Presenter


James Frederick Blinn
Biography
Jim Blinn is best known for his computer animations done at JPL for the NASA Voyager fly-bys of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, for Carl Sagan’s Cosmos TV series, and for the telecourses The Mechanical Universe (Physics), and Mathematics!. He did early work on lighting and texturing, written books on the mathematics of Computer Graphics and is working on a book on Real Projective Algebraic Geometry. His awards include the NASA Exceptional Service Medal, the Siggraph Computer Graphics Achievement Award and Steven A. Coons award, the Ub Iwerks award, a MacArthur Fellowship and election to the National Academy of Engineering.
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Arts & Design
Production & Animation
Research & Education
Animation/Simulation
History
Industry Insight
Modeling
Pipeline
Video
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EFC
EE
Retrospective
Arts & Design
Gaming & Interactive
New Technologies
Production & Animation
Research & Education
Livestreamed
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Augmented Reality
Display
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History
Image Processing
Industry Insight
Lighting
Math/Theory
Modeling
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Rendering
Scientific Visualization
Video
Virtual Reality
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