Measuring immersion and affect in a brain-computer interface game

Gido Hakvoort, Hayrettin Gürkök, D. Plass - Oude Bos, Michel Obbink, Mannes Poel

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Abstract

Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) have widely been used in medical applications, to facilitate making selections. However, whether they are suitable for recreational applications is unclear as they have rarely been evaluated for user experience. As the scope of the BCI applications is expanding from medical to recreational use, the expectations of BCIs are also changing. Although the performance of BCIs is still important, finding suitable BCI modalities and investigating their influence on user experience demand more and more attention. In this study a BCI selection method and a comparable non-BCI selection method were integrated into a computer game to evaluate user experience in terms of immersion and affect. An experiment with seventeen participants showed that the BCI selection method was more immersive and positively affective than the non-BCI selection method. Participants also seemed to be more indulgent towards the BCI selection method.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publication13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2011
EditorsPedro Campos, Nicholas Graham, Joaquim Jorge, Nuno Nunes, Philippe Palanque, Marco Winckler
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages115-128
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-23773-7
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2011

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Volume6946
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

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Brain computer interface
Interfaces (computer)
Computer games
Medical applications
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Keywords

  • METIS-278774
  • EWI-20468
  • IR-77983

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Hakvoort, G., Gürkök, H., Plass - Oude Bos, D., Obbink, M., & Poel, M. (2011). Measuring immersion and affect in a brain-computer interface game. In P. Campos, N. Graham, J. Jorge, N. Nunes, P. Palanque, & M. Winckler (Eds.), 13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2011 (pp. 115-128). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 6946). Berlin: Springer Verlag. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23774-4_12

Hakvoort, Gido; Gürkök, Hayrettin; Plass - Oude Bos, D.; Obbink, Michel; Poel, Mannes / Measuring immersion and affect in a brain-computer interface game.

13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2011. ed. / Pedro Campos; Nicholas Graham; Joaquim Jorge; Nuno Nunes; Philippe Palanque; Marco Winckler. Berlin : Springer Verlag, 2011. p. 115-128 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 6946).

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewConference contribution

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Hakvoort, G, Gürkök, H, Plass - Oude Bos, D, Obbink, M & Poel, M 2011, Measuring immersion and affect in a brain-computer interface game. in P Campos, N Graham, J Jorge, N Nunes, P Palanque & M Winckler (eds), 13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2011. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6946, Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 115-128. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23774-4_12

Measuring immersion and affect in a brain-computer interface game. / Hakvoort, Gido; Gürkök, Hayrettin; Plass - Oude Bos, D.; Obbink, Michel; Poel, Mannes.

13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2011. ed. / Pedro Campos; Nicholas Graham; Joaquim Jorge; Nuno Nunes; Philippe Palanque; Marco Winckler. Berlin : Springer Verlag, 2011. p. 115-128 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 6946).

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewConference contribution

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Hakvoort G, Gürkök H, Plass - Oude Bos D, Obbink M, Poel M. Measuring immersion and affect in a brain-computer interface game. In Campos P, Graham N, Jorge J, Nunes N, Palanque P, Winckler M, editors, 13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2011. Berlin: Springer Verlag. 2011. p. 115-128. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Available from, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23774-4_12