Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry):

N. Pobiedina, J. Neidhardt, M. Calatrava Moreno, L. Grad-Gyenge, H. Werthner:
"On Successful Team Formation: Statistical Analysis of a Multiplayer Online Game";
Talk: The 15th IEEE Conference on Business Informatics (CBI), Vienna; 07-15-2013 - 07-18-2013; in: "Proceedings of The 15th IEEE Conference on Business Informatics (CBI)", IEEE, (2013), 55 - 62.

English abstract:
Teamwork plays an important role in many areas of today´s society, such as business activities. Thus, the question of how to form an effective team is of increasing interest. In this
paper we use the team-oriented multiplayer online game Dota 2 to study cooperation within teams and the success of teams. Making use of game log data, we choose a statistical approach to identify factors that increase the chance of a team to win. The factors
that we analyze are related to the roles that players can take within the game, the experiences of the players and friendship ties within a team. Our results show that such data can be used
to infer social behavior patterns.

Team formation, Virtual communities, Statistical analysis, Social ties, Online games

"Official" electronic version of the publication (accessed through its Digital Object Identifier - DOI)

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