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October 16 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDT

Title: An Architecture for Gesture Based Apps

Speaker: Marlin Eller, Part-Time Lecturer at Northeastern University – Seattle

Location: Northeastern University – Seattle Campus, 225 Terry Avenue North, 3rd Floor, Suite #300, Orcas Classroom, Seattle, Washington 98109


Most user interfaces for applications (since the development of GUIs) use the mouse in very limited ways, primarily point and click and some dragging.  Professor Eller will discuss his Reaction architecture that uses shape recognition on the mouse (or finger) strokes in order to enable the development of gesture based applications.

**** Refreshments will be provided. **** 

About the Speaker


Marlin Jay Eller is a Part-Time Lecturer in the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University’s Seattle campus.  Marlin earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Mathematics at Whitman College and his Master’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of Washington.  Marlin’s research area includes Programming Languages.

He is a native of Pasadena, California. Before coming to Northeastern, Marlin worked at Microsoft, where he managed software development projects for 13 years.  He will be teaching Discrete Math and Introduction to C Programming, and he looks forward to teaching students the ins and outs of programming.


October 16
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Northeastern University – Seattle
401 Terry Avenue, North
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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