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Thomas Ray
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http://life.ou.edu/

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Archive of Digital Art (ADA). “Thomas Ray – artist profile”. https://www.digitalartarchive.at/database/artists/general/artist/ray.html. (retrieved 2013-15-10). @online{ADAartistprofile, author = {Archive of Digital Art (ADA)}, title = {Thomas Ray artist profile}, url = {https://www.digitalartarchive.at/database/artists/general/artist/ray.html}, urldate = {retrieved 2013-15-10}
About
Thomas Ray is scientist and researcher working in the fields of Artificial Life, Evolution and the Human Mind. He serve as a collaborator in the media art group Knowbotics Research. He write a generative computer program called Tierra that emulate evolution in digital terms. He is a hard AI proponent and envision evolution as an artform mediated by digital computation. He is porfessor of Biology and Computer Sciences in the University of Oklahoma, USA. He had a Phd in Biology from Harvard University and he had recieve prizes from Japan Inter-Design Forum, Digital Vanguard Award, Arc Awards and IBM Supercomputing.
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2000 Adjunct Professor of Computer Science, University of Oklahoma
1998 Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Oklahoma
1997 ATR Distinguished Research & Development Award
1995 Grand Prix of the Japan Inter-Design Forum
1993 - 1998 Associate Professor, University of Delaware, Computer and Information Sciences
1993 - 1998 Invited Researcher, ATR (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International) / Human Information Processing Research Laboratories
1993 Member of the External Faculty of the Santa Fe Institute
1992 - 1992 Visiting Professor, Santa Fe Institute
1991 - 1991 Visiting Professor, Santa Fe Institute
1990 - 1998 Associate Professor, University of Delaware, Biology Department
1981 - 1990 Assistant Professor, University of Delaware, Biology Department
1976 - 1981 Graduate Study at Harvard University / Biology Department, A.M. 1980, Ph.D. 1981, in Biology
1971 - 1976 Study at Florida State University (FSU) / BS Magna Cum Laude in Biology and Chemistry 1976


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Grau, Oliver. Virtual Art: From Illusion to Immersion. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.
Grau, Oliver. »New Images from Life.« In Art Inquiry. Recherches sur les Arts, edited by Ryszard KluszinskyVol.II (XI). , 7-25. Lodz: Grotesk, 2001.
Fan, Di’an, ed. Translife. International Triennial of New Media Art. Beijing: The National Art Museum of China, 2011.
Fan, Di’an, ed. Translife. International Triennial of New Media Art. Beijing: The National Art Museum of China, 2011.
Dziembowski, B. and S. Himmelsbach and N. Mirzoeff, ed. LANDSCHAFT 2.0. Heidelberg: Kehrer, 2009.
Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln, Der Rektor. »Echo. Neue Medien x Alte Meister.« [<28.07.2014>].
Fischer, Hervè, ed. Théorie de l'art sociologique. Paris: Casterman, 1976.
Fischer, Hervé, ed. Art and Marginal Communication. Paris: Balland, 1974.