Methods for Generalizing the Propp-Based Story Generation Mechanism

  • Shohei Imabuchi
  • Takashi Ogata
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8210)


This paper discusses some methods for generalizing our Propp-based story generation mechanism. The mechanism has the following aspects: as the development of a system based on the literary theory by Propp and as the use in a more comprehensive architecture of narrative generation called the integrated narrative generation system. Considering the latter aspect especially, the generalization beyond the restriction of Propp’s theory will become an important issue for the future development. The first half of this paper will introduce overviews of the Propp-based mechanism and the integrated narrative generation system. Then in the latter half, we will present four methods for the generalization.


Integrated narrative generation system Propp’s theory Proppbased story generation mechanism 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shohei Imabuchi
    • 1
  • Takashi Ogata
    • 1
  1. 1.Iwate Prefectural UniversityTakizawaJapan

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