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Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice

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By uniquely combining concepts and practical applications in computer graphics, four well-known authors provide here the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date coverage of the field. The important algorithms in 2D and 3D graphics are detailed for easy implementation, including a close look at the more subtle special cases. There is also a thorough presentation o ...more
Hardcover, Second Edition in C, 1200 pages
Published August 14th 1995 by Addison-Wesley Professional (first published June 1st 1990)
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Michael Finocchiaro
If K&R is what spawned the internet and its denizens like Facebook and Google, it is this book that created the 3D graphics industry - without it, forget your PS4, XBOX, 3DS, Pixar, DreamsWorks, etc. and thus no Avengers flicks or - god forbid - Shrek movies! Hollywood would be arguably still story driven and better but video games like GTA, Minecraft, Assassin's Creed, etc would have been impossible. I actually had acquired a rare geek-boner 1st edition but it was water damaged during a basemen ...more
Ivan Idris
Jan 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
Computer Graphics is about computer graphics and principles. This book has four authors, who are experts in their field. It has a hardcover, is richly illustrated with color plates and lots of figures. If the code had syntax highlighting, then it would have been even better.

Chapter 1 covers the basics. Chapter 2 is about SGRP (Simple Raster Graphics Package). Chapter 3 presents basic raster graphics algorithms for drawing 2D primitives.

Chapter 4 describes graphics hardware. Chapter 5 introduces
Ahmed Abd El-Hamid
Nov 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
The Standard book of Computer Graphics Knowledge .. and although it needs some knowledge in mathematics but .. overall it contains a great amount of knowledge .. Must-Read for anyone interested in Computer Graphics
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Maxim Perepelitsyn
Decent introduction to CG related topics.
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Pegangan wajib saat ngasprak pratikum komputer grafik.
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take better knowledge of computer graphics
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