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Edirisinghe, C. and Nijholt, A. and Cheok, A.D. (2017) From Playable to Playful: The Humorous City. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment, INTETAIN 2016, Revised Selected Papers, 28-30 June 2016, Utrecht, Netherlands. pp. 261-265. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST) 178. Springer International Publishing. ISSN 1867-8211 ISBN 978-3-319-49615-3

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This writing is focusing on the concept of play in the city. In pursuit of ideal city, the concept of play has been neglected, pushed to labelled corners, assigned to certain age bracket. Playable city movement has brought the play in to the dialogue on city, the contemporary smart city, underlining the factors such as humor, spontaneity and pleasure. This paper introduces taking the playable city a step further towards a playful city, where play is a continuous process of city living, seamlessly integrated into the smart structure of the city, where citizens can reinvent the infrastructure for humorous purposes.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Paper (Full Paper, Talk)
Research Group:EWI-HMI: Human Media Interaction
Research Program:CTIT-General
Research Project:COMMIT/P02: Interaction for Universal Access
Uncontrolled Keywords:Playable, Playful, Humor, Urban Spaces, Smart City
ID Code:27153
Deposited On:15 December 2016
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