ICT Science and Technology in Miller-McCune

Published: June 16, 2010
Category: News

Miller-McCune magazine featured a comprehensive story about ICT research and applications. The story describes ICT’s personnel as, “teams of computer scientists, graphics visionaries, artificial-intelligence wizards, social-science experts, digital game makers and Hollywood storytellers who are taking the notion of virtual reality to a new level of fidelity, creating immersive environments that, among other things, help America’s soldiers experience the culture of Iraq and Afghanistan before they go and treat them for post-traumatic stress when they return.” The story also says, “the institute is at the forefront of creating “virtual humans” — that is, extremely lifelike animations that, through the near-magic of artificial-intelligence algorithms and a host of intertwined technologies, can respond in realistic ways to the speech and actions of actual human beings.
Read the full story here.