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Dr Marc Price

Senior Lecturer in Game Development and Programming

Worcester Business School

Contact Details

email: m.price@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 85 5060

Marc previously worked in research and development of digital media (including video games) technologies for over 20 years. Marc has participated in a variety of industry/academic collaborative projects, providing algorithm/software development and technical leadership in areas such as graphics, game engine development, and digital storytelling. During this time, Marc has acted as industrial advisor for 3 PhDs in Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, and 3 PhDs in Arts (virtual environments and mobile video).

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

 

Teaching interests:

 

Game Design & Development
Software Development

 

Research interests:

Application of computer technologies for health and well-being: modelling and simulating influence of spine posture on physiology and mood; modelling and simulating biomechanics and physiology of internal martial arts; modelling and simulating biomechanics and physiology of other internal exercises (e.g. breath, sound etc.); HCI applications of the above.

Video processing: HDR video capture and production

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

Publications

Publications


Salmon, R., Borer, T., Pindoria, M., Price, M., and Sheikh, A.. (2014). Higher Frame Rates for Television. SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal. 123 (4), 50-55.

M. Price, D. Bull, T. Flaxton, S. Hinde, R. Salmon, A. Sheikh, G. Thomas, A. Zhang, ‘Production of High Dynamic Range Video’, accepted for publication in Proceedings of the International Broadcasting Convention, September 2013.

 

A. El Rhalibi, C. Carter, S. Cooper, M. Merabti, M. Price, ‘Charisma: High-performance Web-based MPEGcompliant animation framework’, Computers in Entertainment, Vol8, No 2, 2010.

 

C. Carter, A. El Rhalibi, M. Merabti, M. Price, ‘Homura and Net-Homura: The creation and web-based deployment of cross-platform 3D games’, Proceedings of the International Conference on Ultra Modern Telecommunications, October 2009.

 

A. El Rhalibi, K. Wai Wong, M. Price, ‘Artificial Intelligence for Computer Games’, special issue of the International Journal of Computer Games Technology, 2009.

 

C. Carter, A. El Rhalibi, M. Merabti, M Price, ‘Networking Middleware and Online-Deployment Mechanisms for Java-Based Games’, Lecture Notes on Computer Science: Transactions on Edutainment II, Vol 5660, 2009.

 

S. Cooper, A. El Rhalibi, M. Merabti, M. Price, ‘Dynamic Interactive Storytelling for Computer Games using AI Techniques’, 6th International Conference on Computer Game Design and Technology, November 2008.

 

C. Dennett, A. El Rhalibi, P. Fergus, M. Merabti, S. Cooper, M. Sabri, C. Carter, M. Price, ‘3D Java Game evelopment with Homura’, 6th International Conference on Computer Game Design and Technology, November 2008.

 

A. El Rhalibi, M. Merabti, P. Fergus, Y. Shen, M. Price, ‘Homura IDE, an Integrated Java Game Development Platform’, Australian Journal of Intelligent Information Processing Systems, Vol 9, No 4, 2008.

 

M. Merabti, A. El Rhalibi, A. Shaheed, P. Fergus, M. Price, ‘Virtual Environments with Content Sharing’, Proceedings of International Conference on Edutainment, June 2008.

 

M. Merabti, A. El Rhalibi, Y. Shen, J. Daniel, A. Melendez, M. Price, ‘Interactive Storytelling: Approaches and Techniques to Achieve Dynamic Stories’, Transactions on Edutainment, Vol 1, 2008.

 

F. Charles, S. Lemercier, T. Vogt, N. Bee, M. Mancini, J. Urbain, M. Price, E. André, C. Pélachaud, and M. Cavazza, ‘Affective Interactive Narrative in the CALLAS Project’, 4th International Conference on Virtual Storytelling, December 2007.

M. Price, ‘Research on 3D Interactive Platforms at BBC R&D’, BBC Research and Development White Paper, WHP130, Jan 2006.

M. Price, ‘The Media Lounge: A Software Platform for Streamed 3D Interactive Mixed Media’, Proceedings of the SmartGraphics Conference, May 2004.

 

M. Price, B. Weir, ‘The Broadband Platform: Streamed 3D Interactive Mixed Media in the Home’, Proceedings of the UK Simulation Society Conference, 2004.

 

O. Grau, R. Koch, F. Lavagetto, M. Milne, E. Murphy, M. Price, O. Razzoli, A. Sarti, L. Spallarossa, S. Tubaro, J. Woetzel, ‘New production tools for the planning and the on-set visualisation of virtual and real scenes’, Proceedings of International Broadcasting Convention, 2003.

 

O. Grau, M. Price, G. Thomas, ‘A 3D Studio Production System With Immersive Actor Feedback’, ACM SIGGRAPH Sketches and Applications, 2003.

 

M. Price, et al, ‘Real-time Production and Delivery of 3D Media’, Proceedings of International Broadcasting Convention, 2002.

 

O. Grau, M. Price, G. Thomas, ‘Use of 3D Techniques for Virtual Production’, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West Symposia, Vol4309, January 2001.

 

G. Thomas, M. Price, ‘3D Virtual Production and Delivery Using MPEG-4’, Proceedings of International Broadcasting Convention, 2000.

 

D. Perez Palomar, M. Price, M. Sandler, ‘Re-optimisation of LPC Filters for Multi-pulse Coded Excitation’, IEE Electronics Letters, Vol35, No13, p1058-1059, 24th June 1999.

 

M. Price, M. Sandler, ‘Investigation of a Least Squares Method for High Order Filter Synthesis’, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 1999.

 

M. Waters, M. Price, M. Sandler, ‘Synthesis and Performance of a new class of implementation for High Order Recursive Digital Filters’, IEE Proceedings - Vision, Image, and Signal Processing, Vol145, No2, p73-81, April 1998.

 

M. Waters, M. Price, M. Sandler, A. Magrath, ‘Parallel Interconnection of Cascaded Subfilters: Improved Performance at High Order’, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 1997.

 

M. Price, S. Holden, M. Sandler, ‘Accurate Parallel Form Filter Synthesis’, IEE Electronics Letters, Vol32, No22, p2066-2067, 24th Oct 1996.

 

M. Waters, M. Price, M. Sandler, ‘Performance Advantage of Hybrid Cascade/Parallel High Order Recursive Filters’, IEE Electronics Letters, Vol31, No23, p1983-1984, 9th Nov 1995.

 

M. Price, M. Sandler, ‘A New Pole Allocation Procedure for High Order Recursive Filters’, Proceedings of le 15eme Colloque sur le Traitement du Signal et des Images, Vol2, p1013-1016, 1995.

 

M. Price, M. Sandler, ‘Implementation of the IPFE Algorithm for Synthesis of High Order Recursive Filters’, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Vol 2, pp529-532, 1994.

 

 

 

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities