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Seeing is believing

Author: Joe SeamansDavid EliscoGregory AndorferDanny GloverWQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)All authors
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Monterey Video : Distributed by Monterey Media, ©2006.
Series: Life by the numbers, 1
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Forms part of a series that looks at interesting, real-life applications of mathematics. Looks at the role of mathematics in creating realistic special effects for movies and theme parks. Explores dimensional concepts, such as methods for interpreting three-dimensional forms on a two-dimensional surface. Examines the role of perspective in art and drawing and looks at the emerging worlds of virtual reality.
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Educational
Popular works
Material Type: Document, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Seamans; David Elisco; Gregory Andorfer; Danny Glover; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); Monterey Video (Firm); Monterey Media Inc.
ISBN: 1569945500 9781569945506 1569946248 9781569946244
OCLC Number: 76971501
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: This disc may not play on all machines or players.
Originally broadcast on PBS as an episode of the television program Life by numbers.
Program content originally produced in 1998.
Credits: Editor, Dickran H. Manoogian ; director of photography, Mark Knobil ; original music by Michael Whalen ; production animation by Home Run Pictures.
Performer(s): Host, Danny Glover.
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-ROM ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo. ; access to Study guide requires PC with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Reader software.
Contents: Special features: Danny Glover bio --
Study guide.
Series Title: Life by the numbers, 1
Other Titles: Special effects
Life by the numbers (Television program)
Responsibility: with Danny Glover ; produced by WQED Pittsburgh ; executive producer, Gregory Andorfer ; series producer, David Elisco ; producer and writer, Joe Seamans.

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Forms part of a series that looks at interesting, real-life applications of mathematics. Looks at the role of mathematics in creating realistic special effects for movies and theme parks. Explores dimensional concepts, such as methods for interpreting three-dimensional forms on a two-dimensional surface. Examines the role of perspective in art and drawing and looks at the emerging worlds of virtual reality.

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