Capturing Entertainment Through Heart Rate Dynamics in the Playware Playground
This paper introduces a statistical approach for capturing enter-tainment in real-time through physiological signals within interactive playgrounds inspired by computer games. For this purpose children’s heart rate (HR) signals and judgement on entertainment are obtained from experiments on the innovative Playware playground. A comprehensive statistical analysis shows that children’s notion of entertainment correlates highly with their average HR during the game.
KeywordsComputer Game Average Heart Rate Approximate Entropy Heart Rate Signal Minimum Heart Rate
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