Who says Rome wasn't built in a day? With the muscle of about 500 computers and 150,000 still images, Steve Seitz and his colleagues have reconstructed many of Rome's famous landmarks in just 21 hours.
Ariel Shamir, a professor of computer science at IDC Herzliya, is a computer graphics expert and the author of numerous articles and patents. Shamir talks about the past, present and future of image generation and manipulation and shares his passion for its underlying mathematical beauty.
Jared Tarbell writes computer programs to create graphic images. With an algorithmic goal in mind, he manipulates the work by finely crafting the semantics of each program.The source code of his programs is available on his website : modifications and extensions of these algorithms are encouraged.
This is a growing repository of persons, works, events, publications, institutions, and more. They belong to the domain of early computer art : "early" refers to the timespan from 1950 to 1979 ; "computer art" refers to digital art in general, and algorithmic art in particular.
How visual effects evolved from the early 20th century to now? This five minutes video shows this evolution through a collection of clips and making-of footage from some of the most important visual effects films.