The Error of Our Ways: The Experience of Self-Reported Position in a Location-Based Game

@inproceedings{Benford2004TheEO,
  title={The Error of Our Ways: The Experience of Self-Reported Position in a Location-Based Game},
  author={Steve Benford and William Seager and Martin Flintham and Rob Anastasi and Duncan Rowland and Jan Humble and Dana{\"e} Emma Beckford Stanton Fraser and John Bowers and Nick Tandavanitj and Matt Adams and Ju Row-Farr and Amanda Oldroyd and Jon Sutton},
  booktitle={UbiComp},
  year={2004}
}
We present a study of people’s use of positional information as part of a collaborative location-based game. The game exploits self-reported positioning in which mobile players manually reveal their positions to remote players by manipulating electronic maps. Analysis of players’ movements, position reports and communications, drawing on video data, system logs and player feedback, highlights some of the ways in which humans generate, communicate and interpret position reports. It appears that… CONTINUE READING
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