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ECIR 2015 Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval (GamifIR'15)

Kazai, Gabriella and Hopfgartner, Frank and Kruschwitz, Udo and Meder, Michael (2015) 'ECIR 2015 Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval (GamifIR'15).' ACM SIGIR Forum, 49 (1). pp. 41-49. ISSN 0163-5840

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<jats:p>The second workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval took place at ECIR 2015 in Vienna, Austria on the 29th of March. The workshop program included two invited keynote presentations, seven oral presentations of refereed papers, lots of mini discussion sessions and a fishbowl session. The presentations covered diverse topics from playing around with an eye tracker to a game with IR papers and even a game of scientific hangman, generating lively and fun discussions. The workshop was a crowdpinion experiment itself, gathering participants' momentary opinions via an Android app. One of the main themes of the day was the interplay of gamification aspects and incentives, where the key challenge is to align player motivations with the goal of the task. Any misalignment may lead to gamification as a tool being more damaging than useful with users' focus shifting from the task to gaming the system.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health
Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2016 15:49
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 14:43

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