SRL Wins First Place at CHI Play 2017 Student Game Design Competition

Blake Williford, Matthew Runyon, Adil Hamid Malla, and Dr. Tracy Hammond of the Sketch Recognition Lab took home first prize in the jury’s selection for the student game design competition at CHI PLAY 2017. In collaboration with Dr. Wayne Li and Dr. Julie Linsey at Georgia Tech University, the researchers won the top prize for their work on “ZenSketch: A Sketch-based Game For Improving Line Work”. Williford represented the project’s team as he showcased their ZenSketch game in front of the top researchers in the field of player-computer interaction.

CHI PLAY is the international and interdisciplinary conference by ACM SIGCHI for researchers and professionals across all areas of play, games and human-computer interaction (HCI), with the conference’s 2017 iteration taking place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from October 15-18, 2017.