Geometric Primitives

  title={Geometric Primitives},
  author={Alyn P. Rockwood},
  booktitle={The Computer Science and Engineering Handbook},
Geometric primitives are essential in the creation of the sophisticated objects seen in computer graphics. They provide uniformity and standardization in addition to making hardware support possible. Initially, the definition of geometric primitives was driven by either its general applicability to a broad range of needs or its satisfying ad hoc but useful… CONTINUE READING