Life is a video game

  • 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm on Saturday 07 June 2014
  • at Imperial Square and Gardens, Cheltenham, GL50 1QA

 

Computer simulations based on real life movements

Panel discussion as part of The Times Cheltenham Science Festival

Event details

Grand Theft Auto V hit $1 billion in sales faster than the biggest film launches of all time. As video game realism reaches new heights, what can we expect to see in the coming years? Visual effects researcher Darren Cosker, SimCity architect Andrew Willmott and Disney’s Kenny Mitchell delved into the techniques used and the science of digital realism.

Dr Darren Cosker is a Royal Society Industry Fellow based in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath.

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Events coming up

  • The interaction of fire and mankind 14 September 2015 at The Royal Society, London Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Andrew Scott, Professor William Chaloner FRS, Professor Claire Belcher and Dr Chris Roos
  • The interaction of fire and mankind - further discussion 16 September 2015 at The Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, home of the Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Buckinghamshire Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Andrew Scott, Professor William Chaloner FRS, Dr Claire Belcher and Professor Chris Roos
  • Open House Weekend 2015 19 September 2015 at The Royal Society, London The Royal Society's building will be open to the public on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September 2015.

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