Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Aalto Games Research

464 views

Published on

Gameplay innovation through technical innovation: exergames, animation, computer vision.

Published in: Science
  • Login to see the comments

  • Be the first to like this

Aalto Games Research

  1. 1. Aalto Games Research Asst. Prof. Perttu Hämäläinen Dept. of Computer Science (SCI) Dept. of Media (ARTS) Professorship: Computer games Video Showreel: http://urly.fi/xqF
  2. 2. Research themes • Gameplay innovation through technical innovation. • Novel creativity tools to save time and create fresh aesthetic. • All things human movement: exergames, animation, computer vision
  3. 3. Mission • Improve health through motivating physical activity • Create new mixed reality sports, and extend the audience of existing sports (e.g., diversified challenges)
  4. 4. Cross-disciplinarity • Computer vision and sensors • Bodily human-computer interaction (HCI) • Perception and action in virtual environments • Sport and exercise psychology • Procedural character animation (”motion AI”) Images from motion AI paper presented at SIGGRAPH 2015
  5. 5. Where do we publish? • ACM CHI, CHI PLAY, ACM SIGGRAPH, Transactions on Graphics, International Journal of Computer Science in Sports (IJCSS), Sports Technology... • Research approach: create technology and experimental research games, use the games as research instruments • Contributions in the form of – New algorithms, interfaces, interaction design approaches – Player experience data, design guidelines and insights
  6. 6. Let’s collaborate if you’re interested in • Sports technology & motor learning • HCI, bodily interaction • Animation • Machine learning with movement or games-related datasets (motion data, optimal control trajectories, physics simulation results, player behavior...) • Finding game applications for your novel technologies perttu.hamalainen@aalto.fi http://perttu.info http://urly.fi/xqF (YouTube showreel)

×