Construction of Networking Game for Addressing Social Isolation in a Super-Aging Society

Conference paper

Abstract

In this paper, we focus on social isolation among elderly people to better understand the reality of their lives and analyze the relationship between the factors behind changes in the family structures of the elderly and their social isolation and changes in modern communities. We also investigate new forms of communication aimed at improving the quality of life in a longevity society. Methodologically, we propose and examine a basic means to enhance local community networks, based on a scale-free network as a foundation for local community formation. From these considerations, we propose a new networking game for constructing the scale-free network in our daily life.

Keywords

Networking game Social isolation Super-aging society scale-free network 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information DesignKogakuin UniversityTokyoJapan

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