Artifact Details

Title

Mann, Steve oral history

Catalog Number

102738687

Type

Text

Date

2017-12-14

Contributor

Mann,Steve, Interviewee
Spicer, Dag, Interviewer

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA

Extent

32 p.

Format

PDF

Description

Steven Mann is a Canadian electrical engineer and university professor. He showed an early interest in electronics and constructed a variety of home-made circuits growing up in the greater Toronto area. He attended McMaster University and MIT, where he completed his PhD. He is now a full professor at the University of Toronto within the department of electrical engineering. Mann has experimented extensively with virtual/augmented reality and wearable computers, in which he was an early and important contributor to the field at the MIT Media Lab. He has made important contributions to computational photography and is also the inventor of the ‘chirplet’ transform, a signal processing technique used in medicine, radar, and communications.

Category

Transcription

Subject

High Dynamic Range (HDR); Squential Wave Imprinting Machine (SWIM); sousveillance; surveillance; warblets; MIT; University of Toronto

Collection Title

CHM Oral History Collection

Credit

Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X8420.2018

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