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In this chapter, we have been able to touch upon only a small part of the science of computer graphics and imaging. For additional information, see the references cited below.

Books About Computer Graphics

The following books are some of the best texts available on the subject of computer graphics. Many of them contain detailed chapters on specific application areas, such as imaging, ray tracing, animation, art, computer-aided design, and 3D modeling.

Artwick, Bruce A., Applied Concepts in Microcomputer Graphics, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1984.

Conrac Corporation, Raster Graphics Handbook, second edition, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, NY, 1985.

Foley, James. D., Andries van Dam, S.K. Feiner, and J. F. Hughes, Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice, second edition, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1990.

Hearn, Donald and M. Pauline Baker, Computer Graphics, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1986.

Netravali, Arun N. and Barry G. Haskell, Digital Pictures: Representation and Compression, Plenum Press, New York, NY, 1988.

Newman, William N. and Robert F. Sproull, Principles of Interactive Computer Graphics, second edition, McGraw Hill, New York, NY, 1973.

Rogers, David F. and J. Alan Adams, Mathematical Elements for Computer Graphics, second edition, McGraw Hill, New York, NY, 1990.

Rogers, David F., Procedural Elements for Computer Graphics, McGraw Hill, New York, NY, 1985.

Rosenfeld, Azriel and Avinash C. Kah, Digital Picture Processing, second edition, Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 1982.

Sharpe, L., "Tiling: Turning Unwieldy Drawings into Neat Little Packets," Inform, Association for Image and Information Management, March 1989.

Watt, Alan, Fundamentals of Three-Dimensional Computer Graphics, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1989.

Books About Color and Colorimetry

The following books are excellent reference works on color, its measurement, and its effects on the human psycho-biological system.

Benson, K. Blair, Television Engineering Handbook, second edition, McGraw Hill, New York, NY, 1986.

Billmeyer, Fred W. and Max Saltzman, Principles of Color Technology, second edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 1981.

De Grandis, Luigina, Theory and Use of Color, translated by John Gilbert, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, NY, 1986.

Foley, James. D., Andries van Dam, S.K. Feiner, and J.F. Hughes, Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice, second edition, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1990.

Hunt, R.W.G., Measuring Color, second edition, E. Horwood, New York, NY, 1991.

Hunt, R.W.G., The Reproduction of Color, third edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 1975.

Hunt, R.W.G., The Reproduction of Color in Photography, Printing and Television, Fountain Press, Tolworth, England, 1987.

Judd, Deane B., Color in Business, Science, and Industry, third edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 1975.

Kueppers, Harald, Color; Origin, Systems, Uses, translated by Bradley, F., Von Nostrand Reinhold Ltd., London, England, 1973.

Optical Society of America, Committee on Colorimetry, The Science of Color , Washington, DC, 1963.

Wyszecki, Gunter and W.S. Stiles, Color Science: Concepts and Methods, Quantitative Data and Formulae , second edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 1982.


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