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Collecting conversations: three approaches to obtaining user‐to‐user communications data from virtual environments

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Transcripts of conversations are a valuable research resource in social sciences and can be used to make inferences about subjects’ behavior and intentions. Large-scale communications records can be coded and analyzed statistically for generalizable results. Virtual environments are a good place to gather communications records, because they exhibit a wide variety of subject behaviors However, compared to traditional channels such as forums and chat rooms, virtual environments can be more cha...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.4101/jvwr.v3i3.807

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
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Author
Publisher:
Virtual Worlds Institute, Inc. Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
4-22
Publication date:
2011-05-01
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ISSN:
1941-8477
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uuid:9b7c6c5e-ad7c-44b3-ba67-3d2ee1bf1748
Source identifiers:
631626
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pubs:631626
Paper number:
3
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