Modeling primitives

  • Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
  • Daniel Thalmann
Part of the Computer Science Workbench book series (WORKBENCH)


Human beings live in a 3D world, but when they draw they work with a 2D representation of the 3D world. There are two approaches to this:
  1. 1.

    Represent only planar faces of an object, e.g., the face of a house

  2. 2.

    Attempt to draw the scene using perspective laws



Procedural Model Internal Model Graphic System Modeling Primitive Fundamental Cycle 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
    • 1
  • Daniel Thalmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Hautes Etudes CommercialesUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada
  2. 2.Département d’Informatique et de Recherche OpérationnelleUniversité de MontréalMontréalCanada

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