Phigs and PhigsPlus: An Introduction to 3-D Computer Graphics / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780121035150
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 10/28/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 313
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.34 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Anatomy of a PHIGS Program 1
1.2 A sample PHIGS program 5
1.3 PHIGS operating states 12
Ch. 2 The Central Structure Store 14
2.1 Defining objects with structures 15
2.2 Structure display 19
2.3 Structure networks 20
2.4 Structure traversal 21
2.5 Editing structures 23
2.6 Manipulating structures 31
Ch. 3 Workstations 35
3.1 Using workstations 36
3.2 Workstation tables 37
3.3 Updating workstations 39
3.4 Hidden line and hidden surface removal 44
3.5 Sending messages to a workstation 45
3.6 Workstation inquiries 46
3.7 Metafile workstation types 49
Ch. 4 PHIGS Output Primitives 53
4.1 Polylines 54
4.2 Polymarkers 58
4.3 Fill area 60
4.4 Fill area set 63
4.5 Text 66
4.6 Cell array 76
4.7 Generalized drawing primitive 77
Ch. 5 PHIGS Attributes 79
5.1 Attributes in PHIGS 79
5.2 Colour in PHIGS 86
5.3 Interior patterns 91
Ch. 6 Modelling Transformations in PHIGS 94
6.1 The mathematics of coordinate systems and transformations 94
6.2 PHIGS coordinate systems and transformations 105
6.3 Modelling transformations in structure networks 113
6.4 Model clipping 117
Ch. 7 Viewing in PHIGS 121
7.1 The view orientation transformation 122
7.2 The view mapping transformation 124
7.3 Using viewing transformations 128
7.4 Workstation transformations 130
7.5 A viewing example 130
Ch. 8 Using PHIGS Input 135
8.1 PHIGS input device classes 136
8.2 The PHIGS input model and PET 137
8.3 Operating modes of input devices 138
8.4 PHIGS input devices 144
8.5 A PHIGS input example 153
Ch. 9 Using Filters and Picking 159
9.1 Using the name set 159
9.2 Using filters 161
9.3 Picking with PHlGS 163
9.4 Incremental spatial search 168
Ch. 10 A Final Look at the CSS 171
10.1 Using inquiry and searching the CSS 171
10.2 Archiving structures 179
10.3 Generalized structure element 187
10.4 Application data 188
Ch. 11 Additional PHIGS Topics 189
11.1 PHIGS error handling 189
11.2 PHIGS escape functions 191
11.3 Language bindings 192
Ch. 12 PHIGS PLUS Output Primitives 197
12.1 Direct colour 198
12.2 PHIGS PLUS output primitives 199
12.3 Spline functions 208
Ch. 13 Rendering with PHIGS PLUS 219
13.1 Backface processing 220
13.2 Data mapping 222
13.3 Lighting and shading with PHIGS PLUS 225
13.4 Depth cueing 235
13.5 Colour mapping 237
Bibliography 242
App. A: A FORTRAN Example 245
App. B: A PHIGS PLUS Example 254
App. C: The PHIGS C and FORTRAN Bindings 274
App. D: PHIGS and PHIGS PLUS Function List 284
App. E: List of PFIGS Attributes 294
App. F: List of PHIGS Errors 300
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