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User-Definable Rule Description Framework for Autonomous Actor Agents

  • Narichika Hamaguichi
  • Hiroyuki Kaneko
  • Mamoru Doke
  • Seiki Inoue
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5612)

Abstract

In the area of text-to-video research, our work focuses on creating video content from textual descriptions, or more specifically, the creation of TV program like content from script like descriptions. This paper discusses a description framework that can be used to specify rough action instructions in the form of a script that can be used to produce detailed instructions controlling the behavior and actions of autonomous video actor agents. The paper also describes a prototype text-to-video system and presents examples of instructions for controlling an autonomous actor agent with our designed descriptive scheme.

Keywords

Autonomous Actor Agent Digital Storytelling Text-to-Video TVML Object-Oriented Language 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Narichika Hamaguichi
    • 1
  • Hiroyuki Kaneko
    • 1
  • Mamoru Doke
    • 2
  • Seiki Inoue
    • 1
  1. 1.Science & Technical Research LaboratoriesJapan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK)TokyoJapan
  2. 2.NHK Engineering Services, Inc.TokyoJapan

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