Digital Media: A Problem-solving Approach for Computer Graphics by Rimon EliasDigital Media: A Problem-solving Approach for Computer Graphics by Rimon Elias

Digital Media: A Problem-solving Approach for Computer Graphics

byRimon Elias

Paperback | April 9, 2014

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Focusing on the computer graphics required to create digital media this book discusses the concepts and provides hundreds of solved examples and unsolved problems for practice. Pseudo codes are included where appropriate but these coding examples do not rely on specific languages. The aim is to get readers to understand the ideas and how concepts and algorithms work, through practicing numeric examples.

Topics covered include:

2D Graphics

3D Solid Modelling

Mapping Techniques

Transformations in 2D and 3D Space

Illuminations, Lighting and Shading

Ideal as an upper level undergraduate text,Digital Media - A Problem-solving Approach for Computer Graphic,approaches the field at a conceptual level thus no programming experience is required, just a basic knowledge of mathematics and linear algebra.

Rimon Elias received his M.C.S. and Ph.D. degrees both in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa, Canada in 1999 and 2004 respectively. He is interested in different image-related and digital media fields. He has published several encyclopedia, journal and conference papers in addition to one book and book chapters. Dr. Elias i...
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Title:Digital Media: A Problem-solving Approach for Computer GraphicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:686 pagesPublished:April 9, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319051369

ISBN - 13:9783319051369

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Table of Contents

Preface.- List of Abbreviations.- List of Examples.- List of Problems.- Introduction.- 2D Graphics.- Transformations in 2D Space.- 3D Solid Modeling.- Transformations in 3D Space.- Curves.- Surfaces.- Projections.- View Transformations.- Visibility.- Illumination, Lighting and Shading.- Mapping Techniques.- Color Spaces.- Linear Algebra.- Coordinate Systems.- Index.