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The History of Visual Magic in Computers : How Beautiful Images are Made in CAD, 3D, VR and AR

Author: Jon Peddie
Publisher: London : Springer London : Imprint : Springer, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book traces the historical progress of computer generated 3D and of the foundational mathematics used to construct 3D, showing its evolution from early mechanical computers all the way to  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
History of Visual Magic in Computers
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Peddie
ISBN: 9781447149323 1447149327
OCLC Number: 940921448
Description: 1 online resource (XLI, 448 p. 369 illustrations, 226 illustrations in color.)
Contents: Foreword by Rae Earnshaw --
Foreword by Mark Fihn --
Preface --
Introduction: The History of 3D in Computers --
Getting to 3D --
Developing the 3D Software --
Developing the Applications --
Developing the Computer --
Development of 3D Controllers --
Development of Displays: Getting to See 3D --
Stereoscopic 3D in Computers --
The Future --
Index.
Responsibility: by Jon Peddie.
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