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Honors 208W Fall 2011 Some of the History of Research and Digital Images Scene from “The Abyss” - 1989
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Notes © 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) Computer-Generated Images Much of what we see of computer-generated images are in television shows and movies. There is a rich history of research that has allowed this technology to advance to the point it has, but there is still a great amount of room to grow. As processing power has become more affordable, some of this research has migrated to our desktop and laptop computers.
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Notes © 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) 1972) 3D Hand Graduate students Edwin Catmull and Frederic Parke created a 3D computer animation of a hand (it ended up worked into “Futureworld” in 1976). http://vimeo.com/16292363 Catmull went on to be the first CTO of Pixar.
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Notes © 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) 1974) Artificial Faces Fred Parke went on to work on artificial facial animations as well. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPMFhcC4SvQ
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Notes © 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) 1978) Battlestar Galactica Computers were quite costly, and real-time displays generally unimpressive by today’s standards… Battlestar Galactica 1978
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Notes © 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) 1982) Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
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