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Hendrix Computer Science Duo Shares Research at Mid-South Conference

CONWAY, Ark. (April 19, 2017) – Two Hendrix College computer science students Eric Huynh ’18 and Lj Leuchovius ’17 presented their undergraduate research at the 15th Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Mid-South Conference held earlier this month at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas.

Huynh presented Real-time Imitation of Visual Behavior by a Mobile Robot. In this work, advised by Dr. Gabriel Ferrer, he demonstrated that human subjects without programming skills could teach a robot equipped with a novel machine learning algorithm to avoid obstacles autonomously.

Leuchovius presented The Complexity of Kirby. In this work, advised by Dr. Brent Yorgey, he proved new theoretical results about the difficulty of constructing a winning strategy for the video game Kirby.

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