Pan, Z., Cheok, A.D., Mueller, W., Liarokapis, F. (Eds.)
2013, XII, 297 p. 142 illus.
Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.
You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.
After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.
Gives a forum for stimulating and innovative research ideas in edutainment Features outstanding contributions from the VS-Games 2011 conference as well as other selected papers Contains detailed papers on up-to-date research in serious games and virtual worlds
This journal subline serves as a forum for stimulating and disseminating innovative research ideas, theories, emerging technologies, empirical investigations, state-of-the-art methods, and tools in all different genres of edutainment, such as game-based learning and serious games, interactive storytelling, virtual learning environments, VR-based education, and related fields. It covers aspects from educational and game theories, human-computer interaction, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, and systems design.
This issue contains a special section on serious games with 8 outstanding contributions from the VS-Games 2011 conference; furthermore, there are 13 regular papers. These contributions clearly demonstrate the use of serious games and virtual worlds for edutainment applications and form a basis for further exploration and new ideas.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »3D environments - ageing population - augmented reality - digital interfaces - educational games
The Periodic Table of Elements via an XNA-Powered Serious Game.- Digital Storytelling within Virtual Environments: “The Battle of Thermopylae”.- Games on Prescription! Evaluation of the Elinor Console for Home-Based Stroke Rehabilitation.- An Analysis of the Potential to Utilize Virtual Worlds to Enhance Edutainment and Improve the Wellbeing of the Ageing Population.- Course Lectures as Problem-Based Learning Interventions in Virtual Worlds.- Virtual Customers in a Multiagent Training Application.- Game Based Early Programming Education: The More You Play, the More You Learn.- Story Guided Virtual Environments in Educational Applications.- Rendering Technology of 3D Digital Chinese Ink-Wash Landscape Paintings Based on Maya.- Effects of RPG on Middle School Players’ Intrapersonal Intelligence.- Implementation of Lushan Virtual Digital Plant Museum.- Pedestrian Detection Based on Kernel Discriminative Sparse Representation.- The Design and Implementation of Computer-Aided Chinese Medicated Diet System.- Music-Driven Emotion Model Applied in Digitalized Dance Performance of Sacrificial Ceremony for Confucius.- Real-Time Rendering Framework in the Virtual Home Design System.- Multiple-Cue-Based Visual Object Contour Tracking with Incremental Learning.- Building Virtual Entertainment Environment with Tiled Display Wall and Motion Tracking.- A Calibration Method for Removing the Effect of Infrared Camera Self-radiance on the Accuracy of Temperature Measurement.- Enjoying of Traditional Chinese Shadow Play – A Cross-Culture Study.- A Patch-Based Data Reorganization Method for Coupling Large-Scale Simulations and Parallel Visualization.- The Boom and Bust and Boom of Educational Games.