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Computer Scientists Win Academy Award for Technical Achievement in Special Effects

Posted Jan 25 2013 3:00am

comparison of low-resolution smoke flow with one using Wavelet Turbulence

And the Oscar goes to....

Not too many scientists get to hear this phrase with their names at the end.

Yet four computer scientists, two of them supported by the National Science Foundation, will receive Academy Awards, the film industry's highest honor, for technical achievement in special effects. The award, to be presented Feb. 9 in Beverly Hills, recognizes an innovative software algorithm they developed that has been used in more than two dozen recent popular ...

More at http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126703&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click


This is an NSF News item.

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