10th Smart City Seminar “Gamification – an introduction to main concepts, success cases, design strategies and architectural design”



Date: 11.10.2013

Time: 15:30 – 16:30

Location: Sala Stringa – FBK-CIT, Via Sommarive, 18 – Povo-Trento.

Speaker: Luca Piras

Affiliation: PhD Student, University of Trento

Abstract: Gamification is the use of game design elements in non-game contexts to increase the engagement, participation, motivation and fun of people awarding them with virtual/real goods, badges or powers as well. In order to finally obtain better benefits concerning education, learning, and to make grow up the use of specific tools/systems. Effectively a lot of companies have gamified their systems having a lot of success in the last years. During this presentation we will describe main gamification concepts, state of art, involved areas, important elements, life cycle, players categorization, design strategies, success cases, available gamification engines and a preliminary architecture engine proposal.

Contact Person: Matteo Gerosa (gerosa@fbk.eu)

Smart City Seminar Series: this seminar series is organized by the Smart Campus project, and wants to offer a regular appointment for discussing trends, challenges and achievements towards the Smart City vision. Smart Campus is a joint project carried out by Trento Rise, University of Trento and Fondazione Bruno Kessler.

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