An exploratory study of player and team performance in multiplayer first-person-shooter games

Kyong Jin Shim, Kuo Wei Hsu, Samarth Damania, Colin Delong, Jaideep Srivastava

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Abstract

In this paper, we report findings from an exploratory study of player and team performance in Halo 3, a popular First- Person-Shooter game developed by Bungie. In the study, we first analyze player and team statistics obtained from the 2008 and 2009 seasons for professional Halo 3 games in order to investigate the impact of change in team composition on player and team performance. We then examine the impact of past performance on future performance of players and teams. Performing a largescale experiment on a real-world dataset, we observe that player and team performance can be predicted with fairly high accuracy and that information about change in team composition can further improve the prediction results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2011 IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust and IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, PASSAT/SocialCom 2011
Pages617-620
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Event2011 IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust, PASSAT 2011 and 2011 IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom 2011 - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Oct 9 2011Oct 11 2011

Publication series

NameProceedings - 2011 IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust and IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, PASSAT/SocialCom 2011

Other

Other2011 IEEE International Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust, PASSAT 2011 and 2011 IEEE International Conference on Social Computing, SocialCom 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBoston, MA
Period10/9/1110/11/11

Keywords

  • First person shooter
  • Multiplayer games
  • Player performance
  • Team changing
  • Team composition
  • Team performance
  • Video games

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