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    • $10 Million For Your Thoughts? 

      Best, Michael L.; Wilson, Ernest J., III (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2007)
    • 2007 RoboCup International Symposium 

      Balch, Tucker, R.; Dellaert, Frank (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05)
    • A computational model of suspense for the augmentation of intelligent story generation 

      O'Neill, Brian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-11-18)
      In this dissertation, I present Dramatis, a computational human behavior model of suspense based on Gerrig and Bernardo's de nition of suspense. In this model, readers traverse a search space on behalf of the protagonist, ...
    • A data-driven approach for personalized drama management 

      Yu, Hong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-05-13)
      An interactive narrative is a form of digital entertainment in which players can create or influence a dramatic storyline through actions, typically by assuming the role of a character in a fictional virtual world. The ...
    • A linguistic method for robot verification programming and control 

      Dantam, Neil Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-10-29)
      There are many competing techniques for specifying robot policies, each having advantages in different circumstances. To unify these techniques in a single framework, we use formal language as an intermediate representation ...
    • African Societies in Development: Critical Challenges and Successes : a Panel Discussion 

      Persons, Georgia A.; Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth; Best, Michael L.; Chopra, Karan; Sebunya, Jumbe; Rosser, Sue V. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-20)
      In celebration of Black History Month, Ivan Allen College, Office of the Dean presented a panel discussion on African Societies in Development. Moderator, Georgia A. Persons, School of Public Policy, made introductions. ...
    • Analogical problem evolution in biologically inspired design 

      Helms, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-01-08)
      Biologically inspired design (BID) is a widespread and growing movement in modern design, pulled in part by the need for environmentally sustainable design and pushed partly by rapid advances in biology and the desire for ...
    • Announcing ITID 2.0 

      Bar, François; Best, Michael L. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2008)
    • Anticipatory Robot Control for a Partially Observable Environment Using Episodic Memories 

      Endo, Yoichiro (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
      This paper explains an episodic-memory based approach for computing anticipatory robot behavior in a partially observable environment. Inspired by biological findings on the mammalian hippocampus, here, the episodic memories ...
    • Art or Circus? Characterizing User-Created Video on YouTube 

      Landry, Brian M.; Guzdial, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Video and networking technologies have advanced such that posting and viewing video online is practical. Everyday people now post video online to communicate asynchronously with remote audiences. This paper explores the ...
    • Assessing the use of auditory graphs for middle school mathematics 

      Chew, Yee Chieh (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-11-17)
      This dissertation addresses issues related to teaching and learning middle-school mathematical graphing concepts and provides an in-depth analysis on the impact of introducing a new assistive technology in a visually ...
    • Assessment of Working Dog Suitability from Quantimetric Data 

      Alcaidinho, Joelle; Valentin, Giancarlo; Yoder, Nate; Tai, Stephanie; Mundell, Paul; Jackson, Melody (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-10)
      We propose new approaches to assessing the suitability of potential working dogs for a given occupation. The main focus is placed on continuously-recording technology that does not rely on constant human observation. ...
    • Automated iterative game design 

      Zook, Alexander (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-12-06)
      Computational systems to model aspects of iterative game design were proposed, encompassing: game generation, sampling behaviors in a game, analyzing game behaviors for patterns, and iteratively altering a game design. ...
    • Automatic eating detection in real-world settings with commodity sensing 

      Thomaz, Edison (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-01-07)
      Motivated by challenges and opportunities in nutritional epidemiology and food journaling, ubiquitous computing researchers have proposed numerous techniques for automated dietary monitoring (ADM) over the years. Although ...
    • Automatic Landmark Detection for Topological Mapping Using Bayesian Surprise 

      Ranganathan, Ananth; Dellaert, Frank (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Topological maps are graphical representations of the environment consisting of nodes that denote landmarks, and edges that represent the connectivity between the landmarks. Automatic detection of landmarks, usually ...
    • Autonomous environment manipulation to facilitate task completion 

      Levihn, Martin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-03-31)
      A robot should be able to autonomously modify and utilize its environment to assist its task completion. While mobile manipulators and humanoid robots have both locomotion and manipulation capabilities, planning systems ...
    • Autonomous Nondeterministic Tour Guides: Improving Quality of Experience with TTD-MDPs 

      Cantino, Andrew S.; Roberts, David L.; Isbell, Charles Lee, Jr. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
      In this paper, we address the problem of building a system of autonomous tour guides for a complex environment, such as a museum with many visitors. Visitors may have varying preferences for types of art or may wish to ...
    • Building on Seven Years of Collaborative Effort 

      Best, Michael L.; Tomaya, Kentaro; Bar, François (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2010)
    • Can IT Start-Ups Slay Telecommunication Incumbents? Stories of David Versus Goliath 

      Best, Michael L.; Wilson, Ernest J., III (Georgia Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2004)
    • Canine Reachability of Snout-based Wearable Inputs 

      Valentin, Giancarlo; Alcaidinho, Joelle; Friel, Larry; Zeagler, Clint; Jackson, Melody; Starner, Thad (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-09)
      We designed an experiment with the goal of assessing wearable reachability for canines. We investigated the effect of placement on the ability of dogs to reach on-body interfaces with their snouts. In our pilot study, seven ...