Category Archives: Serious Gaming

Games that are not just for fun e.g. eHealth, traffic management, tourism etc.

New Paper – Touch by Touch: Promoting Cultural Awareness With Multitouch Gaming

A short workshop paper which has just been presented about some on-going work that uses a combination of games, multitouch interaction and telepresence technologies to bring two museums in Europe closer together. The work forms the basis of a platform … Continue reading

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Paper Available on Designing Augmented Reality Games

Although from 2008 I have only come across a PDF of it again recently. The paper covers designing a location-aware augmented reality game and includes some concepts that may be useful for others. It won best paper at MobileHCI 2008. … Continue reading

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Workshop on Entertainment Technology in Transportation against Frustration, Aggression and Irrationality

DEADLINE EXTENDED: May 20th, 2013 Workshop on “Entertainment Technology in Transportation against Frustration, Aggression and Irrationality” August 27, 2013, Munich, Germany Held in conjunction with 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (MobileHCI 2013) http://workshops.icts.sbg.ac.at/mobilehci2013 ——— … Continue reading

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New Paper: Using Gamification and Metaphor to Design a Mobility Platform for Commuters

Our paper on Using Gamification and Metaphor to Design a Mobility Platform for Commuters (McCall, Koenig and Kracheel) has now been published in The International Journal of Mobile Human-Computer Interaction. Abstract: In this paper the authors explain the use of gamification as a … Continue reading

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Updated: Vehicular Applications and Gamification Papers

Here is a list of the main papers from this website that explore using gamification to reduce traffic congestion. The work is drawn from research in how to apply vehicular networking technology to reduce traffic congestion. The first paper explores … Continue reading

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