The Integrated Authoring Tool
The Integrated Authoring Tool might be the most important of all FAtiMA-Toolkit Modules. It functions as the “general manager” of the scenario as it stores all of the information of the Role Play Characters, World Model and all the Dialogues.
The Integrated Authoring Tool reads and creates ‘.iat’ files. In order to create a new .iat click on the “File->New” and then save the file by clicking “File->Save As” button and save the new file in the directory you prefer.
Here is an overview of what each area within the Tool does.
Let’s start by naming our scenario, anything you’d like and writing a brief description.
Additionally let’s create a character for our scenario. In FAtiMA each agent is represented as a Role Play Character, which means that when we click the “Create” button (in the Characters Section) the toolkit will create an “.rpc” file.
Let’s continue and understand what exactly are the Role Play Characters