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Wordplay: When Language Meets Games
Prithviraj Ammanabrolu · Matthew Hausknecht · Xingdi Yuan · Marc-Alexandre Côté · Adam Trischler · Kory Mathewson · John Urbanek · Jason Weston · Mark Riedl

Sat Dec 12 06:00 AM -- 03:00 PM (PST) @
Event URL: https://wordplay-workshop.github.io/ »

This workshop will focus on exploring the utility of interactive narratives to fill a role as the learning environments of choice for language-based tasks including but not limited to storytelling. A previous iteration of this workshop took place very successfully with over a hundred attendees, also at NeurIPS, in 2018 and since then the community of people working in this area has rapidly increased. This workshop aims to be a centralized place where all researchers involved across a breadth of fields can interact and learn from each other. Furthermore, it will act as a showcase to the wider NLP/RL/Game communities on interactive narrative's place as a learning environment. The program will feature a collection of invited talks in addition to contributed talks and posters from each of these sections of the interactive narrative community and the wider NLP and RL communities.

Author Information

Prithviraj Ammanabrolu (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Matthew Hausknecht (Microsoft Research)
Xingdi Yuan (Microsoft Research)
Marc-Alexandre Côté (Microsoft Research)
Adam Trischler (Microsoft)
Kory Mathewson (DeepMind)
John Urbanek (Facebook)
Jason Weston (Facebook AI Research)
Mark Riedl (Georgia Institute of Technology)

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