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Games for Data Collection
Submitted by Onkar Hoysala (@onkarhoysala) on Tuesday, 8 May 2012
Section: Data Analytics Technical level: Intermediate Session type: Lecture
To discuss the use of serious games for data collection.
The advantages that games (including serious games) provide can be leveraged to use them as a tool for data collection. Serious games provide a learning objective for the player while providing a multi-fold research objectives, including data collection.
The topic doesn't necessary fall under the above topics, but is generally relevant for data analysis and data collection.
Onkar Hoysala is a researcher at Fields of View, a non-profit organisation working on problems related to urban systems and public safety & security. He has 2 years research experience developing games and simulations for urban systems and disaster management.