Advertisement

Semi-automatic Story Creation System in Ubiquitous Sensor Environment

  • Shohei Yoshioka
  • Yasushi Hirano
  • Shoji Kajita
  • Kenji Mase
  • Takuya Maekawa
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5859)

Abstract

This paper proposes an agent system that semi-automatically creates stories about daily events detected by ubiquitous sensors and posts them to a weblog. The story flow is generated from query-answering interaction between sensor room inhabitants and a symbiotic agent. The agent questions the causal relationships among daily events to create the flow of the story. Preliminary experimental results show that the stories created by our system help users understand daily events.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Lamming, M., Flynn, M.: Forget-me-not: Intimate computing in support of human memory. In: Proc. FRIEND21: International Symposium on Next Generation Human Interface, pp. 125–128 (1994)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Maekawa, T., Yanagisawa, Y., Kishino, Y., Kamei, K., Sakurai, Y., Okadome, T.: Object-blog system for environment-generated content. IEEE Pervasive Computing 7(4), 20–27 (2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Tulving, E.: Elements of episodic memory. Oxford Clarendon Press (1984)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Wyer, R.S.: Knowledge and memory: The real world. Lawrence Erlbaum Association, Hillsdale (1995)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Byrne, D., Jones, G.J.F.: Towards computational auto-biographical narratives through human digital memories. In: Proc. ACM International Workshop on Story Representation, Mechanism and Context, pp. 9–12 (2008)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Gemmell, J., Aris, A., Lueder, R.: Telling stories with MyLifeBits. In: Proc. ICME 2005, pp. 20–27 (2005)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Appan, P., Sundaram, H., Birchfield, D.: Communicating everyday experiences. In: Proc. ACM Workshop on Story Representation, pp. 17–24 (2004)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Riessman, C.K.: Narrative analysis. Saga Publications, Thousand Oaks (1993)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Tapia, E.M., Intille, S.S., Laarson, K.: Activity Recognition in The Home Using Simple and Ubiquitous Sensors. In: Ferscha, A., Mattern, F. (eds.) PERVASIVE 2004. LNCS, vol. 3001, pp. 158–175. Springer, Heidelberg (2004)Google Scholar
  10. 10.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shohei Yoshioka
    • 1
  • Yasushi Hirano
    • 2
  • Shoji Kajita
    • 3
  • Kenji Mase
    • 1
  • Takuya Maekawa
    • 4
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information ScienceNagoya UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Information Technology CenterNagoya UniversityJapan
  3. 3.Information and Communication Technology ServicesNagoya UniversityJapan
  4. 4.NTT Communication Science LaboratoriesJapan

Personalised recommendations