Brian A. Barsky
|Brian A. Barsky|
|Alma mater||Cornell University
University of Utah
|Thesis||The Beta-spline: a local representation based on shape parameters and fundamental geometric measures (1981)|
Brian A. Barsky is a Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, working in computer graphics and geometric modeling as well as in optometry and vision science. He is a Professor of Computer Science and Vision Science and an Affiliate Professor of Optometry. He is also a member of the Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering, an inter-campus program, between UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco.
Barsky holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, an M.S. in computer graphics and computer science from Cornell University in Ithaca, and a D.C.S. in engineering and a B.Sc. in mathematics and computer science from McGill University in Montreal.
Barsky won an IBM Faculty Development Award and a National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award.
He is a co-author or author of several books: An Introduction to Splines for Use in Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling, Making Them Move: Mechanics, Control, and Animation of Articulated Figures, and Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling Using Beta-splines. See List of books in computational geometry.
- Brian A. Barsky's home page at U.C. Berkeley
- September 12, 2002 article in New York Times
- Published papers
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