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Since our beginnings in the late 1990s, we are dedicated to providing an editorial service for innovative and critical research. This commitment has formed our unique and broad yet well-balanced program, which contributes high-quality publications to the latest debates in various academic disciplines. Along with classical scholarly formats we also publish stimulating essays that find significant audiences beyond the academic sphere.
After a long period of neglect, emotions have become an important topic within literary studies. This collection of essays stresses the complex link between aesthetic and non-aesthetic emotional components and discusses emotional patterns by focusing on the practice of writing as well as on the impact of such patterns on receptive processes.
This book is freely available under the conditions of the Creative-Commons-License BY-NC-ND 4.0.
Towards a political unterstanding of Artificial Intelligence: This timely collection discusses the complex political dimensions of internet and AI technologies, seeking to elucidate possible avenues of democratizing AI.
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Why do we play games and why do we play them on computers? The contributors of »Games and Rules« take a closer look at the core of each game and the motivational system that is the game mechanics. This anthology contains individual essays by experts and authors with backgrounds in Game Design and Game Studies, who lead the discourse to get to the bottom of game mechanics in video games and the real world.
This book is freely available under the Creative-Commons-License BY-NC-ND 4.0.