Artificial Intelligence

Thursday, 25 July
8:10 - 10:15 am
Room 207

Session Chair: Fred Pighin, USC Institute for Creative Technologies


"Low-Level" Intelligence for "Low-Level" Animation
Models of certain "low-level" cognitive abilities (such as object persistence) in synthetic characters can be used to control "low-level" behavior, such as eye gaze and facial expression.

Damian Isla
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Laboratory
naimad@media.mit.edu

Bruce Blumberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Laboratory



Virtual Human Interface: Building an Intelligent Animated Agent
An interactive animation and communication platform that employs photo-real virtual humans to form the basis of a new generation of educational and entertainment tools.

Bernadette Kiss
VerAnim Bt.
BernadetteKiss@yahoo.com

Gábor Szijártó
VerAnim Bt.

Barnabás Takács
CTO



Towards Visualizing HCI for Immersive Environments: The Meta-Situational Tracker
The Meta-Situational Tracker provides researchers with the ability to visualize user situations within immersive environments.

Christopher Jaynes
University of Kentucky
jaynes@cs.uky.edu

Joan Mazur
Cindy Lio
University of Kentucky



Lewis the Robotic Photographer
Lewis is a human-sized robot wedding photographer who collects images and displays them in a "photo album" that celebrants can print or store in digital format.

Cindy Grimm
Washington University in St. Louis
cmg@cs.wustl.edu

William D. Smart
Zachary Byer
Michael Dixon
Jacob Cynamon
Hui Zhang
Washington University in St. Louis





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