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A serious game for EVAcuation training

Jose Fernando Silva, Joao Emilio Almeida, Rosaldo J. F. Rossetti, Antonio Leca Coelho
2013 2013 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH)  
Serious Games are increasingly used as a training and educational tool. Fire keeps claiming a high number of victims.  ...  EVA is presented as a possible solution, which is based on the concept of Serious Game that can be used as a training tool for health care professionals. A preliminary prototype was developed.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This project has been partially supported by FCT (Fundac;Cio para a Ciencia e a Tecn% gia), the Portuguese Agency for R&D, under grant SFRH/BD172946/2010.  ... 
doi:10.1109/segah.2013.6665302 dblp:conf/segah/SilvaARC13 fatcat:5dah7wcbpvfpvcykxyma3o5mvi

Immersive virtual reality serious games for evacuation training and research: A systematic literature review

Zhenan Feng, Vicente A. González, Robert Amor, Ruggiero Lovreglio, Guillermo Cabrera-Guerrero
2018 Computers & Education  
Serious games (SGs) are an innovative approach devoted to training and educating people in a gaming environment.  ...  An appropriate and safe behavior for exiting a facility is key to reducing injuries and increasing survival when facing an emergency evacuation in a building.  ...  Background Serious Games SGs have become a popular training and behavior analysis tool in the last decades (7) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2018.09.002 fatcat:tgxq6xfw6rh5hph7jtkp3oei2e

Virtual Fire Evacuation Drills through a Web-Based Serious Game

Yajun Yang, Zhen Xu, Yingying Wu, Wei Wei, Ruizhuo Song
2021 Applied Sciences  
As a prototype of the serious game, a stand-alone system for virtual drill had been developed.  ...  On this basis, the system framework of the serious game is first designed for web-based training, including the database, front and back ends.  ...  In this study, a web-based serious game for virtual fire evacuation drills is proposed. Firstly, the system framework of the serious game is designed for web-based training.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app112311284 fatcat:tohbe7anufhyhprzr3mp7z4ve4

Adaptive Serious Games for Emergency Evacuation Training

Nicola Capuano, Richard King
2015 2015 International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems  
To overcome these limits we propose an engaging approach for evacuation training, targeted towards primary and secondary school students and based on adaptive serious games.  ...  The preparation of evacuation plans for public buildings and the related training is mandated by law in many countries.  ...  In this scenario, serious games can be used as a tool to improve the outcomes of evacuation training.  ... 
doi:10.1109/incos.2015.32 dblp:conf/incos/CapuanoK15 fatcat:6d6jvrdivjhqhg4oaytax2lq3i

An Immersive Serious Game For Firefighting And Evacuation Training In Healthcare Facilities

Anass Rahouti, Guillaume Salze, Ruggiero Lovreglio, Sélim Datoussaïd
2017 Zenodo  
In this paper, we describe all the steps required to develop such a prototype, as well as the key questions that need to be answered, to develop a serious game for firefighting and evacuation in healthcare  ...  In healthcare facilities, training the staff for firefighting and evacuation in real buildings is very challenging due to the presence of a vulnerable population in such an environment.  ...  For example, serious games increase the realism of the learning experience and create engagement into the training.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1132439 fatcat:bv7feoefmram5oaoewysx22eqe

Towards A Serious Games Evacuation Simulator

Joao Ribeiro, Joao Emilio Almeida, Rosaldo J. F. Rossetti, Antonio Coelho, Antonio Leca Coelho
2012 ECMS 2012 Proceedings edited by: K. G. Troitzsch, M. Moehring, U. Lotzmann  
In this scenario, serious games can be used as a tool for training, planning and evaluating emergency plans. In this paper a prototype of a serious games evacuation simulator is presented.  ...  The evacuation of complex buildings is a challenge under any circumstances. Fire drills are a way of training and validating evacuation plans.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This project has been partially supported by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), the Portuguese Agency for R&D, under grant SFRH/BD/72946/2010.  ... 
doi:10.7148/2012-0697-0702 dblp:conf/ecms/RibeiroARCC12 fatcat:5lkwfcuoszczbauixrph7qsahe

Using Serious Games to Train Evacuation Behaviour [article]

João Ribeiro, João Emílio Almeida, Rosaldo J. F. Rossetti, António Coelho, António Leça Coelho
2013 arXiv   pre-print
This paper presents a serious game developed using Unity3D to recreate a virtual fire evacuation training tool. The prototype application was deployed which allowed the validation by user testing.  ...  Serious games are a possible solution to tackle this problem.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This project has been partially supported by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), the Portuguese Agency for R&D, under grant SFRH/BD/72946/2010.  ... 
arXiv:1303.3828v1 fatcat:t6lv6dzm5zg2bgrofxa2i25ida

Immersive Virtual Reality Serious Games With DL-Assisted Learning in High-Rise Fire Evacuation on Fire Safety Training and Research

Shih-Yeh Chen, Wei-Che Chien
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
Serious games are an innovative teaching method, aiming at training and educating people in game environments.  ...  Various educational training programs are combined with serious games and attract more and more attention because they can make users feel highly involved and promote learning cognition.  ...  Therefore, this study proposes and achieves a learning environment based on immersive virtual reality serious games for training behavioral skills on fire safety for high-rise building fire escape.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2022.786314 pmid:35677135 pmcid:PMC9168754 fatcat:xt2kys6l5bhivclxqdd2lubjme

