Program

Games and Software Engineering Workshop – GAS 2015

 

09h00

Welcome and Introductions

The Co-chairs and Organizers

 

09h10

Keynote:

Chair: Judith Bishop (Microsoft Research, USA)

Software Analytics for Digital Games, Thomas Zimmermann, Microsoft Research


10h10


Short Paper:

Chair: Judith Bishop (Microsoft Research, USA)

A Game Genre Agnostic Framework For Game-Design, Jonathan Tremblay, Clark Verbrugge (McGill University, Canada)


10h30

Break

11h00

       Session 1: Game Architecture

Chair: Maria Letizia Jaccheri (NTNU, Norway)


Evolution and Evaluation of the Model-View-Controller Architecture in Games: Tobias Olsson, Daniel Toll, Anna Wingkvist (Linnaeus University, Sweden), Morgan Ericsson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden / University of Gothenberg, Sweden)


Building a Game Engine: A Tale of Modern Model-Driven Engineering: Victor Guana,  Eleni Stroulia, Vina Nguyen (University of Alberta, Canada)


Space Connection: A New 3D Tele-Immersion Platform for Web-Based Gesture-Collaborative Games and Services: Chun-Han Lin; Pei-Yu Sun, Fang Yu (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)


12h30

Lunch

14h00

Session 2: Game Hackathon

Chair: Jim Whitehead (UC Santa Cruz, USA)

 

15h00

Session 3: Game Quality

Chair: Jim Whitehead (UC Santa Cruz, USA)

Case Studies of Application of Probabilistic and Statistical Model Checking in Game Design: Paolo Milazzo; Giovanni Pardini, Dario Sestini, Pasquale Bove (University of Pisa, Italy)



15h30


Break


16h00


Session 4: Serious Games and Education

Chair: Nikolai Tillmann (Microsoft Research)


Serious game development as a creative learning experience: lessons learnt      Varvara Garneli (Ioanian University, Greece), Michail N. Giannakos (NTNU, Norway) Konstantinos Chorianopoulos (Ioanian University, Greece), Letizia Jaccheri (NTNU, Norway)


Instructor’s Acceptance of Games Utilization in Undergraduate Software Engineering Education A Pilot Study in Turkey, Ozlem Albayrak (Ankara, Turkey)


Visualizing Loops and Data Structures in Xylem: The Code of Plants, Heather Logas, Richard Vallejos, Joseph Osborn, Kate Compton, Jim Whitehead (UC Santa Cruz, USA)


17h30

Close

The Co-chairs and Organisers

 

 19h30                               Dinner at at 19h30 at Trattoria Al Trebbio , Tripadvisor Cost 58 euros each, pay on the night, partners welcome.

                 Address: Via delle Belle Donne 47/49R – FIRENZE, Tel: (+39) 055 287 089, 8 minutes from the Conference Center


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