Schedule

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF CLASS MEETINGS AND ASSIGNMENTS:

WEEK 1 Tue. Sept 7 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Introduction to class  Intro to Processing, Arduino, OpenFrameworks, books (Processing), electronics (Arduino, Sensors, Actuators) etc.  Intro to computation, ML, including clustering, classification, regression, game theory (a quick intro + pictures + motivation each).  Discussion on the brave new world of technology and society.

Seed with questions:  Is facebook art?

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

Show Processing, openFrameworks, Arduino.

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Exercise 1: 1 Conceptual idea for a project that combines Art and Computation     give criteria 2 slides

DUE:

None

Thu. Sept 9 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Intro to Art: Aesthetics, Media/mediums, Formal vs Conceptual, Political and Social, General Art Movements

Computational/Electronic/New Media Art and Data Visualization.  Algorithmic Art – Casey Reas Data Visualization – Ben Fry, Martin Wattenberg Artificial Intelligence – David Rokeby, Social Critique – Hanson Social Media – Paulos Robotics – Simon Penny Interactive Environments – Toshio Iwai Role of Representation/Modeling in both Art and CS, how similar, how different Artist Representation of Artist vs Computational (Amazon’s) representation of people.  Aesthetic desires vs Ease of digital manipulation   abstraction and what to ignore…

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

In Class: 10 min conceptual project

DUE:

Exercise 1

WEEK 2 Tue. Sept 14 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Introduce IBO model: Input ->Black box ->Output  give

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

examples of systems  show code  2 inputs/ 2 outputs same as students

Show Processing Libraries

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Assign Exercise 2: Tid bits – Simple Input / Simple Output with something in the middle place input and output and pick a pairing  Seed I/O – work with students

DUE:

None

Thu. Sept 16 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

None

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

Physical Computing: Arduino Workshop 1

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Assign Project 1 – Seed idea

DUE:

None

WEEK 3 Tue. Sept 21 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

None

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

Physical Computing: Arduino Workshop 2

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Assign Exercise 3: Physical computing I/O

DUE:

Exercise 2

Thu. Sept 23 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Project 1 Proposal Due, I/O in class presentation/discussion

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

None

WEEK 4 Tue. Sept 28 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

ML 1: Distance/Similarity  Art/Design Examples

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

Exercise 3

Thu. Sept 30 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

ML 2: Clustering Art/Design Examples

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Exercise 4: Distance/Similarity/Clustering

DUE:

None

WEEK 5 Tue. Oct 5 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Project 1 CRIT

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

Project 1

Thu. Oct 7 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

ML3: Classification

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Assign Project 2, seed ideas

DUE:

Exercise 4 Due

WEEK 6 Tue. Oct 12 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

None

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

iPhone

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

None

Thu. Oct 14 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

ML2/3: Classification/Clustering

Introduce Project 2

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

None

WEEK 7 Tue. Oct. 19 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

FALL BREAK

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

NONE

Thu. Oct 21 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:Project 2 Proposal Review

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

Project 2 Proposal

WEEK 8 Tue. Oct 26 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:ML4: Game Theory

Work on Proj 2

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Exercise 5

DUE:

None

Thu. Oct 28 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:ML5: Regression

Project 3 Discussion

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Project 3

DUE:

WEEK 9 Tue. Nov 2 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:Project 2 Crit

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

Project 2

Thu. Nov 4 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:ML6: Bandit Problems

Work Day

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

Exercise 5

WEEK 10 Tue. Nov 9 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:Project 3 Proposals Review

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Excercise 6

DUE:

Project 3 Proposals

Thu. Nov 11 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Work Day

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

None

WEEK 11 Tue. Nov 16 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Guest Lecture

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

Exercise 6

Thu. Nov 18 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Work Day

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

None

WEEK 12 Tue. Nov 23 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Project 3 Prototype Review

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

Project 3 Prototype

Thu. Nov 25 THANKSGIVING, NO CLASS
WEEK 13 Tue. Nov 30 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Guest Lecture

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

Exercise 7

DUE:

None

Thu. Dec 2 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Work Day

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

None

WEEK 14 Tue. Dec 7 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Work Day

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

Exercise 7

Thu. Dec 9 LECTURE/DISCUSSION:

Work Day

DEMO/WORKSHOP:

None

READING/VIEWING:

None

ASSIGNMENT:

None

DUE:

None

WEEK 15 Tue. Dec 14 EXHIBITION OPENS
Thu. Dec 16 EXHIBITION CONT.

WEEK 16 Tue. Dec 18 ALL FINAL DOCUMENTATION DUE

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