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Contribution of simulation and gaming to natural resource management issues: An introduction

Authors
  • Barreteau, O.
  • Le Page, C.
  • Perez, P.
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1046878107300660
OAI: oai:HAL:hal-00453891v1
Source
Hal-Diderot
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Language
English
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Abstract

Nowadays, computer-mediated simulations and games are widely used in the field of natural resource management (NRM). They have proved to be useful for various purposes such as supporting decisionmaking processes and training. First, the specificities of the NRM research field are highlighted. Then, based on the analysis of the articles presented in this special issue of Simulation & Gaming, some key features related to the implementation of gaming in such a context are introduced. Finally, after reviewing the benefits of using simulation games in NRM, the authors stress the ethical issue of changing social relationships among stakeholders by playing a game with some of them

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