A serious game for EVAcuation training

  title={A serious game for EVAcuation training},
  author={Jos{\'e} Fernando M. Silva and Jo{\~a}o Em{\'i}lio Almeida and Rosaldo J. F. Rossetti and Ant{\'o}nio Leça Coelho},
  journal={2013 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH)},
Serious Games are increasingly used as a training and educational tool. Fire keeps claiming a high number of victims. Some authors allege failures during the evacuation process as the main cause that contributes for that number. Fire drills are used to train buildings' occupants for emergency situations. However, fire drills' participants often have prior knowledge of their schedule and as result they are not as focused as they should. Moreover, fire drills require the mobilization of some… CONTINUE READING

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