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Broken Line Generator

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000058032D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Aoki, Y Ishii, K [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a broken line generator which modifies initial values of parameters used in the Bresenham algorithm to draw, by a single pass, two contiguous line segments forming a broken line. The Bresenham algorithm generates a straight line from a start point (xs, ys) to an end point (xe, ye). It can be described as follows [*].