Research in Progress: Explaining the Moderating Effect of Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) Games on the Relationship between Flow and Game Addiction Using Literature-Based Discovery (LBD)

Wendy HUI, Wai Kwong LAU

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A recent meta-analytical study reported that there appears to be a weaker correlation between flow and game addiction in players of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games. In this study, we use closed literature-based discovery (LBD) to identify factors that may explain this moderating effect.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 11 May 2020
EventThe First International Workshop on Literature-Based Discovery - Online Conference (due to COVID-19), Singapore
Duration: 11 May 202014 May 2020


ConferenceThe First International Workshop on Literature-Based Discovery
Abbreviated titleLBD2020
Otherco-located with PAKDD2020
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Bibliographical note

Accepted paper for "First International Workshop on Literature-Based Discovery (LBD2020)


  • Literature-Based Discovery
  • Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) Games
  • Flow
  • Game Addiction
  • Moderating Effect

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