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Practical ray tracing in C

Author: Craig A Lindley
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1992.
Series: Wiley professional computing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The companion disks contain all of the source code developed in the book along with some images from the "Gallery of Images." Instructions for porting the DKBTrace ray-tracer code to different computer environments such as the Amiga, MAC, VAX etc. are included as files on the disks, but are not discussed in the text.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lindley, Craig A.
Practical ray tracing in C.
New York : Wiley, ©1992
(OCoLC)712559756
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig A Lindley
ISBN: 0471573019 9780471573012
OCLC Number: 26400778
Description: xxii, 506 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm + 2 computer discs (5 1/4 in.).
Details: System requirements for computer disks: IBM-compatible PC with 286 or higher processor, numeric coprocessor recommended; DOS; Borland C/C++ 2.0 or Turbo C 2.0 or later necessary to modify code; ASCII editor such as Borland's Sidekick; VGA or SuperVGA graphics adapter and color monitor (SuperVGA card needs 1 MB RAM to display 1024 by 768 images in 256 colors); VESA-compatible graphics card and v256.exe or other GIF viewing program required to display GIF image files.
Contents: pt. 1. The Science of Ray Tracing. 1. Background Information. 2. Introduction to Ray-Tracing Theory. 3. A First Ray-Tracer Program. 4. Color Quantization and Display of Image Data. 5. Graphics File Formats and Functions --
pt. 2. The Art of Ray Tracing and Gallery of Images. 6. DKBTrace and the Image Development Process. 7. Basic Ray-Tracing Techniques. 8. Intermediate Ray-Tracing Techniques. 9. Image Model Discussions --
pt. 3. Additional Information.
Series Title: Wiley professional computing.
Responsibility: Craig A. Lindley.
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A practical introduction to ray tracing, which has been designed specifically for those new to the field of computer graphics. The accompanying diskette contains colour ray-traced images and two  Read more...

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