MEXICA: A computer model of a cognitive account of creative writing

  title={MEXICA: A computer model of a cognitive account of creative writing},
  author={Rafael P{\'e}rez y P{\'e}rez and Mike Sharples},
  journal={Journal of Experimental \& Theoretical Artificial Intelligence},
  pages={119 - 139}
MEXICA is a computer model that produces frameworks for short stories based on the engagement-reflection cognitive account of writing. During engagement MEXICA generates material guided by content and rhetorical constraints, avoiding the use of explicit goals or story-structure information. During reflection the system breaks impasses, evaluates the novelty and interestingness of the story in progress and verifies that coherence requirements are satisfied. In this way, MEXICA complements and… Expand
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