Robert Burke was a
Research Associate with the MindGames Group, where he was the designer
and lead architect of the Symphony codebase. In addition to his work on
the architecture, he
was also the lead software developer on the projects Mind Balance, Still
Life and Peace
Composed, and has made contributions to several of the group's other major
developed Still Life as part of a collaboration with Dublin's Central
Remedial Clinic, and has
operated it during a number of performances; notably, for the Anima Obscura
the United Nation's World Summit on the Information Society.
Prior to his research
at Media Lab Europe, Rob was a graduate student with the Synthetic
Characters group at the MIT Media Lab, where his thesis contributed a
-inspired model for predictive learning in lifelike virtual characters.
on Rob's work can be found at his personal