Sökning: "Digital games"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 46 avhandlingar innehållade orden Digital games.
1. Power Games : Rules and Roles in Second Life
Sammanfattning : This study investigates how the members of four different role-playing communities on the online platform Second Life perform social as well as dramatic roles within their community. The trajectories of power influencing these roles are my main focus. LÄS MER
2. Games and Probabilistic Infinite-State Systems
Sammanfattning : Computer programs keep finding their ways into new safety-critical applications, while at the same time growing more complex. This calls for new and better methods to verify the correctness of software. We focus on one approach to verifying systems, namely that of model checking. LÄS MER
3. Sacred Games - Becoming Gods : Priming digital game ethics
Sammanfattning : The point of departure for my research is a perceived breach and resulting dissonance between how digital games and other parts of society that are similar in form, enact certain aspects of life. This shift was made especially clear in massive multiplayer games in 2004 with the release of World of Warcraft, the design of which panders to cultural weak points, rather than attempting to mimic them. LÄS MER
4. Patterns and procedural content generation in digital games : automatic level generation for digital games using game design patterns
Sammanfattning : The development of content in digital games, such as game worlds, quests, levels, 3D-models, and textures, is costly and time consuming. To address this, different approaches to automate the process of creating game content, often referred to as procedural content generation (PCG), has been suggested. LÄS MER
5. Unpacking Digital Game-Based Learning : The complexities of developing and using educational games
Sammanfattning : Digital game-based learning has traditionally been examined from an ‘artefact-centric’ perspective that focuses on understanding how game design and principles of learning are, or can be, intertwined. These types of examinations have resulted in many descriptions of games’ educational potential, which has subsequently led to many types of arguments for why games should be used more extensively in formal education. LÄS MER