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1999
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Interactive technical illustration

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Interactive technical illustration
A rendering is an abstraction that favors, preserves, or even emphasizes some qualities while sacrificing, suppressing, or omitting other characteristics that are not the focus of attention. Most computer graphics rendering activities have been concerned with photorealism, i.e., trying to emulate an image that looks like a highquality photograph. This laudable goal is useful and appropriate in many applications, but not in technical illustration where elucidation of structure and technical information is the preeminent on. This calls for a different kind of abstraction in which technical communication is central, but art and appearance are still essential instruments toward this end. Work that has been done on computer generated technical illustrations has focused on static images, and has not included all of the techniques used to hand draw technical illustrations. A paradigm for the display of technical illustrations in a dynamic environment is presented. This display environment i...
Bruce Gooch, Peter-Pike J. Sloan, Amy Gooch, Peter
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Type Conference
Year 1999
Where SI3D
Authors Bruce Gooch, Peter-Pike J. Sloan, Amy Gooch, Peter Shirley, Richard F. Riesenfeld
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