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Viz professor
wins 'Best Paper'

Wei Yan earns 'Best Paper' honor
at design, computing conference



Wei Yan, an assistant professor in the Texas A&M Department of Architecture's Visualization Science program, earned "Best Paper" honors at the Second International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition held at the Technical University of Eindhoven in The Netherlands, July 10-12, 2006.

His paper, “Geometric, Cognitive and Behavioral Modeling of Environmental Users,” was co-authored with Yehuda Kalay, a professor at the University of California-Berkeley. The theme of the conference was “bringing artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computational theories and advanced digital technologies to design research.”

Yan's paper, along with other conference presentations, appear in the book, “Design Computing and Cognition ’06,” published by Springer. For information about the book, visit:



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