Some Notes on the Possibile Role of Cognitive Architectures in Serious Games

  • Manuel GentileEmail author
  • Giuseppe Città
  • Antonio Lieto
  • Mario Allegra
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11899)


This paper provides a preliminary analysis of the possible role of cognitive architectures in the field of Serious Games. The seminal works that explore the use of Cognitive Architecture in games will be analyzed in the light of an emerging perspective of the games AI research area. Finally, an initial proposal of application of Cognitive Architecture for the design and implementation of non-player characters will be presented.


Serious games Cognitive Architecture Cognitive Science Artificial Intelligence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Gentile
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Giuseppe Città
    • 1
  • Antonio Lieto
    • 2
    • 3
  • Mario Allegra
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Educational TechnologyNational Research Council of ItalyPalermoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversità di TorinoTurinItaly
  3. 3.ICAR, National Research Council of ItalyPalermoItaly

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