Computers for Imagemaking

Computers for Imagemaking

1st Edition - December 1, 1980

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  • Editor: D. Clark
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483294636

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Computers for Image-Making tells the computer non-expert all he needs to know about Computer Animation. In the hands of expert computer engineers, computer picture-drawing systems have, since the earliest days of computing, produced interesting and useful images. As a result of major technological developments since then, it no longer requires the expert's skill to draw pictures; anyone can do it, provided they know how to use the appropriate machinery. This collection of specially commissioned articles reflects the diversity of user applications in this expanding field


For all students and teaching staff involved with audio-visual methods; all those concerned with computer science, computer graphics and mathematical modelling; general educational and library public

Table of Contents

  • (partial) The technical foundations of computer imagemaking

    Seeing hypotheses

    Matching the system to the goals, or TV or not TV

    Computer character animation - is it possible?


    Problem solving on a centralized interactive computer graphics system

    Combining computer animation and television presentation

    A case study - the Open University mathematics course

    Computer animation as an aid to comprehending the universe



Product details

  • No. of pages: 166
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 2015
  • Published: December 1, 1980
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483294636

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D. Clark

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University of London Audio-Visual Centre, England

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