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Image Segmentation with Fiji/ImageJ on Talon – EPSCoR Workshop, Session 2

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The UND CRC will hold a workshop on image segmentation using Fiji/ImageJ software on the Talon supercomputer. The workshop will be Thursday, June 15, from 10:00am to noon CT. The workshop, hosted by Cecilia Ling, will cover topics such as how to access Fiji on Talon, image segmentation, creating segmentation models, and fine-tuning models. This […]

Native Dancer: Unreal Engine and Udraper

Categories: In and Around CRC

Author: Ariann Rousu – Native Dancer Digital Artist What Is Unreal Engine?  I have mentioned how we will be using Unreal Engine to develop and create the Native Dancer game demo in past posts, however, have not talked about it extensively. In today’s blog post I will discuss how we are using an Unreal Engine […]

Native Dancer: Learning Maya

Categories: In and Around CRC

Author: Ariann Rousu – Native Dancer Digital Artist I have been learning to use a lot of different software since I began working for UND’s CRC, and learning Maya has been something I have been wanting to do for a while now. I was very excited to begin using maya, as I have gotten familiar […]

Native Dancer: Accessories Update

Categories: In and Around CRC

Author: Ariann Rousu – Native Dancer Digital Artist Each of the male and female characters come together nicely but are missing some distinguishing elements to each regalia set. Regalia accessories are important to each individual dancer, as they represent traditional values and are meant to be proudly worn and displayed when dancing. Often these items are personal […]

Native Dancer: General Update

Categories: In and Around CRC

Author: Ariann Rousu – Native Dancer Digital Artist The past few weeks have been busy for me while I have been working on several tasks involving Native Dancer. A few weeks ago, I took some time to prepare and present the work done so far at TNRG’s Data matters Conference in Belcourt ND which resides […]

Image Segmentation with Fiji/ImageJ on Talon

Categories: CRC Events

The UND CRC will hold a workshop on image segmentation using Fiji/ImageJ software on the Talon supercomputer. The workshop will be Friday, April 21, from 10:00am to noon CT. The workshop, presented by Cecilia Ling, will cover topics such as how to access Fiji on Talon, image segmentation, creating segmentation models, and fine tuning models. […]

Native Dancer: Male Regalia Update

Categories: In and Around CRC

Author: Ariann Rousu – Native Dancer Digital Artist There have been some major changes with the Male regalia since I last shared what it looked like. After sharing the first images of the male regalia with the advisory board, and we have discussed changes to be made. Instead of having fringe that goes all the way […]

Native Dancer: Female Character Updates

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Author: Ariann Rousu – Native Dancer Digital Artist This past week, the first Female Character for Native Dancer has undergone some changes and made progress for more motion. I have added a basic moccasin to this dancer, so she is no longer bare footed or in army boots. She also is equipped with two braids […]

Native Dancer: Trying Out Metahuman

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Author: Ariann Rousu – Native Dancer Digital Artist The past several days I have been exploring another character generating program by Unreal Engine called Metahuman. All the characters built so far for Native Dancer, have been made in Character Creator 4 (CC4). I thought it would be interesting to try another program to see how […]