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Analytics-driven Game Design

INFO 4154

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only. Prerequisite for programmers: CS 2110 (or permission of the instructor).

Prerequisite for designers: INFO 2450 and/or submission of art/design portfolio to instructor.

Instructor: E.Andersen

A project-based course in which programmers and designers collaborate to design, implement, and release a video game online through popular game portals. In this course, students use the internet as a resource to gather data anonymously from players. Students analyze this data in order to improve their game over multiple iterations. Technical aspects of this course include programming, database architecture, and statistical analysis.