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Ali Arya

Associate Dean (Planning), Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs
Associate Professor, Carleton School of Information Technology
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Graduate Research Projects:

  • Educational Technologies: Using various technologies for creating interactive and personalized content, virtual and in-person presentation of content, and reflective tools for learning assistance.
  • Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction: Incorporating multiple modalities in uman-computer interaction, including but not limited to video-based input and wearable devices, to control games and other applications.
  • Social and Affective Computing: Investigating social and emotional characteristics of users in computing systems.
  • Computer Games and Virtual Worlds: This is an umbrella for a variety of projects related to computer game technologies and their applications.
  • Other projects may be available based on student interests and skills, especially in the area of digital art

Directed Study for IMD Students:

  • Serious Games and Educational Technologies: This is an umbrella for a variety of projects related to the use of digital media for non-entertainment, especially educational, objectives.
  • Alternative Input Systems and Wearable Sensors: This project investigates the use of alternative interfaces (mainly video-based and wearables) to control games and other applications.
  • Other projects may be available based on student interests and skills

Teaching:

  • ITEC-6200, Introduction to Interdisciplinary Reseaech in Digital Media
  • ITEC-5000, Analytical Methods in Information Technology
  • ITEC-6200, Software Design for Multimedia
  • Past Courses:
  • BIT-2400, Intermediate Programming
  • BIT-1400, Computer Programming