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Lexical semantics and auditory presentation in virtual storytelling

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Ma, M and McKevitt, P (2005) Lexical semantics and auditory presentation in virtual storytelling. In: Proc. of the 11th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD-05), University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland. University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland. 6 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

Audio presentation is an important modality in virtual storytelling. In this paper we present our work on audio presentation in our intelligent multimodal storytelling system, CONFUCIUS, which automatically generates 3D animation speech, and non-speech audio from natural language sentences. We provide an overview of the system and describe speech and non-speech audio in virtual storytelling by using linguistic approaches. We discuss several issues in auditory display, such as its relation to verb and adjective ontology, concepts and modalities, and media allocation. Finally we conclude that introducing linguistic knowledge provides more intelligent virtual storytelling, especially in audio presentation.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:22279
Deposited By:Professor Paul McKevitt
Deposited On:10 Jul 2012 11:40
Last Modified:10 Jul 2012 11:40

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