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In this paper we investigated the levels of addiction and personal data disclosure within Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game environments (MMORPG's). The study made use of an online survey which embraced a combination of a six point behavioural addiction framework, Self Determination Theory and Impression Management theory to assess addictive(More)
The growing complexities of software and the demand for shorter time to market are two important challenges that face today's IT industry. These challenges demand the increase of both productivity and quality of software. Model-based testing is a promising technique for meeting these challenges. Traceability modeling is a key issue and challenge in(More)
The predominant risk culture within the UK surrounding protecting children from online predators has a strong influence on the type of awareness raising activities being promoted for children. As reflected in the terminology in the field, e-safety has moved through Internet Safety to be commonly referred to in child protection circles as online(More)
Purpose Excess gestational weight gain (GWG) in pregnancy is a major clinical challenge affecting 55-75% of Canadian women who enter pregnancy overweight and about 40% women of normal weight. The adverse sequelae of excess GWG for both mother and child are well documented and include a number of adverse health outcomes (such as gestational diabetes,(More)
Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPG's) are highly immersive environments which promote and sustain hyper personal interaction amongst players. This body of work aimed to identify, compare and draw conclusions from existing and ongoing research on player behaviour, motivations, addiction, data disclosure and the potential for harm in(More)
AbstrAct: In this paper we investigated the levels of addiction and personal data disclosure within Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game environments (MMORPG's). The study made use of an online survey, a combination of a six point behavioural addiction framework, Self Determination Theory and Impression Management theory to assess addictive(More)
Declaration: I hereby declare that this dissertation represents my own work and has not been submitted, in whole or in part, by me or any other person, for the purpose of obtaining any other qualification. My participation in this program was made possible by a cooperative effort between these two institutions, and I am indebted to both. In particular I owe(More)
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