Search for dissertations about: "gamification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word gamification.

  1. 1. Gameful experiences : The not so painful road to gainful behavior

    Author : Johan Högberg; Erik Wästlund; Per Kristensson; Juho Hamari; Per Backlund; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Gamification; Gameful experience; Engagement; Customer experience; In-store marketing; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The aim of this work is to investigate the experiences that users make when using gamified services and the effect that such experiences have on the targeted behavioral outcomes. Considerable attention is dedicated to the gameful experience, since this experience is necessary for gamification to affect the target behavior. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gamifying the news : Exploring the introduction of game elements into digital journalism

    Author : Raul Ferrer Conill; Michael Karlsson; Henrik Örnebring; Christer Clerwall; Seth Lewis; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Journalism; Digital Journalism; Gamification; News; Institutional Logics; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : For over a century, crosswords, puzzles, and quizzes have been present in newspapers. Digital journalism has only increased the trend of integrating game elements in news media, often blurring the traditional boundaries between news and games. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards Heart Rate Variability Tools in P-Health : Pervasive, Preventive, Predictive and Personalized

    Author : Farhad Abtahi; Kaj Lindecrantz; Birgitta Janerot Sjöberg; Fernando Seoane; Annette Bruchfeld; Metin Akay; KTH; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Heart Rate Variability; Cholinergic Anti-inflammatory Pathway; Autonomic Nervous System; Vagal activity; Biofeedback; Gamification; Serious Gaming; Inflammatory Markers; Raspberry PI; Medicinsk teknologi; Medical Technology; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Heart Rate Variability;

    Abstract : Heart rate variability (HRV) has received much attention lately. It has been shown that HRV can be used to monitor the autonomic nervous system and to detect autonomic dysfunction, especially vagal dysfunction. Reduced HRV is associated with several diseases and has also been suggested as a predictor of poor outcomes and sudden cardiac death. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wargaming in Military Education for Army Officers and Officer Cadets

    Author : Johan Elg; Philip Sabin; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wargaming; wargame; instructor; gamification; game-based learning; buy-in; officer education; officer cadet; Sandhurst; West Point; UK; USA; Sweden; Germany; Japan; game director; krigsspel; utbildningsspel; militär utbildning; officersutbildning; Sverige; USA; Storbritannien; Tyskland; Japan; spelbaserat lärande; brädspel; spel; simulering; Försvarshögskolan; instruktör; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Wargaming has been part of military curricula for about 200 years since the introduction of Kriegsspiel, but it is still something of an art form. This thesis attempts to theorise the practice of military educational wargaming, and specifically to explore why such wargaming takes the form it does. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment of Application of Participatory Methods for Complex Adaptive Systems  in the Public Sector

    Author : Maksims Kornevs; Sebastiaan Meijer; Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge; Paul Grogan; KTH; []
    Keywords : : participatory methods; complex adaptive system; public sector; change process; assessment; participativa metoder; komplext adaptivt system; offentlig sektor; förändringsprocess; bedömning;

    Abstract : The provision of services by the public sector is the result of a complex adaptive system at work, and involves a large number of stakeholders from different institutions and organisations. In the era of rapid change in requirements and expectations from the public sector, the management of change processes asks for the involvement of many stakeholders from different layers and positions. READ MORE