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Encloding Media Practice IAT 831 (3)

Studies conceptual, aesthetic, and computational issues and techniques involved in the encoding of interactive media objects. It includes study of theoretical and poetical backgrounds in computer-human interaction (Bush, Dinkla, De Landa, Grosz, Deleuze, Manovich, Murray, Laske, Hamman, Ascott, Penny, Kahn), basic tenets of programming for the arts (media representations, practical machine perception, algorithmic processes, database strategies, display techniques), and practical exercises in programming interactive computer art that may include interactive cinema, audio and narrative.