Frederic C. Billingsley

Electrical engineer, Project participant

1921 – 2002

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Who was Frederic C. Billingsley?

Frederic Crockett Billingsley was an American engineer, who spent most of his career developing techniques for digital image processing in support of American space probes to the moon, to Mars, and to other planets.

Billingsley published two papers in 1965 using the word pixel, and may have been the first to publish that neologism for picture element.

He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and died in Great Falls, Montana.

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Born
Jul 23, 1921
Also known as
  • Frederic Billingsley
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Died
May 31, 2002

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on July 23, 2013

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