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Rule Designs for Optimal Online Game Matchmaking [article]

Mingkuan Xu, Yang Yu, Chenye Wu
2019 arXiv   pre-print
By casting the mechanisms into a queueing theoretic framework, we decompose the rule design process into a sequence of decision making problems, and derive the optimal mechanism with minimum expected waiting  ...  However, a long waiting time for matchmaking will largely affect players' experiences. We examine different matchmaking mechanisms for 2v2 games.  ...  Alman and McKay lay out theoretical foundations for matchmaking, and propose a solution to extract the fairest and most uniform games in [7] . B.  ... 
arXiv:1911.11852v1 fatcat:hadpsl5ycbfb3gxsw3cigjm67y

Action Design Research for Social Innovation: Lessons from Designing a Health and Wellbeing Platform

Wally J. W. Keijzer-Broers, Mark de Reuver
2016 International Conference on Information Systems  
By reflecting on a three-year long ADR project in the domain of health and wellbeing, we suggest four principles to extend the ADR approach: (1) Translate a societal problem into practical problems on  ...  We are grateful to participants of the living lab: municipality of Rotterdam, Ziggo, IBM, Oracle, ICTU MedVision, Neobis, Foundation Zo-Dichtbij and the representatives of the elderly and informal caretakers  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Harry Bouwman for comments on a previous version of the paper.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/Keijzer-BroersR16 fatcat:4hs47bha7fgyjkrbfffblzaqky

Employing human knowledge to solve integrated coordination problems

Wei Chen, Kaizhi Tang, David Mihalcik, Yunshen Tang, Edmund Durfee, Melanie Dumas
2010 2010 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems  
An Integrated Coordination Problem involves solving multiple related subproblems that collectively satisfy the requirements of a user, including subproblems that depend on the user's participation to solve  ...  We argue that our approach exploits concepts that straddle the boundary between collaborative technologies and multi-agent systems, and demonstrate its advantages and capabilities in the context of an  ...  or implied, of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or the Department of Defense.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cts.2010.5478499 dblp:conf/cts/ChenTMTDD10 fatcat:xizy4ve7iffchkulvztpyixyja

Ludometrics: Luck, and How to Measure It [article]

Daniel E. Gilbert, Martin T. Wells
2018 arXiv   pre-print
We introduce two metrics for luck in a game for a given population - one information theoretical, and one Bayesian, and discuss the estimation of these metrics using sparse, high-dimensional regression  ...  a population of players.  ...  Information theoretic quantities do not retain all of their properties in the continuous setting.  ... 
arXiv:1811.00673v1 fatcat:amgsbi4tujbitjl2of3opnves4

Engagement effects of player rating system-based matchmaking for level ordering in human computation games

Anurag Sarkar, Michael Williams, Sebastian Deterding, Seth Cooper
2017 Proceedings of the International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games - FDG '17  
An online experiment (n=294) found that both matchmaking-based and pure di culty-based ordering of tasks led to signi cantly more a empted and completed levels than random ordering.  ...  Additionally, both matchmaking and random ordering led to signi cantly more di cult tasks being completed than pure di culty-based ordering.  ...  We would like to thank the University of Washington's Center for Game Science for initial Paradox development.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3102071.3102093 dblp:conf/fdg/SarkarWDC17 fatcat:c6izd7uaurdcjkhm2ph2rhq5uq

The role of conceptual integration and simple dynamic scenarios in the meaning construction of the mapping in mathematics

Jacek Woźny
2018 Cognitive Studies | Études cognitives  
The paper then demonstrates how these dynamic scenarios help to avoid the problem of circularity of the (static) formal definition of the mapping.  ...  The role of conceptual integration and simple dynamic scenarios in the meaning construction of the mapping in mathematicsOver the last two decades the impact of conceptual metaphor and conceptual blending  ...  Story and blending work as a team.  ... 
doi:10.11649/cs.1723 fatcat:gfp3b4dty5fprjvdqcnw4kvdju

Science and Culture: Science on-screen and behind the scenes:

Stephen Ornes
2015 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
The Exchange acts like a matchmaker.  ...  In 2009, a team of Hollywood producers from Marvel Studios approached The Science & Entertainment Exchange, a program of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), for advice on using good science to make  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1421546111 pmid:25628413 pmcid:PMC4313818 fatcat:pmb2wwt2kfcshfqxvsp6zcg4my

Sustainability in Open Source Software Commons: Lessons Learned from an Empirical Study of SourceForge Projects

