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Title Computer graphics companion [electronic resource] / edited by Jeffrey J. McConnell ... [et al.]. [electronic resource]

Imprint [Chichester, Eng.] : Wiley, c2003 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)


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Description 1 online resource (276 entries) : 180 images, digital files.
Note Companion to the Encyclopedia of computer science. Brings together all the articles related to computer graphics along with further material.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents General Issues. Overview; Computer Graphics Principles / Jeffrey J. McConnell; Graphic Design in New Media / Kenneth R. O'Connell; Color as a Language of Design / Kenneth R. O'Connell; Display Monitor / Robert Raikes; Interactive Input Devices / Jeffrey J. McConnell; Graphics Standards / George S. Carson; Image Compression / G. Motta, F. Rizzo, J. A. Storer (Lossless Image Compression by Tim Bell); Computer Vision / Deborahy Walters; Image Processing / Mohan M. Trivedi --
Entertainment. Overview; Computers in the Entertainment Industry / Scott E. Anderson, revised by Lindy L. Wilson; Computer Art / Margot Lovejoy; Arcade Games / Keith S. Reid-Green; Videogames / Keith S. Reid-Green, Leonard Herman; Computer Animation / Jessica K. Hodgins, James F. O'Brien --
Science and Engineering. Overview; Scientific Applications / Edwin D. Reilly; Scientific Visualization / Theresa-Marie Rhyne; Biocomputing / Tarynn M. Witten; Medical Imaging / H. K. Huang -- Computerized Tomagraphy / Gabor T. Herman; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) / Michael Goodchild; Fractals / Dietmar Saupe; Computational Geometry / Steven S. Skiena; Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) / Barry Flachsbart, David Shuey, George Peters; Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) / John MacKrell, Bertram Herzog --
Other Applications. Overview; User Interface / Robert J. K. Jacob; Virtual Reality / William R. Cockayne; Artificial Life / Anthony Liekens; Multimedia / Thomas Little; World Wide Web / Hal Berghel; Desktop Publishing / Heather Brown; Markup Languages / Sandy Ressler; Simulation / Roger D. Smith --
Seven Specialist Profiles. Overview; Carolina Cruz Neira, Iowa State University; Mike Goslin, Walt Disney Imagineering; Jessica K. Hodgins, Carnegie Mellon University; Jan Moorman, The 401(k) Company; Holly Rushmeier, IBM TJ Watson Research Center; Gary Tarolli, NVIDIA; Michael Ragsdale Wright, Artist --
Web Resources. Overview; Links.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary The Computer Graphics Companion offers a comprehensive collection of articles written by selected specialists and spanning a wide range of topics and applications in computer graphics. It brings together all the articles related to computer graphics included in the Encyclopedia of Computer Science along with further material, unique to this companion volume. Additional articles on colour and design are included as well as professional profiles and web resources. Enhanced with a section of colour illustrations, the book gives a general introduction to computer graphics, software, hardware, design, colour and image processing and then focuses on key application areas.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Computer graphics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author McConnell, Jeffrey J. Editor.
Credo Reference (Firm)
Added Title Encyclopedia of computer science.
Other Form: Print version: 0470865164 9780470865163 1 v.: ill. (some col.)
ISBN 9781849721592 (online)

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