Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Sep 28, 2020  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 4154 - Analytics-driven Game Design

(crosslisted) INFO 4154  
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite for programmers: CS 2110  (or permission of the instructor). Prerequisite for designers: submission of art/design portfolio to instructor. Permission of instructor required. Co-meets with INFO 4154 .


A project-based course in which programmers and designers collaborate to design, biuld, and release a video game online through popular game portals. Students instrument their games to gather anonymous usage statistics from players and analyze this data to improve their game over multiple iterations. Technical aspects of this course include game mechanics, telemetry, A/B testing, and statistical analysis.

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