Method for Optimization and Multiple Screen Update Avoidance in Computer-Driven Video Displays
Original Publication Date: 1987-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31
The disclosed invention relates to a multi-phase method for processing a list of changes (edit operations) to a hierarchical graphical data structure as an interpretive aid in the creation or modification of the data structure for display purposes. A hierarchical data structure includes a set of values and associated pointers defining a tree graph.