Business, Technological, and Social Dimensions of Computer Games: Multidisciplinary Developments: Multidisciplinary Developments

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Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela
Information Science Reference, May 31, 2011 - Games - 598 pages
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Computer and online games have emerged as a critical area of study due to their implications for business and society, as well as their increased presence in individuals lives.

Business, Technological and Social Dimensions of Computer Games: Multidisciplinary Developments is a collection of the most recent developments in all areas of game development, encompassing planning, design, marketing, business management, and consumer behavior. This publication explores a number of aspects of gaming, which include supporting technologies, human interaction, psychological and behavioral effects, business opportunities, and intellectual property considerations, offering readers a complete perspective on the evolution of games and gaming technologies.

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Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Technology at the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal. She holds a Dipl. Eng. in the field of Systems and Informatics Engineering, an M.Sci. in the field of Computer Integrated Manufacturing and a Dr.Sci in the field of Production Systems Engineering. She teaches subjects related with Information Systems, Information Technologies and Organizational Models to undergraduate and post-graduate studies. She supervises several PhD projects in the domain of Virtual Enterprises and Information Systems and Technologies. She regularly publishes in international peer-reviewed journals and participates on international scientific conferences. She serves as a member of Editorial Board and Associate Editor for several International Journals and for several Scientific Committees of International Conferences. She has authored and edited several books and her work appears in more than 100 papers published in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. She is the co-founder and co-chair of several international conferences: CENTERIS Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems, ViNOrg - International Conference on Virtual and Networked Organizations: Emergent Technologies and Tools and SeGAH IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health. [Editor]

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