Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Herbert Freeman
Born: December 13, 1945, in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
- 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.
- 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.