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July/August 2005 (vol. 7 no. 4)
pp. 10-13
Some scientists believe that a 7-million-year-old skull unearthed in Chad in 2001 could belong to the earliest known human ancestor. To prove this, however, they had to reconstruct the crushed skull using computer science and virtual reality.
Index Terms:
human ancestors, virtual reality, morphometric analysis, computer tomography
Citation:
Pam Frost Gorder, "Toumaï: Reverse-Engineering a Human Ancestor," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 10-13, July-Aug. 2005, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2005.83
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