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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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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