Understanding Goal-Based Stories through Model Finding and Planning

Erik T. Mueller

We present an approach for understanding goal-based stories that combines model finding and planning. We present an algorithm that takes narrated actions, narrated properties, and a domain description as input and produces weighted models as output. We demonstrate the use of the approach on two examples.

Subjects: 13.1 Discourse; 5. Common Sense Reasoning

Submitted: Aug 25, 2007