From the Publisher
Reflecting the rapid expansion of the use of computer graphics and of C as a programming language of choice for implementation, this new version of the best-selling Hearn and Baker text converts all programming code into the C language. Assuming the reader has no prior familiarity with computer graphics, the authors present basic principles for design, use, and understanding of computer graphics systems. The authors are widely considered authorities in computer graphics, and are known for their accessible writing style.
From the Back Cover
This timely new version of a popular computer graphics book features the C language in programming examples to demonstrate the implementation of graphics application. These well-known authors assume no prior knowledge of computer graphics when presenting the basic principles for the design, use, and understanding of computer graphics systems. However, some knowledge of C programming is assumed as the reader learns how to use algorithms for creating and manipulating graphics displays.