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Physically Based Rendering: Theory to Implementation book wins AAP award

From AAP
February 14, 2005

The Association of American Publishers has awarded Greg Humphreys"recently published book (co-authored with Matt Pharr), Physically Based Rendering, Honorable Mention in the Computer and Information Science category for best book of 2004. The winner was The Success of Open Source by Steven Weber.

For details see http://www.publishers.org/press/releases.cfm?PressReleaseArticleID=245.

Noting that "promoting and encouraging the dissemination of scholarship is one of AAP's primary missions," AAP President and CEO Pat Schroeder extended the Association's congratulations to Steven Mintz, Belknap, and all of the award recipients. "Being recognized for excellence is always an honor," Mrs. Schroeder said, "but when that recognition comes from your peers the honor is truly significant." The award winners in each category were selected for their unique contribution to scholarly publishing and are considered by our panel of judges to be the best of the best for 2004. The award winners were chosen by an eight-member expert panel consisting of librarians, academics, and working publishers who are themselves former academics.

Professor Humphreys"book is also currently a finalist for Software Development Magazine's Jolt Product Excellent Awards award for technical book of the year.


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