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Generation of Points Using Bresenham's Algorithm

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068811D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Llewelyn, RJ Robins, AM [+details]

Abstract

The article by J. E. Bresenham in the IBM Systems Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1 (1965) describes an algorithm for plotting a line joining two points. This algorithm has become known as Bresenham's Algorithm, and various implementations of it have been described in the literature.