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QED Lab Awarded Activision Grant

Posted on 19/04/2019 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

The Quantitative Experience Design Lab has been awarded $15,000.00 by Activision | Blizzard in support of the lab's research on Artificial Intelligence and Game Design at the University of Utah.

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QED Lab Director Invited to Panel on Prospective Cognition and Narrative

Posted on 26/03/2019 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera, QED Lab Director and Assistant Professor of Computing and Entertainment Arts and Engineering at the University of Utah, was invited to participate in a panel on Prospective Cognition and Narrative at the 2019 AAAI Spring Symposium on Story-based Intelligence.

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New Paper: Desiderata for a Computational Model of Human Online Narrative Sensemaking

Posted on 28/02/2019 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera (QED Lab Director) and R. Michael Young have had their paper Desiderata for a Computational Model of Human Online Narrative Sensemaking accepted for publication at the 2019 AAAI Spring Symposium on Story-enabled Intelligence. The paper presents a set of constraints that computational models ought to satisfy should they purport to represent/encode the cognitive processes involved in online (i.e. during reading/viewing) human narrative sensemaking.

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QED Lab Director presents "AI Literacy" talk at Salt Lake Oasis

Posted on 14/01/2019 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera, QED Lab Director and Assistant Professor of Computing and Entertainment Arts and Engineering at the University of Utah, presented a talk on "Artificial Intelligence Literacy" at the Salt Lake Oasis Weekly Gathering, celebrated in Salt Lake City, UT, USA. The slides of the talk can be found here.

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Jennifer Nelson selected for University of Utah's UROP Program

Posted on 11/12/2018 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

Undergraduate student and QED Lab Member Jennifer Nelson has been selected for participation in the University of Utah's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program [UROP] for the Spring 2019 semester. UROP provides a $1,500 stipend and educational programming for students who assist with a faculty member’s research or creative project or who carry out a project of their own under the supervision of a faculty member. Jennifer will be working on the Automated Dungeon Mastering project.

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QED Lab Director presents Keynote at the 2018 SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion, Interaction and Games

Posted on 09/11/2018 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera, QED Lab Director and Assistant Professor of Computing and Entertainment Arts and Engineering at the University of Utah, presented a Keynote at the 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH Conference on Motion, Interaction and Games, celebrated in Limassol, Cyprus. The slides of the talk can be found here.

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Call for Volunteers: An Experiment on Interaction Fidelity in Virtual Reality

Posted on 31/07/2018 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

The QED Lab is currently recruiting participants who are interested in playing a virtual reality game for science. The purpose of this study is to understand the effect of different types of input devices on VR interactive fidelity. You must be 18 years or older to participate.

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Job Opportunity: Research Assistant (Engineer), the PSYCHIC Project

Posted on 19/06/2018 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

We’re seeking a highly motivated, talented Research Assistant to join the lab. You will participate in the full software development life-cycle of building front-end applications for our recently awarded IARPA grant (see: http://qed.cs.utah.edu/blog/qed-lab-awarded-iarpa-grant-psychic-phase-ii). This role will involve iterating with the lab team on user stories, mockups and wireframes as well as developing, documenting, and launching supporting UI application code.

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QED Lab Awarded IARPA Grant

Posted on 19/05/2018 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

The Quantitative Experience Design Lab has been awarded $169,698.75 by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) via a subcontract through Charles River Analytics to advance the development of a Predictive System for Cyber Hostility using Integrated Computational Models (PSYCHIC).

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Call for Volunteers: An Experiment in Interactive Narrative Adventure Games

Posted on 21/02/2018 | By: Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera

The QED Lab is currently recruiting participants who are interested in playing an adventure game for science. The purpose of this study is to understand how people make inferences during video game play. You must be 18 years or older to participate, and you must be able to read English.

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