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Point of Contact: Investigating change in perception through a serious game for COVID-19 preventive measures

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Point of Contact : Investigating change in perception through a serious game for COVID-19 preventive measures. / Hill, Joshua; Corke, Edward; Salawu, Mubarak; Cotterell, Ethan; Russell, Matthew; Gibbons, Joshua; Mu, Tianxiang; Karnik, Abe.

In: Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 5, No. CHI PLAY, 274, 07.07.2021.

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Hill, J, Corke, E, Salawu, M, Cotterell, E, Russell, M, Gibbons, J, Mu, T & Karnik, A 2021, 'Point of Contact: Investigating change in perception through a serious game for COVID-19 preventive measures', Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, vol. 5, no. CHI PLAY, 274.

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Hill, J., Corke, E., Salawu, M., Cotterell, E., Russell, M., Gibbons, J., Mu, T., & Karnik, A. (Accepted/In press). Point of Contact: Investigating change in perception through a serious game for COVID-19 preventive measures. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 5(CHI PLAY), [274].

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Hill J, Corke E, Salawu M, Cotterell E, Russell M, Gibbons J et al. Point of Contact: Investigating change in perception through a serious game for COVID-19 preventive measures. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction. 2021 Jul 7;5(CHI PLAY). 274.

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Hill, Joshua ; Corke, Edward ; Salawu, Mubarak ; Cotterell, Ethan ; Russell, Matthew ; Gibbons, Joshua ; Mu, Tianxiang ; Karnik, Abe. / Point of Contact : Investigating change in perception through a serious game for COVID-19 preventive measures. In: Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction. 2021 ; Vol. 5, No. CHI PLAY.

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