Herbert Freeman

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Herbert Freeman

Name: Herbert Freeman

Born: December 13, 1945, in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany

Computer-related contributions

  • Computer scientist who made important contributions to the field of automatic label placement, computer graphics, including spatial anti-aliasing, and machine vision.
  • He designed the first digital computer for the Sperry Gyroscope Company and founded the computer software company MapText, Inc.

Significant publications

  • Journal of Computer Graphics and Image Processing (1970).

Honors and awards

  • IEEE Computer Society's Pioneer award (1999).
  • Fellow of the ACM.
  • Life Fellow of the IEEE.
  • Guggenheim Fellow.