Connor DeFanti


Happy Halloween from the FRL! To celebrate, I thought it would be fun to talk about masks and avatars in the virtual world. I’ve always found the idea of choosing your appearance to be interesting. In online games and forums, people have been choosing avatars to represent themselves for decades. Sometimes, people will attempt to …

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I’m going to take a break from talking about my research goals today, and instead focus on the thing that’s on our lab’s mind: SIGGRAPH! If you are unfamiliar with SIGGRAPH, it is the largest annual conference focused on Computer Graphics. Unsurprisingly, as CG affects practically every industry today, you will see a very wide …

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