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Book News Annotation:

Considers how computer-generated images can tap into the capacity of the human visual system to visualize information that would otherwise require conscious effort. The authors examine the techniques used to model light and surface in computer graphics, how they differ from the classic artistic techniques, and the role of perception science in visual computing.
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Table of Contents

Light in the computer — Light and surface — Artificial perspective — An infinity of pyramids — A sorcerer's apprentice — Beyond appearances — Conscious and preconscious.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780716750598
Foreword:
Friedhoff, Richard Mark
Author:
Peercy, Mark S.
Author:
Hanrahan, Pat
Publisher:
Scientific American Library
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Programming - Object Oriented Programming
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence
Subject:
Visual programming (computer science)
Subject:
Visual programming
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Scientific American Library series ;
Series Volume:
106-230
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xvii, 141 p.
Dimensions:
9.58x8.82x.85 in. 1.56 lbs.

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