On the rendering of surfaces

Forrest, A. R. (1979) On the rendering of surfaces. ACM SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics, 13 (2). pp. 253-259. ISSN 0097-8930

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Despite the relative sophistication of modern surface design systems, many graphical renderings of surfaces are rather crude. The paper discusses several possible renderings, including various line drawings methods, realistic and functional shading, and combinations of line drawings and smooth shading. It concludes that a good choice is the superposition of contours or sections on either realistic or Gaussian curvature shading.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: SIGGRAPH '79 Proceedings of the 6th annual conference on Computer graphics and interactive techniques, Chicago, USA.
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
Depositing User: Vishal Gautam
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2011 10:59
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2022 02:14
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/22899
DOI: 10.1145/965103.807453

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