About Us: Research Affiliates


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    University of California, Irvine Informatics Irvine, CA 92697-3440
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Tomlinson, Bill


A.B., Biology, Harvard College
M.F.A., Experimental Animation, CalArts
S.M. and Ph.D., Synthetic Characters Group, MIT Media Lab

Tomlinson's interactive projects have been shown at SIGGRAPH, Ars Electronica, the ZKM Future Cinema exhibition and other venues, and have been reviewed by CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Sculpture Magazine, Scientific American Frontiers, the LA Times, Wired.com and the BBC. In addition his animated film, Shaft of Light, screened at the Sundance Film Festival and was distributed by the Anti-Defamation League in its Anti-Bias/Diversity Catalog.


Multi-agent systems, human-computer interaction, ecological/environmental informatics, real-time graphics & animation, computer-supported learning


Interactive animation lab


Eco Raft
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