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Mathematics of Shrek, The

Synopsis
A recording of a lecture delivered as part of the London Mathematical Society’s Popular Lecture series. Dr Joan Lasenby of Trinity College, Cambridge, demonstrates how mathematics, coupled with immense computational power, is used to produce the stunning visual effects in movies like SHREK and TOY STORY.
Series
Popular Lecture Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2005
Year of production
2005
Subjects
Mathematics; Film Studies
Keywords
applied mathematics; computer animation

Credits

Contributor
Joan Lasenby

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£12.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes (approx)
Year
2006

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£11.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes (approx)
Year
2006

Distributor

Name

London Mathematical Society

Email
lms@lms.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7637 3686
Fax
020 7323 3655
Address
De Morgan House
57-58 Russell Square
London
WC1B 4HS
Notes
Video recordings of twice-yearly LMS Popular Lectures, which aim to present exciting topics and interesting applications to anyone with a serious interest in mathematics such as sixth form and university students. Recent lectures are for sale on DVD and older ones for hire on video.

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