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A system and method for creating and executing interactive interpersonal computer simulations comprises an authoring editor. The authoring editor presents an authoring user interface with a comic book metaphor form for the creation of simulations. The authoring editor also provides constructs that represent chapter objects, cell objects, character objects, message objects, and thought objects to create a simulation. The authoring editor interprets the constructs and their arrangement and creates an executable simulation stored in an active simulation memory. The system also includes an engine that reads the active simulation memory, recognizes the data objects, and executes subroutines corresponding to the data objects. The engine outputs the results of the execution of the objects to the user through a simulation user interface.

Title
System and method for creating and executing interactive interpersonal computer simulations
Application Number
8/187681
Publication Number
5544305
Application Date
January 25, 1994
Publication Date
August 6, 1996
Inventor
Arthur James
San Jose
CA, US
Enio Ohmaye
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Greg T Sueoka
Assignee
Apple Computer
CA, US
IPC
G06F 9/44
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