Computer Graphics with OpenGL

Computer Graphics with OpenGL

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For junior- to graduate-level courses in computer graphics. Assuming no background in computer graphics, this junior- to graduate-level course presents basic principles for the design, use, and understanding of computer graphics systems and applications. The authors, authorities in their field, offer an integrated approach to two-dimensional and three-dimensional graphics topics. A comprehensive explanation of the popular OpenGL programming package, along with C++ programming examples illustrates applications of the various functions in the OpenGL basic library and the related GLU and GLUT packages.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 880 pages
  • 204 x 256 x 31mm | 1,522g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 3rd International edition
  • 0131202383
  • 9780131202382
  • 898,694

Table of contents

1. A Survey of Computer Graphics. 2. Overview of Graphics Systems. 3. Graphics Output Primitives. 4. Attributes of Graphics Primitives. 5. Geometric Transformations. 6. Two-Dimensional Viewing. 7. Three-Dimensional Viewing. 8. Three-Dimensional Object Representations. 9. Visible-Surface Detection Methods. 10. Illumination Models and Surface-Rendering Methods. 11. Interactive Input Methods and Graphical User Interfaces. 12. Color Models and Color Applications. 13. Computer Animation. 14. Hierarchical Modeling.show more

About Donald Hearn

Donald Hearn joined the Computer Science faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1985. Dr. Hearn has taught a wide range of courses in computer graphics, scientific visualization, computational science, mathematics, and applied science. Also, he has directed numerous research projects and published a variety of technical articles in these areas. M. Pauline Baker is on the faculty of the Computer Science Department and the School for Informatics at Indiana University-Purdue University. Dr- Baker is also a Distinguished Scientist and the Director of the Pervasive Technology Lab for Visualization and Interactive Spaces, and she collaborates with research groups on the use of computer graphics and virtual reality to explore scientific data. Previously, Dr. Baker was the Associate Director for Visualization and Virtual Environments at NCSA (National Center for Supercomputer Applications), University of Illinois.show more

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