Serious Games for Training Occupants of a Building in Personal Fire Safety Skills

Luca Chittaro, Roberto Ranon
2009 2009 Conference in Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications  
In this paper, we propose serious games as a tool to acquire personal fire safety skills, also discussing a specific game we have developed.  ...  To survive a fire, occupants of a building have to be able to evacuate the structure before the situation becomes unsustainable.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We are grateful to Lorena Volpe, who implemented a VRML prototype to test some of the preliminary ideas that went into the current game.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vs-games.2009.8 dblp:conf/vsgames/ChittaroR09 fatcat:iddxhgidcjexfkxxc7vwbrskvm

A review of digital serious games for tsunami risk communication

Steven Hawthorn, Rui Jesus, Maria Ana Baptista
2021 International Journal of Serious Games  
The research conducted a thorough review of evidence and effectiveness of digital serious games (SGs) for communication of action-oriented key messages (related to tsunami evacuation) to children.  ...  The research informs future game development projects which need to embrace comprehensive stakeholder involvement and inputs. Recommendations for serious game development projects are proposed.  ...  Conversely, games related to serious subjects may not be taken seriously by players for a variety of reasons, so the term "serious games" remains imperfect.  ... 
doi:10.17083/ijsg.v8i2.411 fatcat:spuz4pkz6vb4jn6hpcafluxcze

Design, Development, and Evaluation of a Virtual Reality Serious Game for School Fire Preparedness Training

Stylianos Mystakidis, Jeries Besharat, George Papantzikos, Athanasios Christopoulos, Chrysostomos Stylios, Spiros Agorgianitis, Dimitrios Tselentis
2022 Education Sciences  
Immersive virtual reality (VR) is a technology that can be effective for procedural skills training through game-based simulations such as serious games.  ...  The results indicate that the VR serious game is appropriate for training, providing challenge, enjoyment, and mastery.  ...  Serious games have been also utilized extensively for evacuation training [31] . The same literature review revealed a conceptual framework for effective serious game design.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci12040281 fatcat:qu6tw67vo5a5td2yqiekcllgre

Serious games for emergency preparedness: Evaluation of an interactive vs. a non-interactive simulation of a terror attack

Luca Chittaro, Riccardo Sioni
2015 Computers in Human Behavior  
First, we propose a serious game that simulates a mass emergency caused by a terror attack in a train station.  ...  Emergency preparedness is a relevant emerging application of serious games. A general issue in exploiting such approach concerns the breadth of the population that can be reached by serious games.  ...  In this paper, we propose a serious game for emergency preparedness that simulates a mass emergency caused by a terror attack in a train station and provides recommendations about emergency evacuations  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2015.03.074 fatcat:ikh5rdxeubcy3age7oofwpwevq

Preliminary Experiments with EVA - Serious Games Virtual Fire Drill Simulator [article]

José Fernando M. Silva, João Emílio Almeida, António Pereira, Rosaldo J. F. Rossetti, António Leça Coelho
2013 arXiv   pre-print
The proposed methodology aims to study the viability of using a game that recreates a fire drill in a 3D environment using Serious Games.  ...  Fire keeps claiming a large number of victims in building fires. Although there are ways to minimize such events, fire drills are used to train the building occupants for emergency situations.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This project has been partially supported by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), the Portuguese Agency for R&D, under grant SFRH/BD/72946/2010.  ... 
arXiv:1304.0726v1 fatcat:vwfrcxau7bc3tc3hx3jweg37oq

Using Serious Games to Train Children and Elicit Fire Safety Behaviour [chapter]

João E. Almeida, Rosaldo J. F. Rossetti, Brígida Mónica Faria, António Leça Coelho
2015 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
Serious Games are being increasingly used as a tool for various applications, contrary to the traditional entertainment purpose. One of their application domains is fire safety.  ...  A group of 19 children from an elementary school played two different role plays using a Serious Game and the data of their behaviours was collected. Results were analysed and are here presented.  ...  This project has been partially supported by FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), the Portuguese Agency for R&D, under grant SFRH/BD/72946/2010.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16486-1_114 fatcat:ffzzgipzergnbn4kxrdlechyry

BIM Based Virtual Environment for Fire Emergency Evacuation

Bin Wang, Haijiang Li, Yacine Rezgui, Alex Bradley, Hoang N. Ong
2014 The Scientific World Journal  
This paper introduces a BIM based virtual environment supported by virtual reality (VR) and a serious game engine to address several key issues for building emergency management, for example, timely two-way  ...  The focus of this paper lies on how to utilize BIM as a comprehensive building information provider to work with virtual reality technologies to build an adaptable immersive serious game environment to  ...  The BIM-VE can transfer the building information model to the serious game for different purposes within a minute, which offers a huge potential for evacuation training during the building design stage  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/589016 pmid:25197704 pmcid:PMC4146354 fatcat:x742cu3d4rh33hg454ws55sm2e
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