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Entertainment Computing - ICEC 2008

7th International Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, September 25-27, 2008, Proceedings

Editors: Stevens, Scott M., Saldamarco, Shirley (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Entertainment Computing, ICEC 2008, held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, in September 2008, under the auspices of IFIP.

The 26 revised full papers and 5 poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions for inclusion in the book. The papers cover entertainment experiences from robots to television, music to audio enhancing emotion, and dancing to poetry, as well as traditional game development.

Table of contents (31 chapters)

  • How I Learned to Love the Bomb: Defcon and the Ethics of Computer Games

    Sicart, Miguel

    Pages 1-10

  • When Items Become Victims: Brand Memory in Violent and Nonviolent Games

    Melzer, André (et al.)

    Pages 11-22

  • Immersion, the Greatest Hook

    Qureshi, Faisal

    Pages 23-26

  • Newsgames: Theory and Design

    Sicart, Miguel

    Pages 27-33

  • Agents That Relate: Improving the Social Believability of Non-Player Characters in Role-Playing Games

    Afonso, Nuno (et al.)

    Pages 34-45

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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-540-89221-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Entertainment Computing - ICEC 2008
Book Subtitle
7th International Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, September 25-27, 2008, Proceedings
Editors
  • Scott M. Stevens
  • Shirley Saldamarco
Series Title
Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI
Series Volume
5309
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
IFIP International Federation for Information Processing
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-89222-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-89222-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-89221-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 244
Topics