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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A new Assistant Professor appears!

"Go West, young man, go West and grow up with the country." Horace Greeley After what I can only describe as a marathon on the job market, I am thrilled to announce that I have accepted a joint tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment between the School of Computing and Entertainment Arts & Engineering program at the University of Utah! I will be coming in for the 2017…
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New Paper: Toward Combining Domain Theory and Recipes in Plan Recognition

I'm excited to announce that my paper with R. Michael Young, "Toward Combining Domain Theory and Recipes in Plan Recognition" was accepted for publication at the 2017 Plan, Activity, and Intent Recognition Workshop at this year's AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. In this paper, we proposed to combine two existing (symbolic) plan recognition variants into a new hybrid variant…
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