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Analysis of friendship network from MMORPG based data [article]

Dean Črnigoj
2016 arXiv   pre-print
This work analyzes friendship network from a Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG). The network is based on data from a private server that was active from 2007 until 2011.  ...  Work checks how friendship network can be correlated to the clan (a self-organized group of players who often form a league and play on the same side in a match) network.  ...  The network data we are using is from a private server running Lineage II 1 emulations software. The data was collected from a server that was online from May 2007 to June 2011.  ... 
arXiv:1602.03674v1 fatcat:ungi5tf3bjgddpcpf7umuzftky

Play With Me? Understanding and Measuring the Social Aspect of Casual Gaming [article]

Adam Alsén, Julian Runge, Anders Drachen, Daniel Klapper
2016 arXiv   pre-print
This suggests that not only social network games, but also casual mobile games can benefit from deeper social gameplay mechanics.  ...  Driven by the advent of social networks and the digitization of game distribution.  ...  Most casual social games offer a form of virtual currency that can be purchased for real money [16] [17] 30] . • Strong sociability around the game [15] : Lewis et al.  ... 
arXiv:1612.02172v1 fatcat:em7wrog5czf5hhi7z3bojljahm

Early career teacher peer support through private groups in social media

Bernadette Mercieca, Nick Kelly
2017 Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education  
Participants describe using private online groups for: (a) support during casual employment; (b) accessing collegial support from pre-existing connections, in particular those formed during initial teacher  ...  This paper describes the support that Australian early career teachers are accessing through private groups within social media.  ...  You end up a virtual staffroom, that's what I like to think of it."  ... 
doi:10.1080/1359866x.2017.1312282 fatcat:y7fqpz6lhne37h3vacnwsa6o64

Venues for Meeting Sex Partners and Partner HIV Risk Characteristics: HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN064) Women's HIV Seroincidence Study (ISIS)

M. Roman Isler, C. Golin, J. Wang, J. Hughes, J. Justman, D. Haley, I. Kuo, A. Adimora, W. Chege, S. Hodder
2015 Aids and Behavior  
The 2099 women reported meeting 3991 partners, 51 % at Public, 30 % Private, 17 % Formal and 3 % at Virtual venues.  ...  We categorized venues where women enrolled in HPTN 064 reported meeting their last three sex partners as: (1) Formal, (2) Public, (3) Private, and (4) Virtual spaces.  ...  Variable Formal % Public % Private % Virtual % Adjusted p value a Public versus formal Private versus formal Virtual versus formal Private versus public Virtual versus  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10461-015-1057-3 pmid:25863466 pmcid:PMC5068222 fatcat:it6rrjnqkner7nm7nw73gjmsze

Engineering Sociability

Carrie Heeter, Chandan (Dan) Sarkar, Becky Palmer-Scott, Shasha Zhang
2012 International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations  
Casual players may gain casual social connections, whereas more committed and involved players create and experience deeper community.  ...  Hampton and Gupta (2008) refer to this kind of use of technology to create a private sphere of interaction within a public space as "public privatism."  ... 
doi:10.4018/jgcms.2012040101 fatcat:poqhenda6vhztehalbrijt3gy4


John J. Ritsko, Marilyn L. Bates
2001 IBM Systems Journal  
private networks.  ...  Virtual private networks allow low-cost, secure com- munication over the Internet. A critical factor in the security of these networks involves the exchange of keys.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.403.0612 fatcat:zcwjjlot2jcuxg3ufjykl52w5a

Virtual Science in Senology: Let Us Not Throw out the Baby with the Bathwater

Nadia Harbeck, Christoph Thomssen, Michael Gnant
2020 Breast Care  
Undoubtedly, the COVID-19 pandemic has abruptly changed our professional (and private) lives.  ...  ., ASCO 2020, together with other conferences such as ESMO Breast 2020, has been transferred to a virtual format. In the fall of 2020, ESMO will also provide a completely virtual program.  ...  Long-term cooperation often begins with casual encounters at major meetings.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000510067 pmid:32982640 pmcid:PMC7490666 fatcat:vugkvgz66zakjamywcvnjlzare

Page 19 of Ethnology Vol. 30, Issue 1 [page]

1991 Ethnology  
No formal bargain or casual agreement is complete without a ritual drink and an exchange of cigarettes.  ...  Consequently, male relations in public places may be observed as a network defined by continually circulating perishables, consumed and reproduced in fraternal assemblies shrouded in clouds of tobacco  ... 

