Scan Conversion

  • David Salomon (emeritus)
Part of the Texts in Computer Science book series (TCS)


In a raster-scan graphics system, two steps are necessary in order to display a geometric figure: (1) a scan-converting algorithm should be executed to select the best pixels (the ones closest to the ideal figure) and (2) the selected pixels should be turned on.


Line Segment Pattern Point Black Pixel Horizontal Edge Current Pixel 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCalifornia State UniversityNorthridgeUSA

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