AI Dialog (From ph.d. thesis)
Jeff Orkin http://www.jorkin.com
Current approaches don’t lend themselves to authoring large amounts of content. Content authoring bottleneck – hard and slow to use. Human imagination is a limited resource.
Collective Artificial Intelligence. Record people playing games, discover patterns in gameplay, replay fragments of patterns at run time. The future of AI looks less like a state machine and more like a search engine.
Released “The Restaurant Game”, about 75% of people did “regular restaurant things”.
Two Revolutions: Data Mining and Human Computation. Merge both?
Pay humans to tag/annotate your data into events, themes, etc. Produces thousands of annotated transcripts, so thousands of variants – 18,000 unique lines of dialog.
Characters as improvisational actors.