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Sebastian StarkeAI Scientist & PhD StudentElectronic Arts, The University of Edinburgh

Sebastian Starke is an AI Scientist at Electronic Arts, EADP Data & AI, and PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics, supervised by Prof. Taku Komura. His current research focuses on deep learning for character animation and control to create believable characters in video games. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Informatics from the University of Hamburg, where he was also working as a research associate in robotics and evolutionary computation. Sebastian interned twice at Adobe Research, later at Electronic Arts, has so far published articles at several leading venues, including SIGGRAPH, IROS, ICRA, CEC and TEVC, with his work being featured in different keynotes, media and press releases, such as NVIDIA GTC, NVIDIA Developer, Adobe MAX, AAAS-ACM, GE Reports, CNET, Inverse and Two-Minute-Papers.