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On the Scientific Relevance of eSports

  title={On the Scientific Relevance of eSports},
  author={Michael G. Wagner},
  booktitle={International Conference on Internet Computing},
  • M. Wagner
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Competitive computer gaming or eSports is a phenomenon that has become a fundamental element in today’s digital youth culture. So far very little effort has been made to study eSports in particular with respect to its potentials to positively influence research developments in other areas. This paper therefore tries to lay a foundation for a proper academic treatment of eSports. It presents a short overview on the history of eSports, provides a definition that is suitable for academic studies… 

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