NSF awards $300,000 grant to Experimental Game Lab and Software Studies Initiative

A project proposal submitted by Sheldon Brown (Director, Experimental Game Lab, UCSD) and Lev Manovich (Director, Software Studies Initiative, UCSD) was awarded $300,000 two year EAGER grant by National Science Foundation (NSF).

The title of the proposal: A Cultural Analytics Framework for Identifying and Integrating Creative Patterns of User Behavior and Experience in the Scalable City Multi-User Virtual World.

EAGER grants aim to support "high-risk, exploratory, and potentially transformative research."

Scalable City
Scalable City rendered in real time by world engine developed at Experimental Game Lab