College To Host International Conference In 2008

July 28, 2006

(July 28, 2006)--The College of Computing at Georgia Tech will host the Third International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition on June 21-25, 2008. Associate Professor Ashok Goel will be the local chair as well as a Vice-Chair of the conference.

The biannual conferences on Design Computing and Cognition are the premier international forums for presentation and discussion of cutting-edge research on design cognition, artificial intelligence and machine learning in design, and human-computer interaction in virtual design environments.

The College of Computing had a major presence at the second International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition recently held in the Netherlands. Graduate student Patrick Yaner from the College's Interactive and Intelligent Computing (IIC) division presented the paper "From form to function: From SBF to DSSBF," coauthored by Ashok Goel who was also the conference's vice-chair. Assistant Professor Ellen Do helped organize a workshop this year on "Style in Design," and was a coauthor of a conference paper titled "The Designosaur and the Furniture Factory."

For more information about the second annual conference, click here.