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Tuesday, August 1 • 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Improving Scientific Discovery Games with Data

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Scientific Discovery Games have shown the potential of involving the general public in scientific research and contributed to scientific discoveries. One example is Foldit, a game where players can help scientists understand proteins. However, for these types of games, onboarding and retaining players often remains a challenge. In this talk, I will discuss work using gameplay data to evaluate design decisions and potentially improve aspects of games that are applied to solving real-world problems.

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Seth Cooper

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Seth Cooper is an Assistant Professor in the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University. He earned his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. Seth is interested in using video games to solve difficult real-world proble... Read More →


Tuesday August 1, 2017 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Room 104

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