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Contribution of gamification in the smartphone applications development for geotourism

The purpose of this research is to assess the effects of gamification - the use of game elements in a serious context - on the interest and ability to learn of users of smartphone applications guide in a context of geotourism and cultural tourism.


Research fields Water and geoheritage
Science of Geographic Information
Geoheritage and landscape
Thematic mapping
Geographic information systems
Geomorphological landscapes and geo-tourism
Keywords GIS
Geotourism
Cartography
Geoheritage
Geosite
Landscape
Tourism
Visualisation
Gamification
Communication
Popularization
Smartphone
Funding Etat de Vaud
Duration March 2013 - March 2018
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Researchers Grangier Lucien (PhD student)
Kaiser Christian (Thesis supervisor)
Kanevski Mikhail (Thesis rapporteur)