Possible CS 4365/5354 Computer Vision for Video Games on Summer

A message from Dr. Kreinovich about a possible new class to be offered during the summer!

Dear Students,

This is just for your information.

There is a possibility that we may be teaching a 2-month summer class special topic class CS 4365/CS 5354 with a specific topic Computer Vision for Video Games.

The budget for this class has not yet been approved, we just want to let you know about this possibility, we will hopefully learn soon whether the class is approved or not. As soon as we know it we will let you all know.


The 2011 Competition of Game for 4 Girls is Here!

Hosted by Women in Computer Science at the University of Illinois
Sponsored by EA Games

Get ready to test your game building skills against teams of other college women.  Games4Girls challenges teams of up to 4 college women to create fun and creative computer games aimed at middle and high school aged girls.  Help inspire the next generation of women gamers and women in computing!  And win up to $2000!

Students from more than 30 colleges/universities have competed in G4G! See past winners.

The entries will be judged by high school girls during ChicTech 2011 retreat. Winners will be announced on April 25, 2011.


·         Win cash prizes, gifts, and other awards!

·         Get real-world, collaborative experience in software game development!

·         Provide new software toys for girl gamers!

·         Work with your friends on a fun creative project!

Important Dates

·         Registration Deadline for Competition – 6PM 3/11/2011

·         Game Submission – 11:59PM 4/10/2011 in your timezone

·         Judging at ChicTech Retreat – 4/16/2011 to 4/17/2011

·         Winners Announced – 4/25/2011


G4G this year is sponsored by EA Games.

·         First place – $2000 and $500 donated to the team’s CS Department

·         Second place – $1500

·         Third place – $1000

Need inspiration? Download Past Submissions here!

If you are interested, click here to register for your team!!

(No, you do not have to have four members in your team! and Yes, you can add more members to your team later as long as total # <= 4).

The registration deadline is 6pm March 11, 2011(Register early, spaces are limited!).

For more details, please visit G4G official website. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by email: chictech.wcs@gmail.com or phone 217-819-1247.

Thank you,


Jing Zou
Director of ChicTech

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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