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Players’ Performance in Cross Generational Game Playing

  • Mahmoud AwadEmail author
  • Cathy Craig
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10622)

Abstract

This study investigates how the player performance can be analyzed when playing exergames. This analysis aims to enable people with different physical capabilities to play against each other and have fair opportunities to win, contrary to the current implementations of exergames where the winner usually is the player who has better performance (e.g. faster response speed). By implementing this technique into exergames, an older adult will be able to play against a younger one and win.

Keywords

Cross generation Games for elderly Exergames Player performance 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by Microsoft Research through its Ph.D. Scholarship Program.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing, Electronics and MathematicsCoventry UniversityCoventryUK
  2. 2.School of PsychologyQueen’s University of BelfastBelfastUK

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