Research and Development

Computational Narratology


Narrative Models: Narratology Meets Artificial Intelligence by Pablo Gervás, Birte Lönneker-Rodman, Jan C. Meister and Federico Peinado, Computational Modeling of Narrative by Inderjeet Mani, An Introduction to the Structural Analysis of Narrative by Roland Barthes and Lionel Duisit, Varieties of Narrative Analysis edited by James A. Holstein and Jaber F. Gubrium and Towards a Computational Approach to Literary Text Analysis by Antonio Roque.

Story Grammars

Morphology of the Folktale by Vladimir I. Propp, Structural Complexity in Fairy Tales by George Lakoff, A Partial Grammar of Eskimo Folktales by Benjamin N. Colby, Notes on a Schema for Stories by David E. Rumelhart, Recalling and Summarizing Complex Discourse by Teun A. van Dijk, Cognitive Structures in Comprehension and Memory of Narrative Discourse by Perry W. Thorndyke, Remembrance of Things Parsed: Story Structure and Recall by Jean M. Mandler and Nancy S. Johnson and An Evaluation of Story Grammars by John B. Black and Robert Wilensky.


An Upper Ontology for Event Classifications and Relations by Ken Kaneiwa, Michiaki Iwazume and Ken Fukuda, Towards Ontological Foundations for the Conceptual Modeling of Events by Giancarlo Guizzardi, Gerd Wagner, Ricardo de Almeida Falbo, Renata S. S. Guizzardi and João Paulo A. Almeida, Ontology–based Visualization of Characters' Intentions by Vincenzo Lombardo and Antonio Pizzo, The Ontology of Drama by Rossana Damiano, Vincenzo Lombardo and Antonio Pizzo, Steps Towards a Formal Ontology of Narratives Based on Narratology by Valentina Bartalesi, Carlo Meghini and Daniele Metilli and Representing Narratives in Digital Libraries: The Narrative Ontology by Carlo Meghini, Valentina Bartalesi and Daniele Metilli.

Character Networks

Modeling Evolving Relationships between Characters in Literary Novels by Snigdha Chaturvedi, Shashank Srivastava, Hal Daume and Chris Dyer, Unsupervised Learning of Evolving Relationships between Literary Characters by Snigdha Chaturvedi, Mohit Iyyer and Hal Daume, Extraction and Analysis of Fictional Character Networks: A Survey by Vincent Labatut and Xavier Bost, Extraction and Analysis of Character Interaction Networks from Plays and Movies by Sebastian Gil, Laney Kuenzel and Caroline Suen, Parsing Screenplays for Extracting Social Networks from Movies by Apoorv Agarwal, Sriramkumar Balasubramanian, Jiehan Zheng and Sarthak Dash and Modeling Affective Character Network for Story Analytics by O-Joun Lee and Jason J. Jung.

Distributional Representations

Event Embeddings for Semantic Script Modeling by Ashutosh Modi, Event Representations with Tensor-based Compositions by Noah Weber, Niranjan Balasubramanian and Nathanael Chambers, Event Representation Learning Enhanced with External Commonsense Knowledge by Xiao Ding, Kuo Liao, Ting Liu, Zhongyang Li and Junwen Duan, Exploring Distributional Semantics in Lexical Representations and Narrative Modeling by Su Wang, Story Embedding: Learning Distributed Representations of Stories Based on Character Networks by O-Joun Lee and Jason J. Jung, Learning Hierarchical Representations of Stories by Using Multi-layered Structures in Narrative Multimedia by O-Joun Lee, Jason J. Jung and Jin-Taek Kim, Temporal Word Embeddings for Narrative Understanding by Claudia Volpetti, Vani Kanjirangat and Alessandro Antonucci, Temporal Embeddings and Transformer Models for Narrative Text Understanding by Simone Mellace and Alessandro Antonucci and Novel Views on Novels: Embedding Multiple Facets of Long Texts by Lasse Kohlmeyer, Tim Repke and Ralf Krestel.