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About GATE

GATE final publication 2012
Results from the GATE research project
a 75 page overview (pfd 4.7 Mb)

GATE Magazine 2010
a 36-page overview of the GATE project (pdf 5.3 Mb

Research themes:
Theme 1: Modeling the virtual World
Theme 2: Virtual characters
Theme 3: Interacting with the world
Theme 4: Learning with simulated worlds

Pilot Education Story Box
Pilot Education Carkit
Pilot Safety Crisis management
Pilot Healthcare Scottie
Pilot Healthcare Wiihabilitainment

Knowledge Transfer Projects:
Sound Design 
Motion Controller
Mobile Learning
Glengarry Glen Ross
Enriching Geo-Specific Terrain
Pedestrian and Vehicle Traffic Interactions
Semantic Building Blocks for Declarative Virtual World Creation 
Computer Animation for Social Signals and Interactive Behaviors


Center for Advanced Gaming and Simulation
Department of Information and Computing Sciences
Utrecht University
P.O. Box 80089
3508 TB Utrecht
The Netherlands
Tel +31 30 2537088


 ICTRegie is a compact, independent organisation consisting of a Supervisory Board, an Advisory Council, a director and a bureau. The Minister of Economic Affairs, and the Minister of Education, Culture and Science bear the political responsibility for ICTRegie. The organisation is supported by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and SenterNovem.

Program - Symposium - "Future Serious Games"

Program - Symposium "Future Serious Games" on February 10th, 2009

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 Chair:Mark Overmars, Director GATE 
 13.00  Welcome, coffee
 13.30  The second year of GATE
Mark Overmars, Utrecht University
 13.45  The importance of games for science, design and training
Gerard van Oortmerssen, Director ICTRegie
 13.55  Prototyping Scottie
Astrid Lubsen, Waag Society
 14.15  Improving crisis management: Serious gaming for mayors and their team 
Josine van de Ven, TNO
 14.35  CarKit Post-Mortem
Karel Millenaar, Utrecht School of the Arts
 14.55   Break
 15.25 The sounds of sirens: Using sounds to create a convincing training environment 
Joske Houtkamp, Utrecht University
 15.35  On Virtual characters that know what they are doing
Dirk Heylen, University of Twente
 15.45  Using your brain to navigate handsfree
Jan van Erp, TNO
 15.55  Transfer of Gaming 
Hans Korteling, TNO 
 16.05  The Future of Serious Games
William Swartout, Director of Technology, USC Institute for Creative Technologies, California, USA
 16.55  Closing remarks
Mark Overmars