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Visualization of natural phenomena

Author: Robert S Wolff; Larry Yaeger
Publisher: Santa Clara, Calif. : TELOS, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Visualization of Natural Phenomena is an integrated book/CD-ROM package which allows users to interactively explore the techniques used in scientific visualization. It is designed for a broad range of computer professionals, scientists, researchers, teachers, students, and other interested readers.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wolff, Robert S., 1947-
Visualization of natural phenomena.
Santa Clara, Calif. : TELOS, ©1993
(OCoLC)629795305
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert S Wolff; Larry Yaeger
ISBN: 0387978097 9780387978093 3540978097 9783540978091
OCLC Number: 28507658
Description: xxvi, 374 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for computer laser optical disc: Macintosh II or later; 8MB RAM; System 7.01 or 7.1; hard disk drive with 5MB free space; 13 in. RGB monitor (8-bit color minimum); CD-ROM player. QuickTime 1.5 or later needed to play movies.; System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Macintosh II or later; 8MB RAM; System 7.01 or 7.1; hard disk drive with 5MB free space; 13 in. RGB monitor (8-bit color minimum); CD-ROM player. QuickTime 1.5 or later needed to play movies.
Contents: Tech Note 15: Shading and Illumination Models --
Appendix A: The Making of VNP.
Responsibility: Robert S. Wolff, Larry Yaeger.

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