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View Resource Electronic Visualization Laboratory

The Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) is a graduate research program that attempts to merge science and art with computers. Located at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the lab's focus is on "virtual reality and real-time interactive computer graphics." Because electronic visualization covers a wide range of topics, there are many areas of research within EVL. The lab's Web site has...

https://www.evl.uic.edu/
View Resource Vertical Motion Simulator

The Vertical Motion Simulator (VMS), at the NASA Ames Research Center, is an advanced flight simulation facility. This Web site provides thorough descriptions of all of the VMS systems. The VMS is a full immersion environment, complete with customizable cockpit, controls, and instrumentation to give the appearance of any aerospace vehicle. One of its most intriguing characteristics is...

https://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/research/technology-onepag...
View Resource Digital Imaging and Image Processing

The first site is an excellent introduction to digital imaging from the Eastman Kodak Company (1). There are five lessons with review questions and competency exams, covering fundamentals, image capture, and processing. A more technical introduction is found at the Digital Imaging Glossary (2). This educational resource has several short articles about compression algorithms and specific imaging...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2002/1108
View Resource Computer Graphics & Digital Animation

Computer graphics is a term that encompasses a wide range of sciences and techniques. To understand some of the processes involved in generating computer graphics, Cornell University offers this detailed introduction to the subject (1). The site contains explanations and a series of pictures that illustrate object rendering, shading, ray tracing, and more. Computer graphics has seen rapid...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/1121
View Resource University of Maryland: Graphics and Visual Informatics Laboratory

The University of Maryland's Graphics and Visual Informatics Laboratory (GVIL), which is part of the Department of Computer Science and the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, promotes research and education in computer graphics, scientific visualization, and virtual environments. Its goal is "to improve the efficiency and usability of visual computing applications in...

http://www.cs.umd.edu/gvil/