Introducing Clustering III: Challenges and Pitfalls

Anders Drachen, Christian Bauckhage and Rafet Sifa take a look at the specific challenges involved when using clustering for game analytics.

Introducing Clustering II: Clustering Algorithms

Anders Drachen, Christian Bauckhage and Rafet Sifa briefly outline several classes of algorithms and discuss the types of contexts they are useful in. This is the second in a series of four posts.

Introducing Clustering I: Behavioral Profiling for Game Analytics

Anders Drachen, Christian Bauckhage and Rafet Sifa introduce the foundations of cluster analysis for player behavior, and the background for why these kinds of techniques are useful for game analytics. This is the first in a series of four posts.

Visualizing Dynamic Behavior Flow

Using the MMORPG Glitch as a case example, Shawna Baskins, Joseph Riley and Anders Drachen describe the process of developing a method for generating behavioral profiles and visualizing how players over time migrate between these profiles.

Analysing Auctions: The Case of Glitch

Shawna Baskins, Joseph Riley and Anders Drachen analyse Glitch's in-game economic system, concentrating on the auction house and NPC vendors.

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10 Great Resources on Game Analytics

Anders Drachen has put together another list of great new and older resources about game analytics, monetization, prediction and design, to keep you up to date with what is happening in the field.

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