1. Ruth West Chair of SIGGRAPH 2017 Art Papers Program

    Professor Ruth West is serving as chair of Art Papers for ACM SIGGRAPH 2017. The 44th annual conference in Los Angeles, California will be held from July 30th – August 3rd. SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest international conference focusing on computer graphics and interactive techniques, the Art Papers program is...
  2. REZcast: What Design Can Teach Us About Sustainability

    At the University of North Texas‚ Professor Ruth West instructs a research studio focused on granting students the space needed to explore and refine their interdisciplinary ideas. Aaron Davis was a member of West’s Fall 2015 research studio and focused his research on sustainable design. You can read his project idea here: http://www.xrezlab.com/smart-architecture/...
  3. Brittany Taylor Presents at TAM 2017

    xREZ Art + Science Lab student Brittany Taylor, presented her research on 360º classroom experiences as part of the “emerging voices” graduate student poster session of the 2017 Texas Association of Museums Annual Conference held in Abilene on April 4th. The “emerging voices” graduate student session allows students to showcase...
  4. Segmentation Team Publishes at ACMs Applied Perception Symposium

    The 3D Segmentation team published their fourth paper, “How experts’ mental models affects 3D image segmentation” at ACM’s Symposium on Applied Perception (SAP), held July 22-23, 2016 in Anaheim, California. The ACM published the paper to the SAP ’16  proceedings. The paper outlines the research design of the following hypothesis: Provided...
  5. the Creators Project Features ATLAS in silico

      Ruth West recently sat down with The Creators Project’s Katherine Gillespie to further discuss the make up of the immersive artwork, ATLAS in silico. “Swim through an Ocean of DNA Sequences Using VR” discusses where West’s inspiration came from, how the installation works, and what experiencing ATLAS is like. Read...
  6. ATLAS in silico at the Museum of Old and New Art

    ATLAS in silico, a data-driven virtual reality experience, made its Australian debut at the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) as part of MOFO 2017, MONA’s 9th annual art and music festival. Located in Hobart, Tasmania MONA is one of the top ranked contemporary art museums in the world and a leading cultural...
  7. Segmentation Team Publishes at Vinci 2016

    The 3D Segmentation team presented their third paper this year, “Eliciting Tacit Expertise in 3D Volume Segmentation” at the 2016 Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction (VINCI), held Sept.24-26 in Dallas, Texas. The ACM published the paper to the VINCI 2016 symposium proceedings. The paper examines manual (semi-automatic), low-level (perceptual) and...
  8. REZcast: Proving the Riemann Hypothesis

    It’s a million dollar question: Can the Riemann Zeta Hypothesis be proven? In this episode of REZcast, Sam Johnson talks with fellow lab mates Luke Hillard and Thomas Hobohm about the challenges involved in proving the Riemann hypothesis.  Excerpt: Listen to Sam’s Introduction The challenge is part of the Millennium Prize...
  9. REZcast: Behind the Scenes at the 2015 NAKFI Conference

    In this episode of REZcast we interview xREZ Art + Science Lab members Sam Johnson and I-Chen Yeh on their personal experiences traveling to the 2015 National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Conference in Irvine, California. Their job: to assist Professor Ruth West with exhibiting the immersive art-science installation ATLAS in...
  10. Study Abroad in Tasmania!

    The University of North Texas (UNT) and the University of Tasmania Australia (UTAS) are now connected through a General Exchange Agreement that allows each university’s students to attend courses through study abroad programs. xREZ Art + Science Lab Director Ruth West was a visiting professor at UTAS for the summer...

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