Kenji Mase
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2498)


This paper describes a system called ComicDiary that automatically creates a personal diary in a comics style. ComicDiary is built as a sub-system of our ongoing project (C-MAP) to develop a personal guidance system for exhibition touring at museums, trade shows, academic conferences, cities, and so on. The aim of the C-MAP system is to provide users with personalized guidance according to temporal and spatial situations as well as individual interests. ComicDiary is designed as a casual tool for augmenting an individual user’s memory as well as for encouraging communities of users to exchange personal memories. This paper presents the preliminary results of deploying the ComicDiary system as a digital assistant service for conference participants.


Conference Participant Video Summary Academic Conference Comic Frame Story Generation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuyuki Sumi
    • 1
  • Ryuuki Sakamoto
    • 2
  • Keiko Nakao
    • 1
  • Kenji Mase
    • 1
  1. 1.ATR Media Information Science LaboratoriesKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Japan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyIshikawaJapan

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