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"Wearable Power" Wins NSF Awards

February 13, 2014

Kristy Jost, of the Shima Lab, earned first place in the Posters & Graphics category--as well as the People's Choice award--in the NSF's International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge for her entry, "Wearable Power."

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Global Game Jam '14

January 26, 2014

For a full 48 hours, from January 24th-26th, members of Drexel's International Game Developers Association hosted their own Global Game Jam. 17 students and Philadelphia locals came together over the weekend to develop games based on this year's theme: "We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are."

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Isomer Musical Metacreation

August 21, 2013

Over the summer, Dr. Wilder and I [Jamie Leidwinger] have set up camp in Drexel University’s Expressive and Creative Interactive Technologies (ExCITe) Center in Philadelphia to work on the Isomer Project: a digital humanities research project aimed at teaching computers to listen to music sensitively. Our goals for the summer are to develop both quantitative and qualitative aspects to Isomer’s ability to listen and identify descriptors for music.

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