## Interactive computer graphics: functional, procedural, and device-level methodsThis text covers the theoretical, mathematical foundations, as well as the practical, algorithmic methods needed to design and implement computer graphics program, with a central theme of generation and manipulation of graphic scenes in real time with human control or interaction. Features covers important graphic standards and device-level method makes a range of advanced material accessible to all software and hardware independent. |

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### Contents

DeviceLevel Graphics | 1 |

Graphics Systems and Standards | 33 |

Fundamental Algorithms for Raster Graphics | 75 |

Copyright | |

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