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SIGMOD
2011
ACM
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7 years 1 months ago
Fast checkpoint recovery algorithms for frequently consistent applications
Advances in hardware have enabled many long-running applications to execute entirely in main memory. As a result, these applications have increasingly turned to database technique...
Tuan Cao, Marcos Antonio Vaz Salles, Benjamin Sowe...
IJAMC
2010
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7 years 8 months ago
QuON: a quad-tree-based overlay protocol for distributed virtual worlds
—Massively Multiplayer Online Games and Virtual Worlds are among the most popular applications on the Internet. As player numbers increase, the limits of the currently dominant c...
Helge Backhaus, Stephan Krause
DIGRA
2005
Springer
8 years 3 months ago
A Sociotechnical Conjecture about the Context and Development of Multiplayer Online Game Experiences
The advent of multiplayer online games brings new actors into the development scene and redefines traditional roles and interactions. Anchored on studies of the role of context in...
Licinio Roque
NETGAMES
2005
ACM
8 years 4 months ago
FreeRank: implementing independent ranking service for multiplayer online games
Ranking is necessary for multiplayer online games to provide players with self-complacence and reference for choosing game counterparts. Most existing ranking solutions are tightl...
Li Tang, Jun Li, Jin Zhou, Zhizhi Zhou, Hao Wang, ...
NETGAMES
2005
ACM
8 years 4 months ago
A challenge for reusing multiplayer online games without modifying binaries
In this paper, we advocate the problem of reusing Multiplayer Online Game (MOG) in Client-Server (C/S) architecture. The problem is that MOG services cannot continue to be provide...
Yugo Kaneda, Hitomi Takahashi, Masato Saito, Hirot...
ICPPW
2006
IEEE
8 years 4 months ago
A Scalable Synchronization Technique for Distributed Virtual Environments Based on Networked-Server Architectures
In recent years, large scale distributed virtual environments have become a major trend in distributed applications, mainly due to the enormous popularity of multiplayer online ga...
Pedro Morillo, Juan M. Orduña, José ...
SIGMOD
2009
ACM
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8 years 10 months ago
Database research in computer games
This tutorial presents an overview of the data management issues faced by computer games today. While many games do not use databases directly, they still have to process large am...
Alan J. Demers, Johannes Gehrke, Christoph Koch, B...
CHI
2006
ACM
8 years 10 months ago
"Alone together?": exploring the social dynamics of massively multiplayer online games
Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) routinely attract millions of players but little empirical data is available to assess their players' social experiences. In this p...
Nicolas Ducheneaut, Nicholas Yee, Eric Nickell, Ro...
CHI
2007
ACM
8 years 10 months ago
The life and death of online gaming communities: a look at guilds in world of warcraft
Massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) can be fascinating laboratories to observe group dynamics online. In particular, players must form persistent associations or "guil...
Nicolas Ducheneaut, Nicholas Yee, Eric Nickell, Ro...
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