Avatars Are For Real: Virtual Communities and Public Spheres

Eiko Ikegami, Piet Hut
2008 Journal of Virtual Worlds Research  
As the virtual worlds of Tokugawa, Japan and Second Life illustrate, the strength of weak-tie networks can form the basis for public spheres in a surprisingly large spectrum of times, locations and cultures  ...  We explore parallels with the virtual world of Second Life.  ...  The key here is the way in which Japanese art circlesfluid, casual, yet vibrant networks of non-political activities-effectively formed a "virtual world," a kind of Second Life itself, within early modern  ... 
doi:10.4101/jvwr.v1i1.288 fatcat:ath7yqrxrra4jkgtod7mtfbcju

Jamspace: Designing A Collaborative Networked Music Space For Novices

Michael Gurevich
2006 Zenodo  
An interactive music environment to support real-time jamming by novices and amateur musicians over a network is described.  ...  JamSpace's design addresses these needs with a novel hardware and software interface incorporating listening, private rehearsal, mixing, looping tracks and real-time jamming.  ...  The design of a collaborative networked music application for novices in the contexts of network music, media spaces and online virtual environments is discussed below.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1176914 fatcat:kpgu4o67i5gtbf2jfiubyfg4fi

Towards Sustainability in Viral Marketing with User Engaging Supporting Campaigns

Jarosław Jankowski, Magdalena Zioło, Artur Karczmarczyk, Jarosław Wątróbski
2017 Sustainability  
Apart from the main scientific goal that is presented, the study demonstrates how virtual worlds can provide a laboratory-like environment for identifying the processes that underpin viral marketing.  ...  It capitalizes on the trust embodied in an individual's social network, as individuals are more likely to attend to and forward messages that have been sent within their social network [6] [7] [8] .  ...  Moreover, while all the users could meet in public rooms, users had the option to purchase and furnish private rooms in which their avatars could congregate.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10010015 fatcat:u6fq23uyargwpjhlolzczt7n3y

Not Profit Technologies: Emphasizing Open Source Cloud Computing,

P. K Paul, Sreeramana Aithal, A. Bhuimali
2017 Zenodo  
Virtually, it comprises IT and ECE system which supports the goal of nonprofit, nongovernment, grassroots and so many dedicated organizations.  ...  Not Profit Technologies may be software technology, communication technology, multimedia technology, networking technology, and any other technologies which are mainly used for the community or any purposes  ...  Virtually, Open Technology based clouds are in the beginning stage and in near future, it will dominate private as well as public cloud many cases [2, 6] .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.997972 fatcat:xviagauktbapnijhrl272dqqju

Beyond Information: The Role of Territory in Privacy Management Behavior on Social Networking Sites

Shuaifu Lin, Deborah J. Armstrong
2019 Journal of the AIS  
This study draws on communication privacy management theory to explore aspects of social networking sites (SNSs) that may influence individual privacy management behaviors and conceptualizes two behaviors  ...  Evidence from two studies of SNS members indicates that perceptions of trespassing over agreed-upon virtual boundaries within SNSs affects risk beliefs regarding information privacy and territory privacy  ...  difference (virtual territory and social network t = 2.89, df = 155, p = 0.004; virtual territory and private information t = 7.11, df = 155, p = 0.000; and social network and private information t =  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00540 fatcat:u4seoxyarvbjhphoff7ls7s6mq

Public Transport in Developing Countries

William Huneke
2010 Journal of the Transportation Research Forum  
There is virtually no insight into the public transport infrastructure as a network that requires network modeling.  ...  He casually mentions that a tradeoff exists between highway construction costs and vehicle operating costs because more construction could relieve congestion, but this discussion is rudimentary.  ... 
doi:10.5399/osu/jtrf.46.1.1006 fatcat:l3a364akffcjbgzxl2mcbzcb24

Enabling Remote Desktop In A Virtualized Environment For Cloud Services

Shuen-Tai Wang, Yu-Ching Lin, Hsi-Ya Chang
2013 Zenodo  
Cloud computing is the innovative and leading information technology model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources that can be rapidly provisioned  ...  We present the initial work on the integration of virtual desktop and application sharing with virtualization technology.  ...  Each virtual machine has private virtualized hardware devices, such as network card, disk, graphics adapter, etc.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1087606 fatcat:3eofv4e76javbikpzwqjqdqwre
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