Computer Graphics, C Version

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Prentice Hall, 1997 - Computers - 652 pages
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Assuming the reader has no prior familiarity with computer graphics, the authors present basic principles for design, use, and understanding of computer graphics systems. The book also contains the following additional features: discussion of hardware and software components of graphics systems, as well as various applications; exploration of algorithms for creating and manipulating graphics displays, and techniques for implementing the algorithms; use of programming examples written in C to demonstrate the implementation and application of graphics algorithms; and exploration of GL, PHIGS, PHIGS+, GKS, and other graphics libraries. In addition, this book includes an appendix containing detailed discussions on a variety of mathematical methods used in graphics algorithms such as analytic geometry, linear algebra, vector and tensor manipulations, complex numbers, and numerical analysis. The C Version of this best seller can serve as a basic or supplemental text for undergraduate and graduate level courses. It is also used widely for professional self-study geared to the specific interests of the reader.

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Contents

5TwoDimensional Geometric
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Setting the Edit Mode
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Symbol Hierarchies
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About the author (1997)

Donald Hearn" joined the Computer Science faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1985. Dr. Hearn has taught a wide range of courses in computer graphics, scientific visualization, computational science, mathematics, and applied science. Also, he has directed numerous research projects and published a variety of technical articles in these areas.

"M. Pauline Baker" is on the faculty of the Computer Science Department and the School for Informatics at Indiana University-Purdue University. Dr- Baker is also a Distinguished Scientist and the Director of the Pervasive Technology Lab for Visualization and Interactive Spaces, and she collaborates with research groups on the use of computer graphics and virtual reality to explore scientific data. Previously, Dr. Baker was the Associate Director for Visualization and Virtual Environments at NCSA (National Center for Supercomputer Applications), University of Illinois.

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