2007

2007 REU Award Winners

First
(Tied)
Avari: Vision, Communication,
and Conversational Flow

By Lauren Cairco
Lauren Cairco
 
Capella’s Song: A Game2Learn Mini Game Launcher
By Michael Eagle
Michael Eagle
Second Survey of Use of Lego MindStorms in Introductory Computer Science
By Elaine Thinglestad
Elaine Thinglestad

2007 REU PROJECTS

Future Computing Lab

REU Student: Toni Bloodworth, Lauren Cairco, Louis Fletcher, Vicky Fowler, Morris LeBlanc
Faculty: Larry Hodges, Ph.D.; Dale-Marie Wilson, Ph.D.
Description: Design and implementation of Avari (Animated Virtual Agent Retrieving Information), a virtual character who answers questions about computer science faculty at UNC Charlotte.

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Design and implementation of Avari (Animated Virtual Agent Retrieving Information)

Games + Learning Lab

REU Student: Michelle Chamberlain, Abigail Corfman, Jason Deering, Taylor Dubois, Michael Eagle, Jordana Hodges
Faculty: Tiffany Barnes, Ph.D.; Michael Youngblood, Ph.D.
Description: Projects included development of games to teach indigenous culture and computing science concepts; delivery system for education games; and deployment of artificial intelligence into games.

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games to teach indigenous culture and computing science concepts

Networking Lab

REU Student: Brandon Cooper, Bobby Goodrich, Elaine Thingelstad, Ebonie Williams
Faculty: Teresa Dahlberg, Ph.D.; Jamie Payton, Ph.D.
Description: Research topics included use of Lego MindStorms in Introductory Computer Science; Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM); and the capabilities of iRobot Create.

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use of Lego MindStorms in Introductory Computer Science

Visualization Lab

REU Student: Tera Green, Brady Fulmer, Lane Harrison, Josh Jones
Faculty: William Ribarsky, Ph.D.; Zach Wartell, Ph.D.; Aidong Lu, Ph.D.
Description: Projects created 3D visualizations of scientific data in the areas of geographic information and terrorist activity, and the development of a user-friendly converter with which to convert large data files into individual volumetric binary files.

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Projects created 3D visualizations of scientific data in the areas of geographic information and terrorist activity, and the dev

2007 Picture Gallery