What Do Games Represent ? – GLS21

July 14, 2012 Comments off

IT University of Copenhagen – May, 2012

Stephan G├╝nzel explores the relationship of space with video games in “What Do Games Represent? Space And Videogames”. His ideas are examplified with Tetris, Zork, Portal or Mirror Edge.

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Babycastles – GLS 20

July 13, 2012 Comments off

IT University of Copenhagen – May, 2012

Game Lecture by Kunal Gupta about Babycastles.

He demonstrates a locally centered independant game movement and some of their amazing works.

In particular, there is this music fighting game using kinect and music to dictate the speed at which players are fighting each other.

Robots that can Think – GLS 19

March 6, 2012 Comments off

IT University of Copenhagen – February, 2012

Game Lecture by Jong-Hwan Kim entitled “Recent Progress and Development for Robots that can Think”.

Jong-Hwan Kim is a pioneer in the field of Ubiquitous Robotics and Soccer Robotics, nominated as the Father of Robot Football, (entitled by The Times on September 18, 1997). His research interests are in the areas of Evolutionary Multi-agent Robotic Systems. Kim received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1981, 1983, and 1987, respectively. Since 1988, he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), where he is currently a Professor at the Robot Intelligence Technology (RIT)Lab.

Validating Serious Games for Health – GLS 18

March 5, 2012 Comments off

IT University of Copenhagen – January, 2012

Game lecture by Pamela M. Kato.

Our Digital Selves – GLS 17

March 4, 2012 Comments off

IT University of Copenhagen – January, 2012

Game Lecture by research scientist Nick Yee from PARC.

Nick Yee is a social scientist who studies how people behave and interact in virtual worlds and online games.

Hello Avatar – GLS 16

March 3, 2012 Comments off

IT University of Copenhagen – December, 2011

Game Lecture by Dr. Beth Coleman.

Dr. Beth Coleman is an assisting professor at the MIT and the author of the book “Hello Avatar”.

The Integrated Influence Architecture – AltDevConf 2012

March 2, 2012 Comments off

AltDevConf, February 11th, 2012

Combining Reactive and Deliberative AI for NPC Control by Luke Dicken.

Luke Dicken is researching the interface between bottom-up approaches to AI such as reactive systems, and top-down approaches such as Hierarchical Task planning. He is using several computer games as simulated environments in which to conduct this research.