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Comic Chat. David Kurlander. Microsoft Research. January 1996. Duration: 6:27.

DJ developed Comic Chat as an experiment in automatic illustration and alternative visualizations for chat programs. He started this effort at Microsoft Research in the fall of 1995, and in 1996, was recruited to join a product group to productize it. Comic Chat shipped millions of copies as part of Internet Explorer downloads and on the Windows '98, NT 5, MSN 2 CD-ROMS, and had a huge user base.

This video was created to supplement the following SIGGRAPH '96 paper.

David Kurlander, Tim Skelly, and David Salesin.  Comic Chat.  Proceedings of SIGGRAPH ’96.  pp. 225-236. August 1996.  New Orleans, LA.

 
 
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