publication . Conference object . 2011

a computational approach towards conflict resolution for serious games

Cheong, Yun-Gyung; Khaled, Rilla; Grappiolo, Corrado; Campos, Joana; Martinho, Carlos; Ingram, Gordon P. D.; Paiva, Ana; Yannakakis, Georgios N.; The International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: ACM Press
  • Country: Malta
Abstract
Conflict is an unavoidable feature of life, but the development of conflict resolution management skills can facilitate the parties involved in resolving their conflicts in a positive manner. The goal of our research is to develop a serious game in which children may experiment with conflict resolution strategies and learn how to work towards positive conflict outcomes. While serious games related to conflict exist at present, our work represents the first attempt to teach conflict resolution skills through a game in a manner informed by sociological and psychological theories of conflict and current best practice for conflict resolution. In this paper, we prese...
Subjects
free text keywords: Video games, Conflict management, Computer science, Conflict resolution, Conflict resolution strategy, Simulation, Process consultant, Conflict resolution research, Win-win game, Realistic conflict theory, Fair fighting
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