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A Collaborative Multi-View Virtual Environment for Molecular Visualization and Modeling
Found in: Coordinated and Multiple Views in Exploratory Visualization, International Conference on
By Jeffrey W. Chastine, Ying Zhu, Jeremy C. Brooks, G. Scott Owen, Robert W. Harrison, Irene T. Weber
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 77-84
Molecular modeling has been a long-standing research area for biologists. However, the existing molecular modeling software lacks strong support for collaborative research. In this paper we describe our effort to develop a collaborative multi-view virtual ...
 
Graphical Passwords: A Survey
Found in: Computer Security Applications Conference, Annual
By Xiaoyuan Suo, Ying Zhu, G. Scott. Owen
Issue Date:December 2005
pp. 463-472
The most common computer authentication method is to use alphanumerical usernames and passwords. This method has been shown to have significant drawbacks. For example, users tend to pick passwords that can be easily guessed. On the other hand, if a passwor...
 
Teaching Computer Graphics as an Experimental Science
Found in: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:May 1996
pp. N/A
<p>Computer graphics courses are often taught as a set of given algorithms and techniques. Consequently, students develop a graphics system or produce a set of images using standardized methods. By incorporating experimental methodology into these co...
 
Computer Graphics in Education Special Issue: On Line
Found in: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
By G. Scott Owen, José Encarnação
Issue Date:May 1996
pp. N/A
<p>Welcome to a very special issue of <it>IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications</it>. This is a doubly distinguished issue: the first to focus on computer graphics in education and the first World Wide Web-based issue. We have gathered ...
 
Using VRML in an Introductory Computer Graphics Course
Found in: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:May 1996
pp. N/A
<p>During recent computer graphics courses at Georgia State, students created VRML worlds using text editors, then displayed the worlds using freeware browsers. This article discusses how I integrated VRML version 1.0 into the course, the resources t...
 
Approaches to teaching computer graphics (abstract)
Found in: Proceedings of the twenty-sixth SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '95)
By Bill Kubitz, Dino Schweitzer, G. Scott Owen, Jack Bresenham, Scott Grissom
Issue Date:March 1995
pp. 313-317
When only one female student joined our Introduction to Structured Programming course in the Fall of 1993 and was gone by midterm, I became alarmed! During the last several years, our enrollment in Computer Science has attracted fewer and fewer females. I ...
     
Favicon seeded web surfing
Found in: ACM SIGGRAPH 2006 Research posters (SIGGRAPH '06)
By Feng Liu, G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 70-es
Imposters are a powerful technique which has been widely used for many years in the graphics community. An imposter is a two dimensional image rendered onto a billboard which represents highly detailed geometry. Imposters can be created on the fly or pre-c...
     
Favicon seeded web surfing
Found in: Material presented at the ACM SIGGRAPH 2006 conference (SIGGRAPH '06)
By Feng Liu, G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 70-es
Imposters are a powerful technique which has been widely used for many years in the graphics community. An imposter is a two dimensional image rendered onto a billboard which represents highly detailed geometry. Imposters can be created on the fly or pre-c...
     
AMMP-Vis: a collaborative virtual environment for molecular modeling
Found in: Proceedings of the ACM symposium on Virtual reality software and technology (VRST '05)
By G. Scott Owen, Irene T. Weber, Jeffrey W. Chastine, Jeremy C. Brooks, Robert W. Harrison, Ying Zhu
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 8-15
Molecular modeling is an important research area, helping scientists develop new drugs against diseases such as AIDS and cancer. Prior studies have demonstrated that immersive virtual environments have unique advantages over desktop systems in visualizing ...
     
Incorporating principles and examples from art/design and film/video into a CS computer graphics course
Found in: ACM SIGGRAPH 99 Conference abstracts and applications (SIGGRAPH '99)
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:August 1999
pp. 64-67
This paper describes a physically-based rendering system tailored to the demands of lighting design and architecture. The simulation uses a light-backwards ray-tracing method with extensions to efficiently solve the rendering equation under most conditions...
     
Object-oriented ray tracing (abstract only): a comparison of C++ versus C implementations
Found in: Proceedings of the 19th annual conference on Computer Science (CSC '91)
By G. Scott Owen, Karl D. Melcher
Issue Date:April 1999
pp. 677
In a class of applications, a model exists in which calculations depend upon a fixed set of independent real model parameters, say V1, V2, …, Vn. Each of the V's is a function of auxiliary data. The model often has a large number of discrete states, ...
     
Integrating World Wide Web technology into undergraduate education
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st conference on Integrating technology into computer science education (ITiCSE '96)
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:June 1996
pp. 240
Producing specifications by dynamic (runtime) analysis of program executions is potentially unsound, because the analyzed executions may not fully characterize all possible executions of the program. In practice, how accurate are the results of a dynamic a...
     
