Showing posts from August, 2013

My fourth TEDxPeachtree blogpost

2013 Speaker Spotlight: Mark Riedl Link to the original article: Mark Riedl, a 2011 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ( DARPA ) Young Faculty Awards recipient, is an inspiring computer science researcher who looks for ways of applying basic research to real world problems and problems of the future. As an Assistant Professor in the Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing and director of the Entertainment Intelligence Lab , Dr. Riedl’s research focuses on the intersection of artificial intelligence, virtual worlds, and storytelling. His work on computational narrative intelligence catalyzes a number of important capabilities and applications that benefit humanity. In May, DARPA published a news release about Dr. Riedl’s research on how computers can automatically construct interactive, cultural training models from the combined experiences of army soldiers based on a storytelling system he has developed. “A lot of