The RAGE Software Asset Model and Metadata Model

  • A. Georgiev
  • A. Grigorov
  • B. Bontchev
  • P. Boytchev
  • K. Stefanov
  • K. Bahreini
  • E. Nyamsuren
  • W. van der Vegt
  • W. Westera
  • R. Prada
  • Paul Hollins
  • Pablo Moreno
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9894)

Abstract

Software assets are key output of the RAGE project and they can be used by applied game developers to enhance the pedagogical and educational value of their games. These software assets cover a broad spectrum of functionalities – from player analytics including emotion detection to intelligent adaptation and social gamification. In order to facilitate integration and interoperability, all of these assets adhere to a common model, which describes their properties through a set of metadata. In this paper the RAGE asset model and asset metadata model is presented, capturing the detail of assets and their potential usage within three distinct dimensions – technological, gaming and pedagogical. The paper highlights key issues and challenges in constructing the RAGE asset and asset metadata model and details the process and design of a flexible metadata editor that facilitates both adaptation and improvement of the asset metadata model.

Keywords

Serious games Software assets Game assets Asset model Asset metadata model Metadata editor Gamification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Georgiev
    • 1
  • A. Grigorov
    • 1
    • 6
  • B. Bontchev
    • 1
  • P. Boytchev
    • 1
  • K. Stefanov
    • 1
  • K. Bahreini
    • 2
  • E. Nyamsuren
    • 2
  • W. van der Vegt
    • 2
  • W. Westera
    • 2
  • R. Prada
    • 3
  • Paul Hollins
    • 4
  • Pablo Moreno
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics and InformaticsSofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”SofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Open University of the NetherlandsHeerlenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.University of LisbonLisbonPortugal
  4. 4.The University of BoltonBoltonUK
  5. 5.Universidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain
  6. 6.Institute of Mathematics and InformaticsBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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