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Archive for December, 2010
FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: Philip K. McKinley
FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: Philip K. McKinley

Artificial Life in Science and Engineering: The increasing interaction between computing technology and the physical world requires that systems be able to adapt to changing conditions, compensate for failures, and even fend off attacks, all with minimal human intervention.  Robust operation is especially important for remote autonomous systems, such as wireless sensor networks and robot […]

FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: Brian O’Shea
FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: Brian O'Shea

Art, Astronomy, and Aesthetics: Art and astronomy have always been closely related, and in many ways have grown closer in the modern era.  The visualization of astronomical data, from observation and from simulations, produces informative and aesthetically pleasing images that can be appreciated on many levels.  I will discuss some of my experiences collaborating with […]

FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: Ken Feingold
FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: Ken Feingold

The Software Unconscious: Associative Linking and the Appearance of Mind: “In this talk I will discuss the underlying conceptual framework for the intersection of my work as an artist and as a psychoanalyst. The primary process of the unconscious mind and its relevance to algorithms created for artworks that ‘understand’ language are discussed in their […]

FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: Robert Root-Bernstein
FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: Robert Root-Bernstein

ArtScience: Personal Reflections on a New Old Field: What is ArtScience? How did it evolve? How did I become interested in it? Why is it worth pursuing? How do I use it in my life and work? Where might it take us? And why does it scare the *&#> out some people?

FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: John Fillwalk
FFT Symposium Guest Lecturer: John Fillwalk

Hybrid Spaces: Intermedial Approaches to Physical and Virtual Environments: The Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts at Ball State University is an interdisciplinary group of artists, scholars and designers creating interfaces and installations that bridge physical and virtual environments. This presentation will survey our hybrid reality artworks employing technologies including client-side interaction, web service API’s, media […]