1 edition of **Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1999**
by Springer New York in New York, NY
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Written in English

- Mathematics,
- Computer graphics,
- Computer science

This is a book for those interested in understanding how graphics programs work and how present-day computer graphics can generate reallistic-looking curves, surfaces, and solid objects. The book emphasizes the mathematics behind computer graphics and most of the required math is included in an appendix. The main topics covered are: -scan conversion methods; selecting the best pixels for generating lines, circles and other objects -geometric transformations and projections; translations, rotations, moving in 3d, perspective projections -curves and surfaces; construction, wire-frames, rendering, normals -other topics; CRTs, antialiasing, animation, color, perception, polygons, compression. With its numerous illustrative examples and exercises, the book makes a splendid text for a two-semester course in computer graphics for advanced undergraduates or graduate students. It also serves a fine reference for professionals in the computer graphics field.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by David Salomon |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | T385 |

The Physical Object | |

Format | [electronic resource] / |

Pagination | 1 online resource (xxxvi, 852 p.) |

Number of Pages | 852 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL27026151M |

ISBN 10 | 1461271703, 1461215048 |

ISBN 10 | 9781461271703, 9781461215042 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 853260599 |

Ron Goldman is a professor of Computer Science at Rice University. His current work includes research in computer aided geometric design, solid modeling, computer graphics, subdivision, algorithmic algebraic geometry, probability and geometry, blossoming and polar forms, quaternions, dual quaternions, and clifford algebras, special functions and splines. Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling: Implementation and Algorithms covers the computer graphics part of the field of geometric modeling and includes all the standard computer graphics topics. The first part deals with basic concepts and algorithms and the main steps involved in displaying photorealistic images on a computer.

Geometric modeling is a branch of applied mathematics and computational geometry that studies methods and algorithms for the mathematical description of shapes.. The shapes studied in geometric modeling are mostly two- or three-dimensional, although many of its tools and principles can be applied to sets of any finite most geometric modeling is done with computers and for. An Introduction to Splines for Use in Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling discusses the use of splines from the point of view of the computer scientist. Assuming only a background in beginning calculus, the authors present the material using many examples and illustrations with the goal of building the reader's : $

Generative Modeling for Computer Graphics and Cad: Symbolic Shape Design Using Interval Analysis presents a symbolic approach to shape representation that is useful to the CAD/CAM and computer graphics communities. This book discusses the kinds of operators useful in a geometric modeling system, including arithmetic operators, vector and matrix. Overview. Computer graphics studies the manipulation of visual and geometric information using computational techniques. It focuses on the mathematical and computational foundations of image generation and processing rather than purely aesthetic issues. Computer graphics is often differentiated from the field of visualization, although the two fields have many similarities.

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Given the genesis of this book, the primary intended audience is readers who are interested in computer graphics or geometric modeling. The large amount of mathe-matics that is covered is explained by the fact that I wanted to provide a complete reference for all the mathematics relevant to geometric modeling.

Although computer. Computer Graphics and Geometric Modelling: Implementation and Algorithms, covers the computer graphics part of the field of geometric modelling and includes all the standard computer graphics topics.

The first part deals with basic concepts and algorithms and the main steps involved in displaying photorealistic images on a computer. From geometric primitives to animation to 3D modeling to lighting and shading, Computer Graphics Through OpenGL: From Theory to Experiments is a comprehensive introduction to computer graphics that uses an active learning style to teach key concepts.

Equally emphasizing theory and practice, the book provides an understanding not only of the principles of 3D computer graphics, but also the use /5(12).

Book Description. Taking a novel, more appealing approach than current texts, An Integrated Introduction to Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling focuses on graphics, modeling, and mathematical methods, including ray tracing, polygon shading, radiosity, fractals, freeform curves and surfaces, vector methods, and transformation techniques.

The author begins with fractals, rather than the. Summary. Taking a novel, more appealing approach than current texts, An Integrated Introduction to Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling focuses on graphics, modeling, and mathematical methods, including ray tracing, polygon shading, radiosity, fractals, freeform curves and surfaces, vector methods, and transformation techniques.

The author begins with fractals, rather than the typical line. out of 5 stars Computer Graphics & Geometric Modeling by David Salomon Reviewed in the United States on J This book is a valuable reference for programmers that want a good introduction to geometric by: computer graphics and geometric modeling Download computer graphics and geometric modeling or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling. Abstract. From the Publisher: This is a book for those interested in understanding how graphics programs work and how present-day computer graphics can generate realistic-looking curves, surfaces, and solid objects.

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Authors: Salomon, David this approach is unthinkable. Graphics, especially computer graphics, is commonly used in texts, advertisements, and movies to illustrate concepts, to emphasize points being discussed, and to entertain.

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Geometric Tools for Computer Graphics. by Philip J. Schneider and David H. Eberly, The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling General book is pages long.

It does not include a CD-ROM, but many of the algorithms are implemented in the source code distribution at this website. An Introduction to Splines for Use in Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling discusses the use of splines from the point of view of the computer scientist.

Assuming only a background in beginning calculus, the authors present the material using many examples and illustrations with the goal of building the reader's Edition: 1.Geometric Tools for Computer Graphics is an extensive, conveniently organized collection of proven solutions to fundamental problems that you'd rather not solve over and over again, including building primitives, distance calculation, approximation, containment, decomposition, intersection determination, separation, and more.Geometric algebra is a consistent computational framework for geometric programming.

It has new, geometrically meaningful products to calculate directly with the subspaces of a vector space. This capability considerably reinforces and extends the linear algebra techniques traditionally used in computer graphics and robotics.