Approaches to teaching introductory computer graphics
Found in: Proceedings of the 21st annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques (SIGGRAPH '94)
By Cary Laxer, G. Scott Owen, Jack Bresenham, John Lansdown, Maria M. Larrondo-Petrie
Issue Date:July 1994
pp. 479-480
This paper describes a physically-based rendering system tailored to the demands of lighting design and architecture. The simulation uses a light-backwards ray-tracing method with extensions to efficiently solve the rendering equation under most conditions...
     
Facilitating learning with computer graphics and multimedia
Found in: Proceedings of the 20th annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques (SIGGRAPH '93)
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:September 1993
pp. 383-384
We describe a fast method for creating physically based animationof non-rigid objects. Rapid simulation of non- rigid behavior isbased on global deformations. Con- straints are used to connectnon-rigid pieces to each other, forming complex models. Constrai...
     
Teaching computer graphics using RenderMan
Found in: Proceedings of the twenty-third SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '92)
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:March 1992
pp. 313-317
A computer graphics course is extremely hardware system dependent, even more than most computer science courses. To produce high quality graphics images requires a high resolution system with extensive color capability and a fast cpu. Fortunately, the comp...
     
Experiences in teaching an advanced computer graphics course
Found in: Proceedings of the twenty-first SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '90)
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:February 1990
pp. 313-317
In the past few years there have been significant advances in both the computational and graphics capabilities of micro-computers. In graphics the standard (for the IBM compatible world) has advanced from the Computer Graphics Adapter (CGA) through the Enh...
     
The use of fractals in visualizing iterative techniques from numerical analysis (abstract)
Found in: Proceedings of the 1990 ACM annual conference on Cooperation (CSC '90)
By G. Scott Owen, Valerie A. Miller
Issue Date:February 1990
pp. 425
With the advent of inexpensive and yet powerful personal computers with good graphics capability, we can now use sophisticated computer graphics as both an educational and research tool in mathematics. In this project we are interested in applying these Ma...
     
An Ada-based software engineering course
Found in: Proceedings of the twentieth SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '89)
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:February 1989
pp. 313-317
Currently, many Computer Science Departments have introduced or are considering the introduction of courses in software Engineering. At the same time many departments are considering the use of a language other than Pascal either for an entire Computer Sci...
     
KC expert&madsh;the development of an ICAI system for chemistry
Found in: Proceedings of the 1988 ACM sixteenth annual conference on Computer science (CSC '88)
By G. Scott Owen, Taylor Binkley
Issue Date:February 1988
pp. 722
We are in the process of developing an Intelligent Computer Assisted Instruction (ICAI) program for chemistry which is based on a database of the chemical elements. This system will contain facts and rules about the chemical elements and can be used both i...
     
RT Prolog: a real time Prolog written in Ada
Found in: Proceedings of the 1988 ACM sixteenth annual conference on Computer science (CSC '88)
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:February 1988
pp. 684
Prolog is a very powerful language and its declarative nature lends itself quite well to the development of expert systems and natural language interfaces. There are many laboratory situations in which an expert system could help technicians or operators a...
     
Functionality in the reusability of software
Found in: Proceedings of the 1988 ACM sixteenth annual conference on Computer science (CSC '88)
By G. Scott Owen, Mark E. Schaefer, Martin D. Fraser, Ross A. Galgiano
Issue Date:February 1988
pp. 540-545
Reusable mathematical and statistical software has been available for some time providing substantial programming productivity to scientists and engineers. With the development of Ada and extensions of its package concept to more general categories of info...
     
Conversion of a PDP-11/40 assembler and simulator from mainframe Pascal to Ada on IBM PC microcomputers
Found in: Proceedings of the eighteenth SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '87)
By Catherine M. Beise, G. Scott Owen, Richard Gayer
Issue Date:February 1987
pp. 313-317
The assembly language course at Georgia State University is taught using a PDP-11/40 Assembler and Simulator, written in Pascal, running on a Sperry UNIVAC mainframe. In the past two years most of the computer science program has been switched to IBM PC co...
     
Using Ada on microcomputers in the undergraduate curriculum
Found in: Proceedings of the eighteenth SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '87)
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:February 1987
pp. 313-317
Currently, many Computer Science Departments are considering the use of a language other than Pascal either for an entire Computer Science curriculum, or at least for some courses, such as data structures. At Georgia State University, where our program is ...
     
Teaching of tree data structures using microcomputer graphics
Found in: Proceedings of the seventeenth SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '86)
By G. Scott Owen
Issue Date:February 1986
pp. 67-72
A set of procedures to graphically display ordered and unordered trees has been developed. The procedures have been used in several class demonstration programs to illustrate tree insertion, deletion, and balancing algorithms. The procedures are available ...
     
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