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Andrew Glassner
Biography
Andrew Glassner is a Senior Research Scientist at Weta Digital, where he combines deep learning and computer graphics. He was Technical Papers Chair for SIGGRAPH '94, Founding Editor of the Journal of Computer Graphics Tools, and Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Graphics. Glassner's many books include the "Graphics Gems" series, the textbook "Principles of Digital Image Synthesis," and the "Andrew Glassner's Notebook" series. His most recent book is "Deep Learning: From Basics to Practice." Glassner has written 3 novels, and directed both film and online entertainment. He holds a PhD from UNC-Chapel Hill. He paints, plays jazz piano, and hikes.