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Title: A Mathematical Model of Game Refinement and Its Applications to Sports Games
Authors: Sutiono, Arie Pratama
Ramadan, Rido
Jarukasetporn, Peetikorn
Takeuchi, Junki
Purwarianti, Ayu
Iida, Hiroyuki
Keywords: game refinement theory
engagement assessment
sports games
board games
video games
Issue Date: 2015-10-20
Publisher: European Alliance for Innovation
Magazine name: EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies
Volume: 15
Number: 5
Start page: e1
DOI: 10.4108/eai.20-10-2015.150095
Abstract: This paper explores a mathematical model of game progress. We claim that a realistic model of the game progress during the in-game period is not linear but exponential. The second derivative value, i.e., acceleration in the sense of dynamics, is derived from the model and we propose to use the value as a measure of game refinement. This is because acceleration of game progress should be related to the emotional impact in our minds, as thrill or engagement in games. We also evaluate well known games using our theory like sport games, that would further be classified by the rule to finish the game. It is expected that the game refinement theory will be widely used as a tool to assess the quality of various types of games as a new game theory.
Rights: Arie Pratama Sutiono, Rido Ramadan, Peetikorn Jarukasetporn, Junki Takeuchi, Ayu Purwarianti, Hiroyuki Iida, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies, 15(5): e1, 2015. Copyright © 2015 A. Pratma et al., licensed to EAI. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/), which permits unlimited use, distribution and reproduction in any medium so long as the original work is properly cited.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10119/12986
Material Type: publisher
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