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- 6Carbonaro, Mike
- 5Cutumisu, Maria
- 5Schaeffer, Jonathan
- 5Szafron, Duane
- 4Onuczko, Curtis
- 3McNaughton, Matthew
- 3Generative pattern
- 3Scripting language
- 2Ambient behavior
- 2Collaborative behavior
- 2Computer games
- 2Intelligent agents
Enrollment in Computing Science university programs is at a dangerously low level. A major reason for this is the general lack of interest in Computing Science by females. In this paper, we discuss our experience with using a computer game construction environment as a vehicle to encourage female...
Many computer games use custom scripts to control the ambient behaviors of non-player characters (NPCs). Therefore, a story writer must write fragments of computer code for the hundreds or thousands of NPCs in the game world. The challenge is to create entertaining and non-repetitive behaviors...
To compete in today's market, companies that develop computer role-playing games (CRPGs) must quickly and reliably create realistic, engaging game stories. Indeed, intricate storylines and realism that goes beyond graphics have become major product differentiators. To establish both, it's...
The unprecedented growth in numbers of children playing computer games has stimulated discussion and research regarding what, if any, educational value these games have for teaching and learning. The research on this topic has primarily focused on children as players of computer games rather than...
Schaeffer, Jonathan, Siegel, Jeff, Duff, Harvey, Schumacher, Allan, Roy, Thomas, Gillis, Stephanie, Onuczko, Curtis, McNaughton, Matthew, Carbonaro, Mike, Waugh, Kevin, Szafron, Duane, Cutumisu, Maria
The traditional approach to implementing interactions between a player character (PC) and objects in computer games is to write scripts in a procedural scripting language. These scripts are usually so complex that they must be written by a computer programmer rather than by the author of the game...
Health Science teams are increasingly interprofessional and often require use of information communication technology. These shifts result in a need for health science students to learn online interprofessional teamwork skills early in their training. In response, one interprofessional...