Principles and Goals of the Graphical Kernel System

  • Günter Enderle
  • Klaus Kansy
  • Günther Pfaff
Part of the Symbolic Computation book series (SYMBOLIC)

Abstract

The information contained in this chapter was first presented in a paper of the DIN Computer Graphics group [ENDE81]. Later it was included in the GKS draft standard in order to offer explanations and justifications for design decisions during the GKS development. GKS was designed to provide a set of functions for computer graphics programming that can be used by the majority of applications that produce computer generated pictures.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Günter Enderle
    • 1
  • Klaus Kansy
    • 2
  • Günther Pfaff
    • 3
  1. 1.Kernforschungszentrum KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Gesellschaft für Mathematik und DatenverarbeitungSt. Augustin 1USA
  3. 3.Technische Hochschule DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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