Russell K. Hobbie Computer Animation Films, 1974.
Russell K. Hobbie Computer Animation Films.
Hobbie, Russell K.
box (4 items)
The Russell K. Hobbie Computer Animation Films include 4 16-mm single-concept films.
Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute.
Access and Use
Films were donated by Russell K. Hobbie in 2008.
Access to the collection is unrestricted.
The Charles Babbage Institute holds the copyright to all materials in
the collection, except for items covered by a prior copyright (such as
published materials). Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair
use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).
Russell K. Hobbie Computer Animation Films (CBI 203), Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Russell K. Hobbie was a professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota. He received his bachelor of science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1956 and his master's degree and PhD from Harvard University in 1957 and 1960, respectively. He worked in various positions at the University of Minnesota from 1960 through 1998, beginning as a research associate and ending his career as a full professor of physics. He published Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology and other books and articles, as well as the computer program MacDose, designed to teach about the interaction of radiation and matter.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The Russell K. Hobbie Computer Animation Films include 4 16-mm single-concept films thought to be some of the first examples of computer animation.
- This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog
of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about
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- Hobbie, Russell K.
Box and Folder List
Fourier Series. Box 1
Multiple Slit Interference. Box 1
Position from Velocity. Box 1
Velocity from Position. Box 1