Generalizations of the B Spline Approximation and Their Applications to Geometric Problems in Computer Aided Designs
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Information Science and Technology
Steven A. Coons
Computer applications, Sketchpad, Graphic design
Library and Information Science
Since the beginning of the 1960's, the use of graphic terminals in computer applications has proliferated steadily. The landmark development of a truly interactive graphic device is that of Sutherland's SKETCHPAD ... With the advent in computer technology, interactive graphic terminals have become more sophisticated and have been able to handle a wide variety of features and functions, such as 3-dimensional clipping, windowing, shading and hidden surface removal ... Such terminals provide more elaboration applications in all forms of computer-aided designs and they are widely used in the industries ...
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Tse, Kam-Fook, "Generalizations of the B Spline Approximation and Their Applications to Geometric Problems in Computer Aided Designs" (1975). School of Information Studies: Dissertations. 46.