Overview of graphics systems

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CAP4730: Computational Structures in Computer Graphics Basic Graphics Hardware
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Outline Survey of Computer Graphics Overview of Graphics Systems Image Basics Graphics Hardware Input Describing something to the computer Computation Computing what we want to draw Output Final representation
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Business of Generating Images Images are made up of pixels
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RGB RGB Color cube (what we use in computer graphics) Other color spaces include HSV, YUV, YCrCb, and YIQ
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Survey of Computer Graphics Early Applications Data Visualization Charts and Graphs Computer Aided Design (CAD) Q: Why wireframe? Why these apps? A: Better conceptualization, interaction, transfer of ideas
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Computer Graphics Applications Virtual Reality VR: User interacts and
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Unformatted text preview: views with a 3D world using “more natural” means – Best VR? • Data Visualization – Scientific, Engineering, Medical data – Visualizing millions to billions of data points – See trends – Different schemes Computer Graphics Applications • Education and Training – Models of physical, financial, social systems – Comprehension of complex systems • Computer Art – Fine and commercial art – Performance Art – Aesthetic Computing – SIGGRAPH • Games/Movies Computer Graphics Applications • Image Processing – ~Inverse of Graphics – Start with a picture – Process picture information • Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) – WIMP interface – HCI...
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