9th International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Educational & Serious Games

22nd-24th November 2006

Dublin Institute of Technology
Dublin,
Ireland.

As Gaeilge

A photo gallery of this years conference is now available.

The program committe would like to congratulate the winners of the best paper prizes in this years conference:

Full Papers:

Real Time Single Scattering Effects
Venceslas Biri

Evolving Tactical Behaviours for Teams of Agents in Single Player Action Games
Darren Doherty and Colm O’Riordan

Short/Student Papers:

Crowd Creation Pipeline for Games
Rachel McDonnell, Simon Dobbyn and Carol O'Sullivan

Creating Games with Feeling
Cavan Fyans and Graham McAllister

We are delighted to announce that the conference will be launched on Wednesday 22nd November by Mr Micheál Martin, T.D. - Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

We are delighted to announce that Steve Collins, co-founder of Havok will give the opening keynote presentation on Wednesday 22nd Nobember.

We are delighted to anounce that Aphra Kerr, author of The Business and Culture of Digital Games: Gamework and Gameplay, will give the keynote presentation on Friday - 24th November.

The International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Educational & Serious Games organised by The University of Wolverhampton, England, is one of the leading research conferences devoted to the advancement of the theory and practice of games development. It brings together an international community of experts to discuss the state of the art, new research results, perspectives of future developments and innovative applications relevant to games development and related areas. Last year's conference CGAMES05 held at the CNBDI in Angouleme in France attracted more than 100 participants.

The current site of the new DIT campus at Grangegorman
modelled using the CryTek game engine. © 2006 DIT

We are delighted to announce that the 9th Conference will take place in the Dublin Institute of Technology. The conference is sponsored by the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), the Irish Computer Society, Microsoft, the DIT Oifig na Gaeilge, the Society for Computer Simulation (SCS), the Institute Electrical Engineers (IEE), the British Computer Society (BCS), the Digital Games Research Association (DIGRA) and The International Journal of Intelligent Games and Simulation. On behalf of our conference sponsors and the conference organising committee, we hope that you will plan to join us in Dublin in November 2006.

CGAMES06 USA Website
CGAMES Main Website

- Qasim Mehdi (General Conference Chair on behalf of the Organisers)

Download the CGAMES Poster.
Download the CGAMES Games Workshop with Ernest Adams for Secondary School Students Poster

Tá an gComhdháil Idirnáisiúnta ar Chluichí Ríomhaireachta: Intleacht Shaorga, Ríomhbheochan, Cluichí Soghluaiste, Oideachasúil, agus Dairíre eagraithe ag Ollscoil Wolverhampton, Sasana ar cheann de na príomh comhdhálacha taighde a bhfuil dírithe ar dhul chun cinn teoiric agus cleachtais forbartha cluichí.
Bheireann an comhdháil le chéile saineolaithe idirnáisiúnta chun plé a dhéanamh ar stádas na healaíne, ar thorthaí taighde nua, dearcaidh ar forbairtí don todhchaí agus feidhm chláracha nuálaíoch oiriúnach d’fhorbairt chluichí agus réimsí gaolmhara.
Mheall comhdháil na bliana seo caite, CGAMES05 a bhí ar siúl sa CNBDI in Angouleme na Fraince, níos mó na 100 rannpháirtíthe.

Tá an-áthas orainn a fhógairt go mbeidh an 9ú gComhdháil ar siúl in Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Bhaile Átha Cliath. Tá an gComhdháil urraithe ag Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Bhaile Átha Cliath (DIT), Cumann Ríomhaireachta na hÉireann, Microsoft, Oifig na Gaeilge, Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Bhaile Átha Cliath, An Cumann Insamhalta Ríomhaireachta (SCS), Institiúid na hInnealtóirí Leictreacha (IEE), Cumann Ríomhaireachta na Breataine (BCS), Cumann Taighde na gCluichí Digiteach (DIGRA) agus An Iriseán Idirnáisiúnta ar Chluichí Éirimiúil agus Insamhalta.
Ar son lucht urraithe na Comhdhála agus Coiste Eagraithe na Comhdhála, tá súil againn go mbeidh tú inar dteannta i mBaile Átha Cliath i mí na Samhna 2006.

Contacts

Dr. Qasim Mehdi (General Conference Chair): q.h.mehdi@wlv.ac.uk
Stephane Natkin (International Chair): natkin@cnam.fr
Tarvinder Kaur (Conference Administrator): T.Kaur2@wlv.ac.uk
Dr. Fred Mtenzi (Local Chair): fred.mtenzi@comp.dit.ie
Bryan Duggan(Local Organiser): bryan.duggan@comp.dit.dit.ie
Hugh McAtamney (Local Organiser): hugh.mcattmney@comp.dit.ie
Andrea Curley (Local Organiser): andrea.curley@comp.dit.ie
Dr. Sarah-Jane Delaney (Local Organiser): sarahjane.delaney@comp.dit.ie
Dr. Ronan Bradley (Local Organiser): ronan.bradley@comp.dit.ie
Dave Carroll (Local Organiser): dave.carroll@dit.ie
Mary Ronner (Local Organiser): mary.ronner@comp.dit.ie
Dr. Shane Mulligan (Local Organiser): shane.mulligan@comp.dit.ie
Dr. Brian McNamee (Local Organiser): brian.macnamee@comp.dit.ie

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CGAMES06 Conference
22nd-24th November 2006
Dublin Institute of Technology
Conference Chair: Qasim Mehdi
Email: q.h.mehdi@wlv.ac.uk