Analyzing Implicit Social Networks in Multiplayer Online Games

@article{Iosup2014AnalyzingIS,
  title={Analyzing Implicit Social Networks in Multiplayer Online Games},
  author={Alexandru Iosup and Ruud van de Bovenkamp and Siqi Shen and Adele Lu Jia and Fernando A. Kuipers},
  journal={IEEE Internet Computing},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={36-44}
}
Understanding the social structures that people implicitly form when playing networked games helps developers create innovative gaming services to benefit both players and operators. But how can we extract and analyze this implicit social structure? The authors' proposed formalism suggests various ways to map interactions to social structure. Applying this formalism to real-world data collected from three game genres reveals the implications of the mappings on in-game and gaming-related… CONTINUE READING
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