Martin Newell

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Martin Edward Newell
Alma materUniversity of Utah
Known forUtah Teapot[1]
Newell's algorithm
AwardsElected member of the National Academy of Engineering
Scientific career
University of Utah
Xerox PARC
ThesisThe Utilization of Procedure Models in Digital Image Synthesis (1975)
The Utah teapot, a computer graphics model by Martin Newell

Martin Edward Newell is a British-born computer scientist who created the Utah teapot computer graphics model. He was graduated from University of Utah in 1975, and together with Tom Sancha developed Newell's algorithm, a technique for eliminating cyclic dependencies during polygon ordering in a computer graphics system. [2]

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  1. Torrence, A. (2006). "Martin Newell's original teapot". ACM SIGGRAPH 2006 Teapot on - SIGGRAPH '06. p. 29. doi:10.1145/1180098.1180128. ISBN 1595933646. S2CID 23272447.
  2. Newell, M. E.; Newell, R. G.; Sancha, T. L. (1972). "A solution to the hidden surface problem". Proceedings of the ACM annual conference on – ACM'72. Vol. 1. p. 443. doi:10.1145/800193.569954. S2CID 13829930.