Publications

Articles

International Journal Articles: 2

2017

- Jorge Peña and Jannath Ghaznavi and Nicholas Brody and Rui Prada and Carlos António Roque Martinho and Pedro Santos and Hugo Miguel Gonçalves Damas and Joana Dimas Couto Silva, Effects of human vs. Computer-Controlled characters and social identity cues on enjoyment, article in Journal of Media Psychology pp. 1-13, Apr. 2017, Hogrefe Publishing [Article] [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Pedro Santos and Helena Mascarenhas, Markus Seidel, Approximation sequences to operators on Banach spaces: a rich approach, article in J. London Math. Soc. vol. 96 pp. 86-110, Jan. 2017 [DOI Article link] [bibTex] [PDF]

International Conferences: 5

2018

- Mojgan Hashemian and Rui Prada and Pedro Santos and Samuel Francisco Mascarenhas, Enhancing Social Believability of Virtual Agents using Social Power Dynamics, presented at 18th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, Nov. 2018 [bibTex]
- Samuel Francisco Mascarenhas and Manuel Castro Guerra Moreira Guimarães and Rui Prada and João Miguel de Sousa de Assis Dias and Pedro Santos and Kam Star and Ben Hirsh and Ellis Spice and Rob Kommeren, A Virtual Agent Toolkit for Serious Games Developers, presented at Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG), Aug. 2018 [bibTex]

2017

- Manuel Castro Guerra Moreira Guimarães and Pedro Santos and Arnav Jhala, CiF-CK: An Architecture for Social NPCs in Commercial Games, presented at Computational Intelligence in Games, Aug. 2017 [bibTex]
- Francisco S. Melo and Pedro Santos and André Miguel Leitão Santos, Monte Carlo Tree Search Experiments in Hearthstone, presented at Computational Intelligence in Games, Aug. 2017 [bibTex]
- Manuel Castro Guerra Moreira Guimarães and Pedro Santos and Arnav Jhala, Prom week meets skyrim: Developing a social agent architecture in a commercial game, presented at AAMAS 2017. Sixteenth International Conference on Antonomous Agents and Multiagent Sytems. Sao Paulo - Brazil. 8th - 12th May, 2017, May. 2017 [bibTex]

National Journal Articles: 2

2017

- Pedro Santos and Patricia Romeiro and Flávio Nunes and Paul Hollins and Ruben Riestra, A survey of the video game industry in Portugal, article in vol. 12, Mar. 2017, Universidade Aberta [Article] [bibTex]
- António Santos Ferreira Máchado and Pedro Santos and João Miguel de Sousa de Assis Dias, On the Structure of Role Playing Game Quests, article in (12), Mar. 2017, Universidade Aberta [bibTex]

Dissertations

MSc Theses: 9

2018

- Tiago João de Oliveira Furtado Pereira advised by Pedro Santos, Military Confrontations simulator for the training of army officers, MSc Thesis, May. 2018 [bibTex]

2017

- António Santos Ferreira Máchado advised by Pedro Santos and João Miguel de Sousa de Assis Dias, Interactive Storytelling for Social Agents in RPGs, MSc Thesis, Dec. 2017 [bibTex]
- João Luís Parracho Fazenda dos Reis advised by Pedro Santos, Creating a Dynamic Battle System for a Massive Multiplayer Online Real-Time Strategy Game, MSc Thesis at IST, Nov. 2017 [bibTex]
- Miguel Oliveira Ferreira advised by Pedro Santos, Improving Player Experience with NPC Vendors in Role Playing Games, MSc Thesis, Nov. 2017 [bibTex]
- Mariana Vaz Pinto Loureiro advised by Pedro Santos and Luísa Coheur, Mafia/Werewolf AI Player, MSc Thesis, Nov. 2017 [bibTex]
- Miguel Rebocho de Oliveira advised by Pedro Santos, Designing and Implementing a browser RTS, MSc Thesis, Oct. 2017 [bibTex]
- Sancho Fernandes de Mascarenhas advised by Pedro Santos, AI Player for Board Game Diplomacy, MSc Thesis, Jun. 2017 [bibTex]
- Miguel Cartaxo advised by Pedro Santos and António Rito Silva, Game Simulation Engine Optimisation, MSc Thesis, Jun. 2017 [bibTex]
- André Miguel Leitão Santos advised by Pedro Santos and Francisco S. Melo, Intelligent Agent player for Hearthstone , MSc Thesis, Jun. 2017 [bibTex]