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1. (WO2017040167) CONTEXT AND PROFICIENCY AWARE PLAYER ENCOURAGEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/040167    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/048539
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 26 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G06Q 30/00
G06Q 50/00
Applicants: INTERDIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
Inventors: LEE, Kuo-Chu
YAO, Zijun
DOYLE, John David
PANAGOS, Euthimios
STERNBERG, Gregory S.
LOEB, Shoshana
Title: CONTEXT AND PROFICIENCY AWARE PLAYER ENCOURAGEMENT
Abstract:
Methods and systems are provided for improving the effectiveness of user retention in games and applications. Defining and collecting micro-attributes from user behavior events, analyzing the micro-attributes from a selected group of users on one or more tasks or subtasks, and generating one or more models for assessing a proficiency level of a user based on the micro-attributes from the selected group is provided. Assessing a proficiency level of an individual user may comprise assessing one or more proficiency indicators, each proficiency indicator representing one or more of a score, ranking, or classification of one or more of the micro-attributes.