General Method for Drawing Ellipses on Raster Graphics Devices
Original Publication Date: 1986-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09
A technique is described for drawing all or part of an arbitrary ellipse onto a raster for devices such as a digital plotter, a raster display, or an all-points-addressable graphics printer. The ellipse may have any ratio of major or minor axis and any orientation relative to the coordinate axis of the graphic space.