Richard (Rick) Parent


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  • The Ohio State University, Computer Science Engineering, Assistant Professor

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  • SIGGRAPH 2006

    Rick Parent is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department of Ohio State University (OSU). As a graduate student, Rick worked at the Computer Graphics Research Group (CGRG) at OSU under the direction of Charles Csuri. In 1977, he received his Ph.D. from the Computer and Information Science (CIS) Department, majoring in Artificial Intelligence. For the next three years, he worked at CGRG first as a Research Associate, and then as Associate Director. In 1980 he co-founded and was President of The Computer Animation Company. In 1985, he joined the faculty of the CIS Department (now the Department of Computer Science and Engineering) at Ohio State. Rick’s research interests include various aspects of computer animation with special focus on animation of the human figure. He is the author of Computer Animation: Algorithms and Techniques, published by Morgan Kaufmann in 2001. Currently, he is working on facial animation and on using model-based techniques to track human figures in video.

    SIGGRAPH 1991

    Richard Parent is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science at The Ohio State University. He received a PhD in Computer Science from Ohio State in 1977. He was formerly the associate director of the Computer Graphics Research Group at Ohio State.  

    SIGGRAPH 1990

    Richard Parent is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science at The Ohio State University. He received a PhD in Computer Science from Ohio State in 1977. He was formerly the associate director of the Computer Graphics Research Group at Ohio State.  


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