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Graphics Gems V Paperback – Large Print, September 19, 2011
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From the Back Cover
Latest collection of graphics tips in The Graphics Gems Series written by the leading programmers in the field. Contains about 50 new gems displaying the most recent and innovative techniques in graphics programming. Includes new gems on ellipses,
splines, Bezier curves, and ray tracing. Disk included contains source code from all five volumes and is available in both IBM and Macintosh versions. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Alan W. Paeth is a professor of computer science at Okanagan University College in British Columbia. Previously, he was a research scientist specializing in VLSI technology at Xerox PARC. The principle architect of the first operational Pixelplanes silicon, he also fabricated the first Berkeley RISC and SGI Graphics Engine chips. His degrees span three calendar decades and three fields: Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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Highlights (for me) include polygon/cube intersection testing, a good polygon triangulator, and an entire z-buffering library.