Join the Lab!

I am (always) seeking motivated, curious, and dedicated students to join the Laboratory for Quantitative Experience Design, my research laboratory at the University of Utah! My areas of interest are computational psychology, artificial intelligence, game design, and interactive narrative. Please view the projects page to see specific examples of the kind of work I am interested in pursuing. My…
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The Digital Camera of Games

When I began the course of my Ph.D. at North Carolina State University, I scored a chance meeting with David L. Roberts, then a recently minted Assistant Professor of Computer Science. I originally met David at Georgia Tech through its FOCUS Scholars program, back when I was considering going to Georgia Tech for graduate school (they ended up rejecting me, making the decision to not go that much…
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Ludology Podcast Interview

I was recently interviewed by Geoff Engelstein for the Ludology podcast about my work on procedural narrative generation! In the interview we take a whirlwind tour through the field, including talking about Ken Levine's Narrative LEGOs, the AI Director of Valve's Left 4 Dead, and an #AIGrandChallenge of creating an AI agent that can play D&D with you. Check out the podcast episode on iTunes…
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