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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.

Utrecht School of the Arts

Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU), Applied Game Design R & D program

HKU's R&D program Applied Game Design focusses on the creative aspects of the strategic design and application of games and gameplay to motivate and help players to develop competencies, comprehension or skills that are useful beyond the game itself. The applied game R&D team consists out of 8 researcher/designers and is located at the Faculty of Art, Media & Technology of the Utrecht School of the Arts.

The Faculty of Art, Media & Technology focusses on education and R&D in te domain of Art, Media & Technology in areas such as game design, interaction design, media design and music design. With over 1100 (BA, MA, MPHIL & PHD) students and over 130 staff the faculty of art, media & technology is an important breeding ground for innovation and the creative industries. The Faculty participates in numerous R&D programs at both national and European level and has partnerships with specialized institutes in over 30 countries.

The Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) is one of the largest art and culture-oriented institutes in Europe and provides preparatory courses, bachelor's and master's programmes and research degrees in fine art, design, music, theatre, media, games and interaction and arts management.