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Ninan, O. Deborah ; Ajíbádé, George O. ; Odéjobí, Odetunji A.

Appraisal of Computational Model for Yorùbá Folktale Narrative

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Our effort at developing computational models for African narratives, particularly those of Yorùbá folktales, is challenged by the diversity in concepts and methodologies in the discipline. This motivated us to pause and consider the various computational models of narratives in the literature. This is with a view to finding the most appropriate or otherwise adapt a closely related one for the purpose. Thorndyke's story grammar was among the models of narrative in the literature which were appraised, found close in structure and was adapted for the modelling of Yorùbá folktales narrative. In conclusion we found that the modified version of Thorndyke's model was appropriate for modelling Yorùbá folktales narrative.

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  author =	{O. Deborah Ninan and George O. Aj{\'i}b{\'a}d{\'e} and Odetunji A. Od{\'e}job{\'i}},
  title =	{{Appraisal of Computational Model for Yorùb{\'a} Folktale Narrative}},
  booktitle =	{7th Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN 2016)},
  pages =	{14:1--14:11},
  series =	{OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs)},
  ISBN =	{978-3-95977-020-0},
  ISSN =	{2190-6807},
  year =	{2016},
  volume =	{53},
  editor =	{Ben Miller and Antonio Lieto and R{\'e}mi Ronfard and Stephen G. Ware and Mark A. Finlayson},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-67158},
  doi =		{10.4230/OASIcs.CMN.2016.14},
  annote =	{Keywords: Computational, Modelling, Grammar, Folktales, Yorùb{\'a}}

Keywords: Computational, Modelling, Grammar, Folktales, Yorùbá
Collection: 7th Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative (CMN 2016)
Issue Date: 2016
Date of publication: 25.10.2016

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