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Issue No.07 - July (2009 vol.42)
pp: 35-41
Doug Roble , Digital Domain
Nafees Bin Zafar , Digital Domain
Computer-generated imagery (CGI) in films has advanced to the point that it's often difficult for viewers to figure out which scenes have visual effects in them. Two CGI effects that illustrate the state of the art are facial animation and fluid dynamics.
Visual effects, Computer-generated imagery, Graphics and multimedia
Doug Roble, Nafees Bin Zafar, "Don't Trust Your Eyes: Cutting-Edge Visual Effects", Computer, vol.42, no. 7, pp. 35-41, July 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.222
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