Category Archives: research-proj

Teaching Origami by Overlaid Video

The motivation of this project was to teach novel gestural interaction to new users when static diagrams did not suffice. I recorded a video of myself making an origami boat. Then, I projected this video full-size back onto the same … Continue reading

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Mimicry-Afforded Gesture Instruction

I was exploring techniques to teach novel gesture interaction “in the moment”. The alternative is to have the user learn everything interaction up front, or to have a large toolbar that takes up screen real estate. I created a concept … Continue reading

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Quantum Phases Project

I received an NSERC USRA to do summer research in the Queen’s University Math Department. My research was simulating a Ph.D student’s theory in Matlab using Semidefinite Optimization to understand the Quantum Behaviour of Electrons in the now poorly-understood High-Temperature … Continue reading

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Daylighting Simulation Project

In the summer of 2005, I worked in the Solar Calorimetry Lab on simulating the effect of daylighting and the response of a lighting control I installed in the Integrated Learning Center. I simulated everything using the lighting software package … Continue reading

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