Publications


2015

Mike Treanor, Joshua McCoy, Anne Sullivan. Social Play in Non-Player Character Dialog. In Proceedings of the Social Believability in Games Workshop (SBG) co-located with Artificial Intelligence in Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE) 2015, Santa Cruz, CA, November 14-18, 2015.
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 socialplay.pdf (641 KB)

Joshua McCoy, Mike Treanor, Anne Sullivan, Ben Samuel, Aaron Reed. Ensemble Design Tool. In Proceedings of the Experimental AI in Games Workshop (EXAG) co-located with Artificial Intelligence in Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE) 2015.

2012

Anne Sullivan, “The Grail Framework: Making stories playable on three levels in CRPGS”, dissertation, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2012.
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dissertation.pdf (4.1 MB)

Anne Sullivan, April Grow, Michael Mateas, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin, “The design of Mismanor: creating a playable quest-based story game”, in Proceedings of the International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games, 2012, pp. 180–187.
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designofmismanor.pdf (1.0 MB)

Gillian Smith and Anne Sullivan, “The five year evolution of a game programming course”, in Proceedings of the 43rd ACM technical symposium on Computer Science Education, 2012, pp. 87–92.
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fiveyearevolution.pdf (83 KB)

2011

Anne Sullivan, Michael Mateas, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin, “Making Quests Playable: Choices, CRPGs, and the Grail Framework”, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, vol. 17, pp. 140–152, 2011.
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LEA_02_1410_10.pdf (790 KB)

Anne Sullivan, April Grow, Tabitha Chirrick, Max Stokols, Noah Wardrip-Fruin, and Michael Mateas, “Extending CRPGs as an Interactive Storytelling Form”, in Proceedings of the The Fourth International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS 2011), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2011.
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final65.pdf (311 KB)

Aaron A. Reed, Ben Samuel, Anne Sullivan, Ricky Grant, April Grow, Justin Lazaro, Jennifer Mahal, Sri Kurniawan, Marilyn Walker, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin, “SpyFeet: An Exercise {RPG}”, in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games, 2011.
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spyfeet-fdg-short-v5.pdf (480 KB)

Anne Sullivan and Gillian Smith, “Lessons in Teaching Game Design”, in Foundations of Digital Games (FDG 2011), Bordeaux, France, 2011.
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cosmospapercameraready.pdf (161 KB)

Adam M. Smith, Chris Lewis, Ken Hullett, Gillian Smith, and Anne Sullivan, “An Inclusive View of Player Modeling”, in 6th International Conference on Foundations of Digital Games, Bordeaux, France, 2011.
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pm_short.pdf (994 KB)

Aaron A. Reed, Ben Samuel, Anne Sullivan, Ricky Grant, April Grow, Justin Lazaro, Jennifer Mahal, Sri Kurniawan, Marilyn Walker, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin, “A Step Towards the Future of Role-Playing Games: The SpyFeet Mobile {RPG} Project”, in Proceedings of the 7th Annual International Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment Conference, Stanford, 2011.
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spyfeet-aiide-2011-finalposter.pdf (278 KB)

2010

Anne Sullivan, Michael Mateas, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin, “Rules of engagement: moving beyond combat-based quests”, in Proceedings of Foundations of Digital Games, Intelligent Narrative Technologies III Workshop, Monterey, CA, 2010.
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rulesofengagement.pdf (450 KB)

2009

Sherol Chen, Mark J. Nelson, Anne Sullivan, and Michael Mateas, “Evaluating the Authorial Leverage of Drama Management”, in Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Spring Symposium, 2009.
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authorialleverage.pdf (659 KB)

Anne Sullivan, Michael Mateas, and Noah Wardrip-Fruin, “QuestBrowser: Making Quests Playable with Computer-Assisted Quest Design”, in Proceedings of the 8th Digital Art and Culture Conference (DAC), Irvine, CA, 2009.
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0011_sullivan.pdf (1.4 MB)

Anne Sullivan, “Gender-inclusive quest design in massively multiplayer online role-playing games”, in FDG ’09: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Foundations of Digital Games, New York, NY, USA, 2009, pp. 354–356.
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sullivan-fdg09-dc-cr2.pdf (74 KB)

Sherol Chen, Anne Sullivan, Chris Lewis, Noah Wardrip-Fruin, and Michael Mateas, “Intelligent Interactive-Stories: Theory versus Practice”, in Game Developers Conference, 2009.
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Anne Sullivan, Sherol Chen, and Michael Mateas, “From Abstraction to Reality: Integrating Drama Management into a Playable Game Experience”, in Proceeding of the AAAI 2009 Spring Symposium, 2009.
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abstractiontoreality.pdf (244 KB)

2008

Anne Sullivan, Sherol Chen, and Michael Mateas, “Integrating Drama Management into an Adventure Game”, in Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment, 2008.
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aiide.2008.demo_.A92.pdf (26 KB)

2007

Jacob Telleen, Anne Sullivan, Jerry Yee, Oliver Wang, Prabath Gunawardane, Ian Collins, and James Davis, “Synthetic Shutter Speed Imaging”, in Computer Graphics Forum – Eurographics, 2007, vol. 26, pp. 591–598.
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SSSI_final.pdf (12.5 MB)