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Khoury College of Computer Sciences Naming Ceremony & Festival

Schedule 2:00 p.m. – Naming Ceremony, ISEC Atrium 3:00 p.m. – Computer Sciences Festival, Centennial CommonYou may view the livestream of the naming ceremony at mavlive.gallery.video/northeastern.Khoury Event Exhibits1. Smart Living through NUHomeThis transportable version of NUHome, an on-campus lab equipped with a spectrum of technology to monitor older adults in their own residence, allows visitors to experience the future of technology-assisted living.2. Marvelous Magnetic Drawing BotsMagnetic in both entertainment value and reality, these robots cling to a whiteboard armed with markers and await users’ requests.3. The Data Viz of a DebateAllowing for a greater exploration of political discourse, this exhibit features a fully interactive video and transcript of the second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, complemented by a sphere of tailored discussion topics.4. AI is My Co-PresenterThis AI-driven co-presenter is an intelligent, autonomous, and animated presentation partner that can successfully connect with a human to prepare a presentation, conquer stage fright, and assist with delivering a speech in front of a live audience.5. Computer-Led Mindfulness and MeditationMeditation can be vital in helping people make behavior changes that improve their overall health. This computer-led guided meditation provides a brief respite for users in the midst of an active space, improving patient care and promoting mindfulness.6. Make Your Own MusicUsing a familiar gaming controller to manipulate the musical parameters of audio samples, guests can explore a world of musical experimentation and learning.7. Democracy and Social Choice: The Cute Dog ProjectWho has the cutest dog in the philosophy department? Guests can make their votes count in this exhibit that illustrates the power of computer and data sciences to help humans make choices.8. Learning by GamingMay’s Journey is an award-winning educational game that is designed to inspire middle school and high school girls to pursue computer science. Attendees can try their hand at the game, which features empathetic characters, a plot that encourages collaboration, and engaging visuals.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2:00pm



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