Craig Reynolds (computer graphics)

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Craig W. Reynolds (born March 15, 1953), is an artificial life and computer graphics expert, who created the Boids artificial life simulation in 1986.[1] Reynolds worked on the film Tron (1982) as a scene programmer, and on Batman Returns (1992) as part of the video image crew. Reynolds won the 1998 Academy Scientific and Technical Award in recognition of "his pioneering contributions to the development of three-dimensional computer animation for motion picture production."[2] He is the author of the OpenSteer library.


  1. ^ Reynolds, Craig W. (1987). "Flocks, herds and schools: A distributed behavioral model". Proceedings of the 14th annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques. Vol. 21. ACM. pp. 25–34. CiteSeerX doi:10.1145/37401.37406. ISBN 978-0897912273. S2CID 546350.
  2. ^ "Awards Database". The Academy of Motional Picture Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12.

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