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The Role of Gamification in Participatory Environmental Sensing: A Study In the Wild

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The Role of Gamification in Participatory Environmental Sensing : A Study In the Wild. / Palacin-Silva, Maria; Knutas, Antti; Ferrario, Maria Angela Felicita Cristina; Porras, Jari; Ikonen, Jouni; Chea, Chandara.

CHI '18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM, 2018. 221.

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Palacin-Silva, M, Knutas, A, Ferrario, MAFC, Porras, J, Ikonen, J & Chea, C 2018, The Role of Gamification in Participatory Environmental Sensing: A Study In the Wild. in CHI '18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems., 221, ACM, New York. DOI: 10.1145/3173574.3173795

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Palacin-Silva, M., Knutas, A., Ferrario, M. A. F. C., Porras, J., Ikonen, J., & Chea, C. (2018). The Role of Gamification in Participatory Environmental Sensing: A Study In the Wild. In CHI '18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems [221] New York: ACM. DOI: 10.1145/3173574.3173795

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Palacin-Silva M, Knutas A, Ferrario MAFC, Porras J, Ikonen J, Chea C. The Role of Gamification in Participatory Environmental Sensing: A Study In the Wild. In CHI '18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York: ACM. 2018. 221. Available from, DOI: 10.1145/3173574.3173795

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Palacin-Silva, Maria ; Knutas, Antti ; Ferrario, Maria Angela Felicita Cristina ; Porras, Jari ; Ikonen, Jouni ; Chea, Chandara. / The Role of Gamification in Participatory Environmental Sensing : A Study In the Wild. CHI '18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York : ACM, 2018.

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