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Providing both physical and perceived affordances using physical games pieces on touch based tablets

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Providing both physical and perceived affordances using physical games pieces on touch based tablets. / Burnett, Daniel; Coulton, Paul; Lewis, Adam.

IE '12 Proceedings of The 8th Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Playing the System. New York : ACM Press, 2012.

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Burnett, D, Coulton, P & Lewis, A 2012, Providing both physical and perceived affordances using physical games pieces on touch based tablets. in IE '12 Proceedings of The 8th Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Playing the System. ACM Press, New York. https://doi.org/10.1145/2336727.2336735

APA

Burnett, D., Coulton, P., & Lewis, A. (2012). Providing both physical and perceived affordances using physical games pieces on touch based tablets. In IE '12 Proceedings of The 8th Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Playing the System ACM Press. https://doi.org/10.1145/2336727.2336735

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Burnett D, Coulton P, Lewis A. Providing both physical and perceived affordances using physical games pieces on touch based tablets. In IE '12 Proceedings of The 8th Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Playing the System. New York: ACM Press. 2012 https://doi.org/10.1145/2336727.2336735

Author

Burnett, Daniel ; Coulton, Paul ; Lewis, Adam. / Providing both physical and perceived affordances using physical games pieces on touch based tablets. IE '12 Proceedings of The 8th Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Playing the System. New York : ACM Press, 2012.

Bibtex

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