Tappetina is based on 10 years research documented by dozen of scientific papers and participation in European and National Research projects. Letizia Jaccheri  is cooperating with several people on these projects. See google scholar for  scientific documentation. In the following the most relevant and recents publications:

Papers & Reports

Tappetina: an Ecosystem of Art, Software, and Research Letizia Jaccheri, Javier Gomez, Sindre B. Skaraas, to be exhibited at IFIP ICEC 2018

Playing with Empathy through a Collaborative Storytelling Game, Sindre B. Skaraas, Javier Gomez, and Letizia Jaccheri, to be presented at IFIP ICEC 2018

Tappetina’s Empathy A Study of Serious Games Facilitating Empathy with Storytelling, Sindre B. Skaraas, Master of Science in Informatics, June 2018, Supervisor: Maria Letizia Jaccheri, IDI

Mimi-masteroppgave, Uyen Dan Nguyen, Master of Science in Informatics, June 2018, Supervisors: Maria Letizia Jaccheri and Sofia Papavlasopoulou, IDI

Tappetina’s empathy game: a playground of storytelling and emotional understanding, Sindre B. Skaraas, Javier Gomez, and Letizia Jaccheri. 2018. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC ’18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 509-512. DOI:

TDT4850 ICT-Enabled Social Innovation for Social Good – The Little Doormaid Tappetina Biljana Arsenic, Farzana Quayyum, Kshitiz Adhikari, Letizia Balzi, Md Shah Newaz, Nazli Sila Kara, NTNU 2018

The Little Doormaid: An Initial Literature Review Toward a Video Game About Mentoring, Social Innovation and Technology, Jaccheri, Letizia. International Conference on Entertainment Computing. Springer, 2017.

Working document describing the ecosystem 06.08.2018


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