IFIP Technical Committee 14: Entertainment Computing

WG 14.4 - Entertainment Games

//WG 14.4 - Entertainment Games
WG 14.4 - Entertainment Games

est. 2005, rev. 2006, 2012

Aims

To research and develop computing techniques for the improvement of computer games and other forms of computer entertainment.

Scopes

The scope of this workgroup includes, but is not limited to the following applications, technologies, and activities.

Applications:

  • Analytical games (e.g., Chess, Go, Poker)
  • Commercial games (e.g., Action games, Role-playing games, Strategy games)
  • Mobile games (e.g., Mobile phones, PDA's)
  • Interactive multimedia (e.g., Virtual reality, Simulations)

Technologies:

  • Search Techniques
  • Machine Learning
  • Reasoning
  • Agent Technology
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Theories:

  • Mathematical game theory
  • Classification of games

Activities:

  • The workgroup will hold meetings at several conferences where Games and Entertainment Computing are prevalent, such as the ICEC.
  • The workgroup will promote computer games as a viable and challenging area of research in state-of-the-art computing techniques, for instance by organizing special events at conferences.
  • The workgroup members will engage in research activities in the areas mentioned above.

Chair

Junichi HOSHINO
Systems and Information Engineering
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba
Japan
E-mail: jhoshino@esys.tsukuba.ac.jp

Vice Chair

Prof. Hiroyuki IIDA
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
School of Information Science
Dept.of Information Processing
1- 1, Asahidai, Nomi
ISHIKAWA, 923-1292
Japan
E-mail: iida@jaist.ac.jp

Secretary

Dr. Jos UITERWIJK
Universiteit Maastricht
Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Maastricht ICT Competence Centre
P.O. Box 616
NL-6200 MD MAASTRICHT
Netherlands
Telephone: +31.43 3883490
Fax: +31 43 3252392
E-mail: uiterwijk@micc.unimaas.nl

Members

CAJonathan Schaeffer
DEAndré Melzer
ESPedro Gonzalez-Calero
GBGraham Kendall
GBAbdennour El Rhalibi
ITPaolo Ciancarini
KRJong Weon Lee
KRWoontack Woo
KRHyun S. Yang
NLWijnand IJsselsteijn
NLAnton Nijholt
NLPieter Spronck
NLJaap van den Herik
NLMark Winands
USBrad Bushman
USTimothy Roden
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