Introduction to Computer Graphics (Part II)

  • R. J. Hubbold
Part of the EurographicSeminars book series (FOCUS COMPUTER)


Use of perspective is an example of a projection technique with which we are all familiar. Engineers and others commonly use other types of projection for their drawings, such as multi-view orthographic projections and axonometric projection.


Computer Graphic Display Surface Perspective Projection Surface Normal Vector Planar Polygon 
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Recommended reading arid references

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    J.D. Foley and A. van Dam: Fundamentals of Interactive Computer Graphics, Addison-Wesley, 1982.Google Scholar
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    W.M. Newman and R.F. Sproull: Principles of Interactive Computer Graphics, McGraw-Hill, second edition, 1979Google Scholar
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    T.K. Porter: “Spherical shading”, ACM Computer Graphics, 12 (3), 1978.Google Scholar
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    J.M. Lane, L.C. Carpenter, T. Whitted, J.F Blinn: “Scan line methods for displaying parametrically defined surfaces”, CACM, 23 (1), January 1980.Google Scholar
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    M.E. Newell, R.G. Newell and T.L. Sancha: “A new approach to the shaded picture problem”, Proc. ACM National Conf., 1972.Google Scholar
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    I.E. Sutherland, R.F. Sproull arid R.A. Schumaker: “A characterisation of ten hidden surface algorithms”, Computing Surveys, 6 (1), 1974.Google Scholar
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    Turner Whitted: “An improved illumination model for shaded display”, CACM, 23 (6), 1980.Google Scholar
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    H. Gouraud: “Computer display of curved surfaces”, Department of Computer Science, University of Utah, UTEC-CSc-71-113, June 1971.Google Scholar
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    Bui Tuong-Phong: “Illumination for computer generated pictures”, CACM, 18 (6), 1975.Google Scholar
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    J. Blinn: “Models of light reflection for computer synthesised pictures”, ACM Computer Graphics, 11 (2), 1977.Google Scholar
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    C.N. Judice: “display of two-dimensional functions using grey scale simulated on a bi-level display”, ACM Computer Graphics, 9 (1), 1975.Google Scholar
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    Alvy Ray Smith: “Color gamut transform pairs”, ACM Computer Graphics, 12 (3), August 1978.Google Scholar
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    G.H Joblove and D. Greenberg: “Color spaces for computer graphics”, ACM Computer Graphics, 12 (3), August 1978.Google Scholar

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© EUROGRAPHICS The European Association for Computer Graphics 1984

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