Smith, Ian, Stewart, Fiona and Turner, Phil (2004) Winky Dink and you: determining patterns of narrative for interactive television. In: Second European Conference on Interactive Television. CiteSeer, UK.
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We report on the identification, creation and use of narrative patterns to create an interactive cartoon. We have undertaken an analysis of an American 1950-60’s interactive television cartoon - Winky Dink and You, which gave the illusion of interaction. Winky Dink offered an engaging and enjoyable experience of a type not currently available on interactive television. We identified a number of recurrent sequences in the cartoon that we describe as narrative patterns. These patterns have also been used to create a genuine interactive cartoon using a modern multimedia development tool. We believe that this work could contribute towards the design and development interactive media (i-media) suitable for interactive television (iTV)
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:||paper presented at 2nd European Conference on Interactive Television: Enhancing the Experience Brighton, U.K. Wednesday March 31 - Friday April 2 2004|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Narrative patterns; Interactive Television (iTV); Interactive Media (i-media);|
|University Divisions/Research Centres:||Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing|
|Dewey Decimal Subjects:||000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 006 Special Computer Methods|
|Library of Congress Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Depositing User:||Computing Research|
|Date Deposited:||11 May 2010 12:36|
|Last Modified:||12 Jan 2011 04:53|
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