Work of our own Dr. Marshall Tappen on computer vision algorithms to “accurately track the nesting routes of endangered sea turtles,” is described in an article in UCF Today.
The New Scientist has an article about a storytelling program, written by CS professor Ladislau Bölöni, http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21628945.700-storytelling-software-learns-how-to-tell-a-good-tale.html
On September 20th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ford will demonstrate a state-of-the-art vehicle simlator that uses virtual reality. Click here for more information.
UCF’s own Dr. Joseph LaViola is interviewed about the future of user interfaces that use guestures, based on his participation in a panel at ACM SIGGRAPH:
Camp Connect, which was held at UCF from August 16th – August 23rd, introduced high school students to the various Engineering programs. Click here for more information.
“A Unified Approach to Evolving Plasticity and Neural Geometry,” a paper by Sebastian Risi and Kenneth O. Stanley, won the Best Student Paper Award at the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN-2012) in Brisbane, Australia.
UCF’s student chapter of the ACM won the ACM’s Student Chapter Excellence Award for Outstanding Community Service 2011-2012.
The TLE TeachLivE mixed-reality teaching environment, which supports teacher practice, won an honorable mention in the 2012 National Consortium for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education’s Leveraging Excellence Awards.
The University of Central Florida will host more than 7,000 students, educators and parents from all 50 states during the 28th Annual Science Olympiad National Tournament on May 18-19, 2012.
Congratulations to Drs. Joseph LaViola and Marshall Tappen. Their tenure and promotion to associate professor cases were approved by the president and provost and will be effective in August!