Computer Sciences

Carnegie Mellon tool automatically turns math into pictures

Some people look at an equation and see a bunch of numbers and symbols; others see beauty. Thanks to a new tool created at Carnegie Mellon University, anyone can now translate the abstractions of mathematics into beautiful ...

Robotics

A system to reproduce different animal locomotion skills in robots

Researchers at Google Research and the University of California, Berkeley, have recently developed an imitation learning system that could enable a variety of agile locomotion behaviors in robots. Their technique, presented ...

Engineering

3Q: Collaborating with users to develop accessible designs

Academic researchers and others have long struggled with making data visualizations accessible to people who are blind. One technological approach has been 3-D printing tactile representations of data, in the form of raised ...

Computer Sciences

Advances in the characterization of high dynamic range images

In image processing, computer graphics and photography, high dynamic range (or HDR) images are a set of techniques that allow a better dynamic range of luminance between lighter and darker areas in an image than can be achieved ...

Computer Sciences

Water animation gets easier

From early story concepts to a theatrical release, full-length animated films can take years to create. One of the biggest time commitments comes during the animation process when the animators are simulating fluid materials, ...

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Computer graphics

Computer graphics are graphics created using computers and, more generally, the representation and manipulation of pictorial data by a computer.

The development of computer graphics has made computers easier to interact with and better for understanding and interpreting many types of data. Developments in computer graphics have had a profound impact on many types of media and have revolutionized the animation and video game industry.

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