Computer Science Videos

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Hands On: Center for Animation

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make an animated movie, such as UP or Despicable Me? Our team went behind the scenes to watch the magic behind animation at in the Center for Animation. Watch and see what we discovered!

The Needle in the Haystack What Makes You Unique

The Needle in the Haystack: What Makes You Unique

See how an undergraduate research project shows you might have more relatives than you think.

Relativefinder.org

Relativefinder.org

Learn about a research project involving undergraduates that helps people discover family connections.

Dr. Sederberg Forum Address

Dr. Sederberg Forum Address

Hear about some of the many successful undergraduate mentoring projects in the Computer Science Department including image morphing, relative searches, computer graphics, and animation.

CGI and Interpolation

CGI and Interpolation

See transforming faces and high-speed aging as Dr. Sederberg explains the science behind image morphing.

Pinatas (Clip) Pinatas (Clip)

Pinatas (Clip)

Winner of a 2006 Student Emmy Award, “Las Piñatas” is the story of two piñatas and their fight for survival.

Pajama Gladiator (Clip)

Pajama Gladiator (Clip)

Winner of a 2009 Student Emmy Award, “Pajama Gladiator” is the story of a boy who is up against not only the reprimands of his mother, but also aliens.

Noggin (Clip)

Noggin (Clip)

Winner of a 2006 Student Emmy Award, “Noggin” is about primitive creatures called “bellyfaces” who are upset by the main character’s differences, specifically, his head.

Teaching Computers to Learn on a Budget

Teaching Computers to Learn on a Budget

See how researchers are teaching computers to be better students through active learning.

Computer Science Mentoring

Computer Science Mentoring

See how student researchers are developing pedigree spreads that are off the charts.

Kites (Clip)

Kites (Clip)

Recipient of a 2009 Student Academy Award and a 2009 Student Emmy Award, “Kites” tells the story of a boy coping with the death of his grandfather.

Hands-On: UAV Search and Rescue

Watch our Hands-on video and see the Computer Science Department and their Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs) assist in search and rescue efforts.