In-Depth Observation of Video Gamers

  • Jorge Alves Lino
  • Ben Salem
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5309)


In this poster we present the observations results of video gamers playing Halo 3 on the X-Box console. We report on the data we have gathered thanks to a Noldus Observer system. These data relate to gamer behaviour, game actions and basic biofeedback.


Game gamer observation Behaviour physiological data 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jorge Alves Lino
    • 1
  • Ben Salem
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial DesignEindhoven University of TechnologyThe Netherlands

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