Strategies Used by Students on a Massively Multiplayer Online Mathematics Game

@inproceedings{Araya2011StrategiesUB,
  title={Strategies Used by Students on a Massively Multiplayer Online Mathematics Game},
  author={Roberto Araya and Abelino Jim{\'e}nez and Manuel Bahamondez and Pablo Ricardo Dartnell and Jorge Soto Andrade and Pablo Gonz{\'a}lez and Patricio Calfucura},
  booktitle={ICWL},
  year={2011}
}
We analyze the logs of an online mathematics game tournament, played simultaneously by thousands of students. Nearly 10,000 students, coming from 356 schools from all regions in Chile, registered to the fourth tournament instance. The children play in teams of 12 students from the same class, and send their personal bets to a central server every 2 minutes. Each competition lasts about one clock hour and takes place within school hours. Students are pre-registered and trained by their school… CONTINUE READING

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