What is InC?InC is the Innovative Communication research Group at the IT University of Copenhagen. It focuses on
- design and development of interactive technologies in the contexts of prior and emerging cultures of information
- advanced and innovative communication trends
- historical and rhetorical methods of innovation
Jonas Heide Smith defends his PhD-thesis
Today Jonas Heide Smith defended his PhD thesis: “Plans and Purposes – How Videogame Goals Shape Player Behaviour” at the IT University of Copenhagen. In his dessertation, the simple idea that players try to win is explicated through a “Rational Player Model”, a tool for understanding the relationship bwteen game goals and the behavior of players who try to reach these goals. Jonas study on multiplayer console play found players to behave “rationally” within the gamespace itself while working to fulfil vairous social functions in their verbal interaction.