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Microcomputer Graphics -- techniques and applications. Donald Hearn, M. Pauline Baker.

Microcomputer Graphics -- techniques and applications.

Prentice-Hall NJ 1983, first edition; 302 pages, Index, line drawings and several glossy pages of color photographs ISBN 0135806623.
Condition: Good to very good overall, large glossy black softcover with color graphics on cover; some edgewear and shelfwear, corner crease lower front cover; binding is strong and secure, pages are clean and unmarked.
Price: $8.00
Item no. C811163
Item Description
introduction to computer graphics with special emphasis on techniques for microcomputers, including capabilities for animation and the generation of two- and three-dimensional pictures and graphs (from the rear cover)

Contents include Sections covering -- how computer graphics are used in design, buisness, art, education, research and in the home; capabilities of various microcomputers are discussed;

Part II introduces methods for producing displays both with characters and with pixels. Picture drawing and graph plotting techniques, incl. considerations for shading and color, are detailed;

Part III - examines special effects and manipulations such as display transformations, animation and spotlighting and clipping methods;

part IV -- explores three-dimensional graphics and examines methods for erasing hidden lines, for generating perspective views, and for transforming 3D displays;

Part V -- applications for business, education and the home; Program design, special graphing techniques, simulations, computer-assisted instruction, household budget and nutrition charts, and game playing are discussed. INCLUDES PROGRAMMING EXAMPLES and very briefly covers such micros as Apple computers; radio shack computers; IBM personal computers; Atari computers; Commodore computers; Hewlett-packard computers; Tektronix computers; Intelligent Systems Computers; Chromatics computers; Cromemco computers.