News and Features

GALA best video award

"Applying vision-based steering behavior to virtual agents in realistic environment"

Roland Beck and Michael Wissner ofthe Augsburg University

Proceedings available online

IVA 2013 Proceedings are available online in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science/Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNCS/LNAI) series.

Registration desk opening hours

Wed 28th Aug. 09:00-14:00 (for workshops and docttoral consortium)
Thu 29th Aug. 08:30-18:00
Fri 30th Aug. 08:30-18:00
Sat 31st Aug. 09:00-14:00
Sun 1st Sep. 08:30-14:00 (for workshop)

Pre-IVA LARP in Edinburgh

As a preamble to IVA this year, the RIDERS project (see is running a short Live-Action Role-Play in the Nordic style on the Heriot-Watt campus, Aug 26/27.
We are inviting IVA attendees to apply for a place, cost only 100 GBP with a special student participation rate of 50 GBP.
This covers meals and on-campus accommodation on the 26th and attendance at two workshops on the 27th.

If you are interested in attending go to the events section of the RIDERS website:
or contact "MacDonald, Vivienne M" <>.