Charles M. Schweik
2013 Technology Innovation Management Review  
National Science Foundation under grant number 0447623. The findings, recommendations, and opinions expressed here, however, are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.  ...  I am also very grateful to my research team: Robert English, Sandy Haire, Meng-Shiou Shieh, and others, without whom this work would not have been accomplished.  ...  Schweik lectual matchmaker of sorts through "power-law typology" (Karpf, 2010; tinyurl.com/b6cxpzb).  ... 
doi:10.22215/timreview/645 fatcat:6ri6czpjxrekviuewunbzsna5q

Building dynamic agent organizations in cyberspace

M. Tambe, D.V. Pynadath, N. Chauvat
2000 IEEE Internet Computing  
Karma's agent resources management functionality differs significantly from middle agents such as matchmakers.  ...  A key benefit of team-oriented programming is that it abstracts away from coordination details and thus alleviates the difficulty of writing large numbers of coordination plans.  ...  STEAM avoids the potentially detrimental side effects of such communication through decision-theoretic communication selectivity.  ... 
doi:10.1109/4236.832948 fatcat:dmcoqunegbevnl2xqk6zokekua

Applications of Semantic Technologies - AST2009 - 4th International Workshop

Stephan Grimm, Pascal Hitzler
2009 Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik  
The methods and tools developed and integrated for this purposeoften called Semantic Technologies -are generic and have a very large application potential outside the domain of the Semantic Web.  ...  He is co-author of the first German textbook on the foundations of the Semantic Web (Semantic Web -Grundlagen, Springer 2008) and of a similar English textbook (Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies  ...  He received his Ph.D. degree in 2008 at the University of Karlsruhe in the field of Semantic Web and Ontology research with his thesis titled "Semantic Matchmaking with Nonmonotonic Description Logics"  ... 
dblp:conf/gi/GrimmH09 fatcat:3vgerjnrqrc47i6qnxvayvqgmq

Page 77 of Library & Information Science Abstracts Vol. , Issue 3 [page]

1994 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
Describes the Foundation Center which was from in the fifties as a means of demystifying foundations.  ...  requirements; general data on authors; copyright, and refereeing sets out the steps to be followed in the writing up of theoretical or practical research.  ... 

A new spirit across sectors: Constructing a common justification for corporate volunteering

Itamar Y. Shachar, Lesley Hustinx, Lonneke Roza, Lucas C. P. M. Meijs
2018 European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology  
Earlier versions of the manuscript have benefited from comments by Meta Gorup, Henk Roose, Shira Stanton, Evelien Tonkens, and the participants of the colloquium 'Politics of engagement in an age of differing  ...  Disclosure statement No potential conflict of interest was reported by the authors.  ...  We adopt a pragmatic sociological stance based on the theoretical foundations laid by Thévenot (1991/2006) , situating the discursive patterns our study traces within their typology of justification regimes  ... 
doi:10.1080/23254823.2018.1435293 fatcat:zh4p5vm7ora2xbonkapnvbqdba

Page 2059 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 89, Issue 5 [page]

2002 Psychological Abstracts  
Four types of awareness needs of virtual teams are defined and the awareness support features of TeamSCOPE are described.  ...  The model also provides a good theoretical framework for testing biological motor systems.  ... 

Semantics, Resource and Grid

Hai Zhuge
2004 Future generations computer systems  
From this Virtual Grid point of view, this paper conceptualizes the Social Grid, Semantic Resource Grid and Knowledge Grid, then points out the key research issues of the future interconnection environment  ...  The future interconnection environment will be a platform-independent Virtual Grid consisting of requirements, roles and resources.  ...  Acknowledgements The research work related to this editorial was supported by the National Science Foundation of China.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-739x(03)00159-6 fatcat:ifezxxlsdjbelfavfmucohhybi

Prototyping a Health and Wellbeing Platform: An Action Design Research Approach

Wally Keijzer-Broers, Lucas Florez-Atehortua, Mark de Reuver
2016 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)  
At present, healthcare providers are offering an overwhelming range of smart living products and services to support elderly in their daily routine and enhance their independent lifestyle.  ...  However, even smart living services that are technologically feasible and acceptable have not reached the massmarket yet, as end-users cannot find them in today's fragmented marketplace with an overload of  ...  To acquire commitment from stakeholders, establishing a Living Lab, required a lot of effort and resilience of the research team.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2016.432 dblp:conf/hicss/Keijzer-BroersF16 fatcat:ackqkq2nynbiraitpy2qqevlae
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