A solution to the hidden surface problem

  title={A solution to the hidden surface problem},
  author={M. Newell and R. G. Newell and T. L. Sancha},
  • M. Newell, R. G. Newell, T. L. Sancha
  • Published 1972
  • Computer Science
  • A method for producing half-tone pictures by computer is presented. The basic method, which is very simple, works well in most cases, but does not handle all objects correctly. The extended method, which copes with all cases, is also described. The functions used for calculating the intensity of parts of objects, and the method for handling transparency, are discussed. Examples of pictures produced by this method are included, and the times taken to generate them are tabulated. The extended… CONTINUE READING
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