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Economical Highlights and Sparkles For Three Dimensional Shaded Pictures

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048699D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Appel, A Evangelisti, CJ Stein, A [+details]

Abstract

Low-cost computer graphic techniques for generating a shaded picture of solid objects are described. Highlights, lowlights and sparkles, which do not require extensive CPU time or memory are utilized to greatly improve human perception of computer-generated shaded pictures of solid objects.