General pattern discovery for social game on Facebook

Martin M. Weng, Guangyu Piao, Neil Y. Yen, Timothy K. Shih

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Abstract

With the population of social platform, such as Facebook, Twitter and Plurk, there are lots of users interest in playing game on social platform. It's not only the game style they want to play, but also high interaction with other users on social platform. Hence, the development of social network makes social games as a teaching tool becomes an emerging field, but in order to use the social network games for teaching, it needs to understand the game flow as an appropriate reference to be judged. In this paper, we use simulation games and social utility games of Facebook as examples. Using the flowcharts and the triangulation methods theory to analyze the characteristics of the flows by finding verbs and goals, and obtaining the differences by comparing social behavior, accumulate of experience, items collection system and tasks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2012 15th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems, NBIS 2012
Pages372-375
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012
Event2012 15th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems, NBIS 2012 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Duration: 26 Sep 201228 Sep 2012

Publication series

NameProceedings of the 2012 15th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems, NBIS 2012

Conference

Conference2012 15th International Conference on Network-Based Information Systems, NBIS 2012
Country/TerritoryAustralia
CityMelbourne, VIC
Period26/09/1228/09/12

Keywords

  • flowchart
  • simulation game
  • social game
  • social utility game

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