Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera
Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera is a Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He researches technologies to improve interactive narrative design and development through artificial intelligence. Rogelio has been a recipient of the National GEM Fellowship, the Department of Energy’s Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, and in 2017 was recognized as a “New and Future Educator in AI” by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. Rogelio has published at diverse, high-impact venues in and around intelligent narrative technologies, and his work has been recognized with a Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS) in 2012, a Best Student Paper on a Cognitive Science Topic at the Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative in 2012, and an Honorable Mention for Best Paper at the ACM Computer-Human Interaction Conference in 2016. He has served on numerous program committees, has co-chaired the Intelligent Narrative Technologies track at ICIDS in 2016, and will co-chair the Workshops at the 2017 AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment. Rogelio received his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and has interned as a computational narratologist at Sandia National Laboratories and Disney Research.
Panel: The Future Shape of Game Narrative
(Panelist include Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera, Jesse Scoble, Brian Kindregan, and Toiya K. Finley)
Technology and innovation have combined to create an ever-wider set of possibilities for game narratives. From VR to AAA and everything in between, the landscape is constantly changing. What does the future hold for game narrative? Find out what our panelists think!