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07-26-10, 10:40 AM
http://images.vizworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/siggraph-2010-250x94.jpgThis afternoon I took in a panel discussion entitled ‚??Future Directions of Graphics Research‚??.¬* I had expected a panel of experts going into blue-sky visions of research so mind-bending it would leave us all raving lunatics, but instead I found something much different.

The Computer Graphics industry is suffering from its own success.¬* Recent smashes like Avatar, Toy Story 3, and others have several people thinking that computer graphics is ‚??done‚??, there‚??s no more research to do.¬* The technology has matured to the point where we can not only realistically create digital actors, but completely make up alien planets and worlds.¬* What is possibly left to do?

Such thinking is beginning to impact researchers and academics financially, as government grants are becoming more and more scarce.¬* Shrinking government budgets doesn‚??t help things, so the academic community has decided to come together and write up a lengthy report to the National Science Foundation (NSF) detailing areas that still need research.

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