By M. Uretsky (auth.), Riitta Smeds, Jens O. Riis (eds.)
This booklet is predicated at the shows on the 3rd Workshop on video games in creation administration, the consequences of video games on constructing creation administration, held in Espoo, Finland, June 27-29, 1997. The workshop was once prepared via the particular curiosity workforce on video games of IFIP operating crew 5.7, that's coordinated via Professor Jens Riis. The distinctive curiosity staff goals to reinforce studying in construction administration in academia and in undefined, throughout the improvement, software and learn of simulation video games. at the moment, the specified curiosity team is constructing a listing of video games in construction administration, so that it will be to be had on the web. the 2 past workshops of the distinctive curiosity staff have been held in Aalborg and in Sf/lnderborg, and a workshop and exhibition of simulation video games used to be prepared in reference to the APMS '96 convention in Kyoto in November 1996. In those workshops, quite a few simulation video games were offered, experimented, and mentioned, and studies exchanged. for this reason, a community of researchers and lecturers attracted to video games has been created. The 3rd workshop with contributors from ten international locations additional increased and reinforced the community, and created principles for capability joint examine initiatives in simulation for studying in creation administration. The workshop used to be backed via the IFIP operating staff 5.7 on computing device Aided construction administration platforms, Helsinki college of know-how, the Finnish Graduate college of business administration, and town of Espoo, which we gratefully acknowledge.