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January/February 2011 (vol. 31 no. 1)
pp. 102-104, c3
Tony De Rose, Pixar
The article is a retrospective on Andy Witkin, who helped merge the fields of computer vision and computer graphics through his work at Schlumberger, Carnegie Mellon University, and Pixar.

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10. D. Baraff and A. Witkin, "Large Steps in Cloth Simulation," Proc. Siggraph, ACM Press, 1998, pp. 43–54.
11. D. Baraff, A. Witkin, and M. Kass, "Untangling Cloth," ACM Trans. Graphics, vol. 22, no. 3, 2003, pp. 862–870.

Index Terms:
Andy Witkin, Pixar, computer vision, computer graphics, animation, scale space, spacetime constraints, cloth simulation, graphics and multimedia
Citation:
Tony De Rose, "Andy Witkin: From Computer Vision to Computer Graphics," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 102-104, c3, Jan.-Feb. 2011, doi:10.1109/MCG.2011.3
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