Glide: a language for design information systems

  title={Glide: a language for design information systems},
  author={Charles Eastman and Max Henrion},
  booktitle={SIGGRAPH '77},
  • Charles Eastman, Max Henrion
  • Published in SIGGRAPH '77 1977
  • Computer Science
  • 1 An IMAGE that contains sufficient information for generation of graphics, possibly including hidden line or surface elimination. This usually consists of an unstructured set of planar or curved faces. 2 A SHAPE model represents elements as solid bodies, usually polyhedral. It is spatially complete, meaning that it has a closed, volume-containing surface which contains sufficient information to determine whether any point is inside or outside. For the shape sculpting operations of union… CONTINUE READING


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