Williams College Computer Science
Research Interests [Papers]
He has contributed to many commercial products including the E-Ink display for the Amazon Kindle, the PeakStream high-performance computing infrastructure acquired by Google, the Titan Quest role playing game, and the Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 video game for Xbox 360.
Prof. McGuire's current research spans computer vision and video games. He's using video cameras to help computers understand the 3D world around them, and is investigating new design methods for video games increase interactivity and engagement as well as improving 3D rendering. He incorporates these research ideas into the computer graphics and game design courses that he teaches at Williams College. He is currently working on a new Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 game at Activision and an advanced computer graphics textbook.