Lookup NU author(s): Professor Michael Harrison
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APEX was developed as a framework for ubiquitous computing (ubicomp) prototyping through virtual environments. In this paper the framework is used as a platform for developing a serious game designed to instruct and to inform. The paper describes the Asthma game, a game aimed at raising awareness among children of asthma triggers in the home. It is designed to stimulate a healthier life-style for those with asthma and respiratory problems. The game was developed as the gamification of a checklist for the home environment of asthma patients.
Author(s): Gomes T, Abade T, Campos JC, Harrison MD, Silva JL
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: EAI Endorsed Transactions on Ambient Systems
Online publication date: 04/03/2014
Acceptance date: 05/02/2014
Date deposited: 31/03/2014
ISSN (electronic): 2032-927X
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