Some techniques for shading machine renderings of solids

  title={Some techniques for shading machine renderings of solids},
  author={Arthur Appel},
  booktitle={AFIPS '68 (Spring)},
  • Arthur Appel
  • Published in AFIPS '68 (Spring) 30 April 1968
  • Art
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