“Introduction to the Impact of Public Policy on Computer Graphics” by Ellis and Simons

  • ©Robert A. Ellis and Barbara Simons

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Entry Number: 38

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    Introduction to the Impact of Public Policy on Computer Graphics

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    Prerequisites
    No formal prerequisites, but an interest in the use of computer graphics by the general public and how policy affects our professional lives is useful. Only minor knowledge of computer graphics technology is required. 

    Topics
    Overview of computing and public policy, deployment of broadband telecommunications, use and protection of intellectual property, digital copy protection, convergence of computing and television, research support, and public policy activities.

    Description
    This first course in the policy sequence provides computer graphics developers, users, and researchers with an overview of the impact of policy issues that are particularly relevant to computer graphics: use and protection of intellectual property, digital copy protection, deployment of broadband telecommunications, convergence of computing and television, and research support.

     


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