Psychological theories on motivation hold great promise for video game development and for understanding how games impact people, but only little is known about how these theories actually are used in the games industry.
Visual computing studies the creation and understanding of images, shapes, and three-dimensional spaces by computational means. As we seek to increase our understanding of not just how to create and analyze images and sounds, but also how we humans perceive, react to, and interact with them, research in visual computing is of an increasingly interdisciplinary nature.
Research topics: Computer graphics and animation, computer vision, generative modeling in machine learning, virtual acoustics.
Teaching creativity to computers - Christian Guckelsberger wants to equip AI with the motivation to discover the unexpected
Research on computational intrinsic motivation could answer some fundamental questions about the nature of creativity, but also improve household robotics or even self-driving cars
The European Research Council Consolidator Grant goes to Professor Jaakko Lehtinen for a project to build a computer that “sees” the real world much better than the current methods do
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