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Guest Lecture: Cognitively-Based Social Computing Models of Creativity, by John Gero
Guest Lecture: Cognitively-Based Social Computing Models of Creativity, by John Gero
WhenTuesday, Sep 20, 2016, 2 – 4 p.m.
Campus locationAllen Library (ALB)
Campus roomAuditorium
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Special Events
Event sponsorsHuman Centered Design & Engineering;
Design Machine Group;
Department of Architecture
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Description

Please join the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering and the department of Architecture Design Machine Group for a special guest lecture by John S. Gero, Research Professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study.
Lecture, 2-3 p.m.; Wine and cheese reception, 3-4 p.m.

This talk presents:

  • foundational concepts of creative processes
  • concepts of situated cognition as basis for designing computational agents
  • results from a study of creative behavior in a social setting, and
  • results from a study of innovation through consumer social behavior.

Bio
John S. Gero is Research Professor at UNCC and at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study. He has edited/authored over 50 books and published over 650 research papers. He has been a professor of computer science, cognitive science, architecture, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering at MIT, UC-Berkeley, UCLA, Columbia and CMU in the USA, at Strathclyde and Loughborough in the UK, at INSA-Lyon and Provence in France and at EPFL in Switzerland. His recent research has been funded by NSF, NASA and DARPA.

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