“Video Technology for Computer Graphics” Chaired by Dean M. Winkler

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    Video Technology for Computer Graphics

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    Course Description

    This course gives computer graphics professionals a thorough understanding of the practical applications and theory of video technology. It begins with scanning theory, describing the monochrome video signal, the NTSC color video signal, color encoding techniques, and signal measurement. It reviews all current video formats including D-1/D-2 digital video and HDTV. It continues with contemporary video production and post-production techniques, including video special effects hardware, combining CGI with live action. Lecturers present criteria for evaluating 3D graphics systems and a quantitative approach to analyzing 3D animation systems.

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    Mary Whitton


    Charles Babbage Institute Archives, University of Minnesota

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