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Catch-Up and Exam Review (posted 15 March 2004)
Reading: Ullman, The Bug (1-83).
ID Question: scripton and/or texton.
ID Question: Interactive Fiction vs MUD vs MOO
ID Question: Writing vs. Printing vs. Inscription
Raymond Queneau and One Hundred Thousand Billion Poems
Spatial v. Procedural v. Social Texts
Similarities, Differences, Overlap
Id question: multicursal vs. unicursal paths
ID: "The Book as a Machine"
The Structures of Interactive Narrativity:
-The Complete Graph
-The Vector w/ Side Branches
-The Hidden Story
-The Braided Plot