BEST PAPER AWARD for GET Lab

BEST PAPER AWARD for GET Lab

GET Lab won the BEST PAPER AWARD at VS-Games 2014 – 6th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Applications http://www.um.edu.mt/events/vs-games2014

The paper “Aliens versus Humans: Do avatars make a difference in how we play the game?” (Ch. Christou and D. Michael), which won the award, studies reactions of the participants when they are immersed in a virtual world and embodied in a virtual human or in a virtual alien.

The study is performed in a Virtual Reality setup using Oculus Rift for stereo display and MS Kinect for tracking participant’s movements.