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Brown, E., & Cairns, P. 2004, April 24–29, A grounded investigation of game immersion. Paper presented at Human Factors in Computing Systems. 
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Resource type: Proceedings Article
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1145/985921.986048
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1-58113-703-6
BibTeX citation key: Brown2004a
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Categories: General
Keywords: Immersion
Creators: Brown, Cairns
Publisher: ACM
Collection: Human Factors in Computing Systems
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"The term immersion is widely used to describe games but it is not clear what immersion is or indeed if people are using the same word consistently. This paper describes work done to define immersion based on the experiences of games. Grounded Theory is used to construct a robust division of immersion into three levels: engagement, engrossment and total immersion. This division alone suggests new lines for investigating immersion and transferring it into software domains other than games."
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p.3   "Total immersion is presence."   Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard
Keywords:   Immersion