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dc.contributor.authorConrad, Marcen_GB
dc.contributor.authorNeale, Joen_GB
dc.contributor.authorCharles, Alecen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-08T21:24:21Z
dc.date.available2013-04-08T21:24:21Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.citationConrad, M., Neale, J. and Charles, A., (2010) 'Of mice or men? — The avatar in the virtualscape,' Information Society (i-Society), International Conference on, pp. 242-247en_GB
dc.identifier.isbn9780956426338
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10547/279433
dc.description.abstractThe study focuses on the relationship users of virtual worlds, such as Second Life, may or may not develop towards the avatar they use. A questionnaire was developed to collect both qualitative and quantitative data from students engaged in a university assignment that required them to use an avatar in Second Life. The findings are contextualized and discussed: The distinction between the avatar and the self seems to be blurring.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INCen_GB
dc.relation.urlhttp://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6018705&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fxpls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D6018705en_GB
dc.subjectavatarsen_GB
dc.titleOf mice or men? – the avatar in the virtualscapeen
dc.typeConference papers, meetings and proceedingsen
html.description.abstractThe study focuses on the relationship users of virtual worlds, such as Second Life, may or may not develop towards the avatar they use. A questionnaire was developed to collect both qualitative and quantitative data from students engaged in a university assignment that required them to use an avatar in Second Life. The findings are contextualized and discussed: The distinction between the avatar and the self seems to be blurring.


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