Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS)
- 2366 Main Mall
- Original construction 1991-93
- 1991-93 Chernoff Thompson; 2005 N/A
- 1991-93 $17.5 million
2005 $40 million.
- Sources of funds:
- 1991-93 B.C. government
2005 Federal Canada Foundation for Innovation,
Provincial BC Knowledge Development Fund, Provincial Double the Opportunity
grant, Dr. Stewart & Mrs. Marilyn Blusson, Nortel Networks Inc., Partners
for the Advancement of Engineering Education (PACE).
- Architectural features:
- The frame of the original building is clearly expressed. Designed specifically
to enhance and expand multidisciplinary collaborations, the new ICICS labs
feature over-height ceilings and state-of-the-art equipment to accommodate
a wide range of research projects.
- Name History:
- Originally named the Centre for the Integrated Computer Systems research Computer Science Building (C.I.C.S.R.); it was
renamed in 2000.
- Construction Type:
- Concrete frame
- Major research areas include computer
animation, artificial intelligence, physical measurement and motion capture,
and vision-enabled autonomous robotics. It is linked to MacLeod Building.
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