Dr. Herbert Freeman is a computer scientist who made important contributions to the field of automatic label placement, computer graphics, including spatial anti-aliasing, and machine vision. Dr. Freeman held many prestigious professorial posts such as in RPI (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), NYU, and Rutgers University.
Dr. Freeman is the recipient of several awards, including the IEEE Computer Society's Pioneer award (1999). Freeman is also a Fellow of the ACM, a Life Fellow of the IEEE, and a Guggenheim Fellow. Professor Freeman is also the founder of MapText, Inc.
Dr. Freeman also wrote a memoir, "Cobblestones".
- Dr. Freeman's homepage at Rutgers University
- Dr. Freeman's White Paper on Automated Cartographic Text Placement
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