A Systematic Review of Geolocated Pervasive Games: A Perspective from Game Development Methodologies, Software Metrics and Linked Open Data

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10289)


Pervasive games are a new way of social interaction through new technologies such as sensors, software applications and network communication that can be found in mobile devices. Those games allow us to do daily activities in a natural way and arise as a new option of entertainment. For that reason, we decided to do a systematic literature review to identify the methods and metrics used in the development of pervasive games and how they relate to Linked Open Data (LOD). This review presents findings to confirm the need of methodologies to develop applications related to games and entertainment of pervasive nature, and incorporate all its characteristics, which make them different from traditional software.


Pervasive games Game development Semantic web Game metrics Systematic review 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Sistemas, Facultad de Ingeniería Electrónica y Telecomunicaciones – FIETUniversidad del CaucaPopayánColombia
  2. 2.Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos, ETSI InformáticaUniversidad de GranadaGranadaSpain
  3. 3.Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos, Facultad de IngenieríaUniversidad de CaldasManizalesColombia

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