Franklin C. Crow

Franklin C. Crow

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Franklin C. Crow or Frank Crow is a computer scientist who has made important contributions to computer graphics, including some of the first practical anti-aliasing techniques.

Crow studied electrical engineering at the University of Utah under Ivan Sutherland, a pioneer in computer graphics.

He taught at the University of Texas and Ohio State University and was involved with research at Xerox PARC, Apple Computer's Advanced Technology Group, and Interval Research.

As of 2001, he was a 3-D chip architect with NVIDIA.

Publications

* "Parallel Computing for Graphics." "Advances in Computer Graphics", 1990:113-140.
* "Parallelism in rendering algorithms." in "Graphics Interface" 88, June 6-10, 1988, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. p.87-96
* "Advanced Image Synthesis - Anti-Aliasing." "Advances in Computer Graphics", 1985:419-440.
* "Advanced Image Synthesis - Surfaces." "Advances in Computer Graphics", 1985:457-467.
* "Computational Issues in Rendering Anti-Aliased Detail." "COMPCON", 1982:238-244.
* "Toward more complicated computer imagery." "Computers & Graphics", 5(2-4):61-69 (1980).
* "The Aliasing Problem in Computer-Generated Shaded Images." "Commun. ACM", 20(11):799-805 (1977).

See also

* University of Texas at Austin
* Xerox PARC
* Texture mapping

External links

* [http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/c/Crow:Franklin_C=.html Crow's groundbreaking papers]
* [http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~ri-seminar/archives/2001.fall/2001.Sept.21.html Brief speaker biography]

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