Shape Computation and Shape Machine Symposium @ NCTU

Time: 2019.12.14 (六) 09:00-17:00
Venue: HA105, Grad. Inst. of Architecture, NCTU

Speakers:

  • Athanassios Economou, Prof.
  • Heather Ligler, PhD candidate
  • Tzu-Chieh Kurt Hong, PhD student
  • James Park, PhD student

Introduction

The symposium presents the current state-of-the-art of the Shape Machine, a new computational, visual and disruptive technology, to leading experts in various fields including AI, engineering, computer science, mathematics and design to review, discuss, and envision the field of shape cognition and computing at National Chiao Tung University. The Shape Machine is currently developed at the Shape Computation Lab at the School of Architecture, College of Design, in collaboration with the Schools of Mathematics and Interactive Computing at the Colleges of Science and Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Program

09:00 – 09:10 Opening | Director June-Hao Hou
09:10 – 10:00 Introduction to Shape Computation and Shape Machine with demonstrations. | Dr. Athanassios Economou & Tzu-Chieh Kurt Hong
10:00 – 10:10 Break
10:10 – 12:00 Shape Machine Workshops

  • Group 1: Shape Machine & Architecture
  • Group 2: Shape Machine & BIM
  • Group 3: Shape Machine & Computer Vision
  • Group 4: Shape Machine & Programming Language
  • Group 5: Shape Machine & AI

12:00 – 02:00 Lunch
02:00 – 02:30 Lecture: Shape Computation | Dr. Athanassios Economou
02:30 – 03:00 Lecture: Shape Signature | James Park
03:00 – 03:15 Break
03:15 – 03:45 Lecture: Shape Machine and Interpreters | Tzu-Chieh Kurt Hong
03:45 – 04:15 Lecture: Shape Machine and Architecture Research | Heather Ligler
04:15 – 04:30 Break
04:30 – 05:00 Discussions

Sign-Up

Limited seats, up to 30. Members from architecture, applied arts, and computer science are most welcomed. Sign up by 22:00, Thursday, 2019.12.12.

Sign-up Form: https://forms.gle/aJPLkxjGPLmBZ3Qz7

Requirement
Bring your own laptop, with Rhino v5 or v6 installed.

Reference
https://shape.design.gatech.edu/Machine
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGvWLFZ9eG7MrWOccejWY2A/videos