Projekte pro Jahr
The goal was to create a web interface, through which gamers could place sensors in a water distribution system model, in order to improve these sensor positions after they had been evaluated by a suitable algorithm. Two game objectives are to be pursued by the players: reaching a specified
net coverage while not using more than a maximum number of sensors. For this purpose, an existing optimal sensor placement algorithm was extended and implemented, together with two hydraulic models taken from literature. The resulting Serious Game was then tested and rated in a case study. The results showed that human players are able to reach solutions that are similar regarding net coverage to those obtained by optimization, within in a short amount of
time. Furthermore, it was shown that the implementation of the ideal sensor placement problem as a Serious Game motivates the players to get better and better results, while also providing them with an enjoyable gaming experience.
Fields of Expertise
- Information, Communication & Computing
- Sustainable Systems
- 1 Laufend
Fuchs-Hanusch, D., Kölbl, J., Vasvári, V., Theuretzbacher-Fritz, H., Steffelbauer, D., Gangl, G., Friedl, F., Schrotter, S., Kauch, E. P., Guenther, M., Scheucher, R., Krall, E., Krakow, S., Pointl, M. K., Arbesser-Rastburg, G., Stelzl, A. & Drozdz, K.
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